become a part of the efforts

There are many ways to get involved with helping out the homeless in our community …

Scroll to find information about different local groups as well as national conferences and organizations focused on ending homelessness.

Membership to the Homeless Continuum of Care of Stark County (HCCSC)

HCCSC always welcomes new members! To become a member, click HERE and complete the HCCSC membership form with your name, title, agency affiliation/job, email and telephone number. or visit our Member Resources >> Members page for more information.

Members’ meetings are held three times each year. All members are required to commit to attending at least two meetings each year.

2023 Members’ Meeting Dates

  • March 13, 2023
  • July 17, 2023
  • November 20, 2023

Stark County Homeless Services Collaborative (HSC)

The Collaborative is a group of local agencies that provide direct service to homeless clients and others who have an interest in addressing homelessness. Its focus is to end homelessness by identifying gaps in the homeless system and devising solutions to eliminate those gaps and to improve service delivery.

To join the HSC listserv, email Aaron Wagster or April Magno

State and National Resources and Conferences

For additional information about the efforts to end homelessness throughout our country and our state, please click the links below. Several of the organizations listed have annual conferences and other events; find their Events pages to get the details.


U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

National Alliance to End Homelessness (NAEH)

U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH)

Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH)


Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio (COHHIO)

Corporation for Supportive Housing – Ohio Chapter (CSH Ohio)