Ashe County Coalition for the Homeless

Officers of the ACCH Board
~ David Blackburn, Chairman
~ Michael Lea, Vice Chairman
~ Lori Watts, Secretary
~ Tommy McClure, Treasurer

Ashe County Homeless


> 1/29/14 - Point-in-Time Count:
   135 Individuals
> 56% are under the age of 17

> 79% are women & children
**The point in time survey is
  conducted each year for a count
  of the homeless for that day in    January.



We welcome your participation through service on a committee and we welcome  your financial assistance.

Mission and Vision Statements

Mission Statement - To coordinate compassionate services for individuals and families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

Vision Statement – To prevent and reduce homelessness in Ashe County. 

Definition of Homelessness:  –  Any person or family in financial need and primarily sleeping in a vehicle, porch, tent, emergency shelter, emergency room, 24 hour business,  or other place not meant for permanent human habitation.

Tamales Restaurant in Jefferson behind Hardees is allowing the Ashe County Homeless Coalition to receive 10% of the proceeds from 11:00am until 3:00PM on Tuesday, January 27th. Have lunch and help the homeless in Ashe County. If you or an agency that is in contact with the homeless attends we can supply you with A" Point in Time Information" sheet to help us count the number of homeless in Ashe County for one day (January 28th)

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