Cumberland County’s Freeholder Board could begin discussions later this month on creating a homeless trust fund with a $3 fee.
Homeless Trust Funds
Need to address homelessness from a holistic and community-based approach that coordinates funding and social services in a manner that is efficient.
The Center for Community Change published economic benefit studies and the creative ways housing trust fund campaigns are using these studies
We know enough to end homelessness – Housing First. Many of these are the highest users of emergency care and emergency room facilities.
Middlesex County was one of the first counties in the establish a Homeless Trust Fund and by December 31, 2013, the Fund has collected $1,019,378.