P.O. Box 334Green Bay, WI 54305Brown County Homeless and Housing CoalitionMissionBrown County Homeless and Housing Coalition (BCHHC) is a community based organization working to end homelessness in our area. We coordinate Brown County's Continuum of Care for homeless and housing insecure residents. We establish provider accountability and support programming to engage persons who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless in their efforts to become self-sufficient.Statement of PurposeThe Brown County Homeless and Housing Coalition is a group representing organizations with a common concern for the plight of homeless persons in the Brown County area. The main purpose of the Coalition is to address the basic needs of individuals and families without permanent shelter using the most humane and equitable means available; to improve the quality of community services available for the homeless; to provide a collective community and social policy making bodies which have the capacity to reduce and prevent the occurrence of social conditions which contribute to homelessness in our area.The function of the Coalition is not to compete with or to duplicate existing services, rather it is to identify and to enable ways to address gaps in services for the homeless. Specifically, the coalition will:1. Address the physical needs of the homeless.2. Coordinate, that is, promote, network and centralize, information and the delivery of services by various programs.3. Identify unmet needs and gaps in services for the homeless (shelter, transitional, and permanent housing).4. Inform the community and social policy making bodies about the needs and social conditions affecting the homeless.5. Develop appropriate support services which enhance the self-sufficiency of the homeless.