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CHIP — “Logan native is director of Indy LGBTQ transitional housing facility”
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CHIP — “Logan native is director of Indy LGBTQ transitional housing facility”

As of today, over $1 million of the $1.5 million-dollar startup goal has been raised. Trinity Haven has received funding from the Lilly Endowment, the Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention and Episcopal Churches, among others.

CHIP — “New law to help youth experiencing homelessness obtain ID documents”
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CHIP — “New law to help youth experiencing homelessness obtain ID documents”

CHIP, the Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention has ways to donate online if you would like to help the homeless youth, as do the Indiana Youth Group, and Outreach, Inc.

CHIP — “Homelessness Count Shows Slight Decrease, But Problem Persists”
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CHIP — “Homelessness Count Shows Slight Decrease, But Problem Persists”

On Thursday, May 23, the Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention released the results of the yearly study, which was conducted the night of Wednesday, Jan. 30.

CHIP — “Homelessness is at a 5-year low in Indy. Here’s why advocates say that’s ‘unacceptable.’”
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CHIP — “Homelessness is at a 5-year low in Indy. Here’s why advocates say that’s ‘unacceptable.’”

“While this is trending in the right direction,” said Chelsea Haring-Cozzi, the coalition’s executive director, “this number is still unacceptable.”

CHIP — “Interview with Jenni White, Founding Executive Director of Trinity Haven”
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CHIP — “Interview with Jenni White, Founding Executive Director of Trinity Haven”

Trinity Episcopal Church incubated Trinity Haven until it received its own nonprofit designation in 2018. While all youth will be warmly welcomed at Trinity’s worship services if they wish to attend, there are no religious requirements for residents of Trinity Haven.

CHIP — “The numbers are in from Indianapolis’ census of homeless youth. Here’s what we learned”
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CHIP — “The numbers are in from Indianapolis’ census of homeless youth. Here’s what we learned”

It’s only the second such count conducted in Indianapolis, so it’s too early to establish trends, but gathering the data allows for researchers and public and private entities to better tailor resources and outreach to address the community’s needs, said Chelsea Haring-Cozzi, the coalition’s executive director.

CHIP — “One Group’s Attempt To Count Indy’s Unaccompanied Homeless Youth”
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CHIP — “One Group’s Attempt To Count Indy’s Unaccompanied Homeless Youth”

WFYI’s City Desk reporter Drew Daudelin sat down with Chelsea Haring-Cozzi, executive director of the Coalition For Homelessness Intervention and Prevention, to ask about the ideas and challenges behind the project.

CHIP — “Group focuses on homeless youth and young adults as numbers rise”
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CHIP — “Group focuses on homeless youth and young adults as numbers rise”

A new count shows the number of homeless youth in Marion county is on the rise.The count was done by the Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention on November 7, 2018. They found 183 youth under age 25 who were experiencing homelessness. The number was 96 more than the number of homeless youth discovered during the 2017 count.

CHIP — “New report shows drastic jump in homeless youth, but…”
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CHIP — “New report shows drastic jump in homeless youth, but…”

“While this comparison between 2017 and 2018 shows a significant increase, I caution people to say it’s an authentic increase,” said Chelsea Haring-Cozzi, the executive director of CHIP. “I really think it’s a better capacity to get data this year. We included data we hadn’t in 2017. It’s not an apples to apples comparison between the two years.”

CHIP — “Home for LGBTQ youth to open this summer”
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CHIP — “Home for LGBTQ youth to open this summer”

Trinity Haven is scheduled to open this summer in the Mapleton-Fall Creek neighborhood of Indianapolis. It will serve LGBTQ youth ages 16-21. When it opens, Trinity Haven will be able to house up to 10 youth at a time, with the potential to eventually house at least 15.