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** Please note: due to COVID-19, the Coalition for the Homeless is now closed to walk-in appointments for reserving a bed in emergency shelters or making an ID. We have requested that shelters not require IDs for the duration of this public health crisis. See more info about coronavirus here. **

The Coalition for the Homeless’s mission is to prevent and end homelessness in Louisville. We are the the lead advocate for the homeless locally.
Our members consist of over 30 shelters, agencies, and advocacy groups in the Louisville area.


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the community about homelessness and inspire action. Read More»


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the community response to homelessness through efficient use of resources and funding. Read More»

There are many ways to make an impact on the homeless community here in Louisville, and we are grateful for the compassion of our many advocates, volunteers, and donors. To get engaged, please choose one of the options below.




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Sponsorship opportunity- The Coalition for the Homeless’ Associate Board is hosting the Craft Beer Throwdown this summer in a new COVID-safe way! The event will take place at ten Louisville breweries between July 15th and 25th will feature a friendly competition between new seasonal brews. We are also excited to be partnering with On Tap Tours for...

The Louisville Street Tips booklet is produced and published by the Coalition for the Homeless. It’s a quick reference guide for those in need of shelter or services. We also hope service providers find this guide useful in providing referrals to our homeless population and others in need. If you would like to obtain Street Tips in booklet format, call us at 502-636-9550 x206.

Click the following links to view the Louisville Street Tips booklet in English.




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