Weekly Roundup 1.23.20

PIT is Monday! ESG RFP's due, Hiring! DOH Prevention RFA, Attention Homes Apartments, Outreach Court, and more

The 2020 Point in Time Begins Monday Night!

The Point in Time begins on Monday, January 27th at sundown! We can still use some final volunteer fill-ins and donations to purchase items for Street Outreach.

Volunteers Still Needed (LINK) – Greatest needs are with Street Outreach in Denver and Jefferson Counties on Tuesday morning/afternoon and some additional library locations in Denver and Arapahoe. Any STAFF shifts can be filled by direct services staff with the code: PIT2020

Surveying Agencies – All staff and others completing surveys MUST watch the online survey tool training, even if you have participated in PIT before! All surveys should be completed online, and paper surveys for backup as a necessity only. Training videos are here. Survey forms and online link are here. Questions? Email Diane at PIT@mdhi.org.

Donate or find other ways to support at EveryoneCounts.mdhi.org!


MDHI’s ESG Request for Proposals (RFP) due January 31st

Applications for MDHI’s Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-housing are due no later than 5:00pm on 1/31/2020. Slides from January’s RFP webinar are now posted along with other helpful documents related to the ESG program here. Please reach out to Jackie.Hernandez@mdhi.org if you have any questions related to the RFP or the program in general.


MDHI is Hiring!

Full Charge Bookkeeper: The primary responsibility of this position is to assist the Director of Finance and Administration of the Metro Denver Homeless Initiative with financial bookkeeping, accounting processes, payroll, and administrative tasks related to the entity’s legal status. A clear understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and 501(c)(3) nonprofit administration are required for this position. https://www.mdhi.org/careers


Attention Homes PSH has Leased Up!

In 2015 Attention Homes embarked on a quest to create affordable and supportive housing for young adults experiencing homelessness. The Attention Homes Apartments are a 40-unit non-time-limited supportive housing complex for 18-24 year olds exiting homelessness. The construction of this project was completed in October 2019 and all 40 units were leased up just in time for the New Year.

Read more about the project here.


Denver Outreach Court

Outreach Court is held at Denver Rescue Mission (1130 Park Ave W.) every other Wednesday at 8:30 am. The 2020 schedule and more information are available here.


DOH Homeless Prevention RFA


DOH is accepting applications for the 2020-2021 Homeless Prevention Activities Program (HPAP) through February 10, 2020. Funded through income tax check-off contributions, the HPAP Request for Applications (RFA) makes funding available to nonprofit organizations or local governments to prevent at-risk households from experiencing homelessness by providing temporary financial assistance and housing-focused case management. Families with children and young adults 18-24 years old are considered priority populations.

Read about this and all open DOH funding opportunities here.


Employment Opportunities

St. Francis Center – Social Services Case Manager

Veteran’s Community Project – Executive Director 


Upcoming Meetings and Events

MDHI Employment Committee - January 24th, 2020 - Mile High United Way

MDHI Coordinating Committee - January 24th, 2020 - Mile High United Way

Safe Parking meeting - January 24th, 2020 - Mile High United Way

Everyone Counts! Point in Time Count - January 27th -28th

Youth Action Board Meeting - January 29th - Denver Public Library

Denver Shelter And Service Provider's Meeting - February 13th -TBD

MDHI Board of Directors Meeting - February 13th - Mile High United Way


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