We CREATE COLLABORATION to rebuild the lives of people experiencing homelessness in Columbus and Franklin County.
We collaborate to bring together diverse organizations to work together as an efficient system that provides safe shelter and quick access to housing for men, women and families experiencing homelessness.
We INVEST IN QUALITY PROGRAMS to rebuild the lives of people experiencing homelessness in Columbus and Franklin County.
We use an outcome-based funding model that measures performance, monitors programs' success, and assures the system's effectiveness as a whole to serve 12,000 of Columbus and Franklin County's most vulnerable citizens each year.
We lead the community's response to homelessness, overseeing a network of partners delivering an array of services including homelessness prevention, street outreach, shelter, rapid re-housing, and permanent supportive housing.
DID YOU KNOW? Using our nationally-recognized model and our Rebuilding Lives plan, we work on the full scope of homelessness priorities:
Linking people at imminent risk of homelessness to community resources;
Helping individuals and families address their immediate housing crisis;
Moving people from crisis to stability and
Advocating for policies and resources to end homelessness.
Community Shelter Board
111 Liberty Street, Ste 150
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Community Shelter Board receives support from the City of Columbus, the Franklin County Board of Commissioners, the United Way of Central Ohio, The Columbus Foundation, Nationwide Foundation, American Electric Power Foundation, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the State of Ohio, and many other public and private investors.