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Safety Net Services

Our Goals

  • Community members have access to shelter.
  • Community members have access to food.

Our Strategies

South Wood County Homelessness Coalition: 

  • Distribution of the "State of the Homeless" Snapshot
  • MOU between member organizations which streamlines ability to communicate clients needs to each other and deliver services faster
  • Conduct twice-annual Point in Time Homeless Count, where volunteers count and survey any homeless individuals during a specified date and time

South Wood County Hunger Coalition: 

  • Distribute the "Food Provider Poster" which provides descriptions and contact information of all food resources in south Wood County
  • Host the annual "United We Can" event at Witter Field in June to provide awareness around food insecurities in our community with food sculpture contests.

How You Can Help

  • Volunteer for Point In Time (PIT) Homeless Count.  Contact Amy Fluno at amy@uwswac.org for more information.
  • Put together a team or sponsor a team for the UNITED WE CAN food sculpture contest. Click here for more details.

Learn More About The Safety Net Services Coalitions