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The Orange County Partnership to End Homelessness is a coalition of housing and service providers, local government and the broader community working together to prevent and end homelessness in Orange County. For more information about the OCPEH and its initiatives please email the Homeless Programs Coordinator.

2016 Point-in-Time Count - Orange County homeless statistics and information for 2016.

Orange County, NC, 2015 Continuum of Care Grant Project Application Rankings
The Orange County CoC, NC-513, received a total of eleven project applications for the 2015 CoC grant funding cycle.  The projects were reviewed by an Unbiased Review Committee using scorecards for new and renewal project applications. The results of the scoring and ranking are available here.

Orange County, NC 2015 CoC Application Information
The Continuum of Care (CoC) application is released by HUD on an annual basis; the 2015 CoC NOFA was released on September 17, 2015, and completed applications are due to HUD on November 20, 2015

FY 2015 Continuum of Care Grant:  Intent to Apply
The 2015 Notice of Funding Availability for the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Continuum of Care (homeless) program competition was released in the fall of 2015. If you are interested in applying for the 2016 (not renewal) project in the Chapel Hill/Orange County Continuum of Care (CoC), please send an email to; you will be contacted to discuss your proposal.  Renewal projects do not need to provide this information.

The Partnership's 2013 Report to the Community highlights its achievements in increasing access to Housing, Employment and Services.

The Orange County Resources Guide contains comprehensive information about services for those in need including housing, employment, education, health & dental care, mental health care, substance abuse treatment/recovery, emergency assistance, food, legal services and more. 

The Community Empowerment Fund (CEF) has an online database with a broad range of community resources.

How to Obtain Important ID Documents has information about how to obtain birth certificates, Social Security cards, voter registration cards, driver's licenses/picture IDs and a free PO Box.  Additional resources can be found here.

You can help end homelessness!

  • Form a Support Circle to serve as a support network for a person or family transitioning from homelessness to permanent housing.  Contact the Program Coordinator, Shannon Gigliotti, at the Inter-Faith Council for Social Service.
  • Donate a working or non-working vehicle through Wheels4Hope to enable a Job Partners graduate to obtain a car to get to their job!
  • You can make a tax-deductible contribution to homelessness initiatives; please click on this link:


People who live and/or work in Orange County and are interested in providing leadership to ending and preventing homelessness in our community are welcome to apply to volunteer on the Leadership Team. Applications can be completed electronically or downloaded. See the 2015 Leadership Team members; applications are accepted year-round and new members begin serving each January.

EmailSubsSubscribers to the Partnership to End Homelessness listserv will receive periodic emails about activities, volunteer opportunities, and the work of our partners in helping to prevent and end homelessness in our community. 

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For more information, email Corey Root, Homeless Programs Coordinator, or call