ENDING HOMELESSNESS

Our Mission

Open Doors Homeless Coalition is a collaborative initiative in South Mississippi dedicated to building solutions to homelessness through improved service delivery, community outreach and advocacy.

Links to latest
Continuum of Care documents

ALL IN: The Federal Stategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness

All In:
The Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness

Plan issued in December 2022 by the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness to reduce homelessness by 25% by January 2025

Are you homeless, or experiencing a housing crisis in South Mississippi?Call 228-604-2048If you need other essential servicescall 211

What we are doing

In South Mississippi

Record Number of People Housed in 2021

Making An Impact

In South Mississippi

Open Doors helps vulnerable extended family find immediate emergency housing

An End to Veteran Homelessness

Our Programs

Coordinated Entry

Open Doors Homeless Coalition’s Coordinated Entry system is the “front door” to housing opportunities and services through the Continuum of Care.

Homeless Prevention and Rapid Rehousing

For individuals and families who are experiencing a housing crisis and qualify for assistance, or are living outside and identified by community outreach teams.

Choice Program

Creating Housing Options In Communities for Everyone (CHOICE)  provides rental assistance, to make housing affordable for individuals with serious mental illness.

Continuum of Care

The Continuum of Care is a collaborative planning process involving over 50 member agencies and concerned citizens to create and implement solutions to homelessness. 

Homesless Management Information System (HMIS)

Open Doors Homeless Coalition serves as the HMIS lead for in the six southern-most counties of Mississippi: Harrison, Jackson, Hancock, Stone, George, and Pearl River Counties.

Open Doors Homeless Coalition serves the six counties of South Mississippi