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CHIP — “‘Opportunity to reflect’: Service honors 58 homeless who died in Marion County in 2019”
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CHIP — “‘Opportunity to reflect’: Service honors 58 homeless who died in Marion County in 2019”

“I think it’s a real opportunity to reflect as a community on the stark realities and challenges people experiencing homelessness are facing,” Chelsea Haring-Cozzi, the coalition’s executive director, told IndyStar. “And for many, that becomes a real matter of life and death.”

CHIP — “Plan to house homeless off to slow start”
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CHIP — “Plan to house homeless off to slow start”

Additionally, lining up those support services for the developments—an imperative piece of permanent supportive housing—can be challenging, said Chelsea Haring-Cozzi, executive director of CHIP. Doing so requires entities that might not have previously worked together—developers, property managers and homeless service providers—to form collaborative relationships.

CHIP — “Youth homelessness rising in Indianapolis and there are laws in place keeping them from shelters”
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CHIP — “Youth homelessness rising in Indianapolis and there are laws in place keeping them from shelters”

The Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention says, last year 183 people under the age of 25 were experiencing homelessness in Indianapolis.

CHIP — “Wheeler Mission asks for coat donations, resources for those struggling in cold”
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CHIP — “Wheeler Mission asks for coat donations, resources for those struggling in cold”

The Handbook of Help, published by the the Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention, lists 11 emergency shelters and 12 clothing pantries around Indianapolis.

CHIP — “They were spending $1,000 a day on crack and heroin. Then she cried out to God”
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CHIP — “They were spending $1,000 a day on crack and heroin. Then she cried out to God”

In September, Moran’s family watched from the audience as she accepted the Diamond Service Award from Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention, which recognizes individuals who have overcome homelessness and is now giving back.

CHIP — “Help Wheeler Mission expand women and children’s homeless shelter”
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CHIP — “Help Wheeler Mission expand women and children’s homeless shelter”

According to the Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention Homeless county findings, children and youth make up about 30% of the local homeless population.

CHIP — “Merritt says collaboration will be key to solving the city’s biggest problems”
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CHIP — “Merritt says collaboration will be key to solving the city’s biggest problems”

[Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention] has done a really good job of creating the opportunity for information, data, everything where homelessness pervades, but we haven’t activated it.

CHIP — “Hackney: A mayoral election is fast approaching. What will uninformed voters do?”
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CHIP — “Hackney: A mayoral election is fast approaching. What will uninformed voters do?”

They also participated in a moderated Q&A discussion on homelessness at the Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention’s annual Celebration fundraiser.

CHIP — Here’s what Joe Hogsett and Jim Merritt say they’ll do to end homelessness in Indianapolis
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CHIP — Here’s what Joe Hogsett and Jim Merritt say they’ll do to end homelessness in Indianapolis

Mayor Joe Hogsett and his Republican challenger, Sen. Jim Merritt, broke down their strategies for combating homelessness in Marion County Wednesday evening at the Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention’s annual Celebration fundraiser.

CHIP — Indy mayoral candidates want state law to better protect tenants
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CHIP — Indy mayoral candidates want state law to better protect tenants

Democratic incumbent Joe Hogsett and Republican state Sen. Jim Merritt participated in a discussion about homelessness at the Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention annual fundraiser and awards presentation on Wednesday evening.