HCPC News

Are you homeless or in danger of being homeless?

Please call 863-687-8386 to complete a coordinated assessment by phone. 

If you are a veteran, please call 863-OUR-VET-6 ext. 1006

 


COVID-19 EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE

 If you are in danger of eviction due to financial impact from COVID-19:

If you are within Lakeland city limits, please apply directly to City of Lakeland at www.lakelandgov.net or call (863)834-2273.

Beginning Tuesday, May 19, 2020, anyone in Polk County may apply for financial assistance directly from Polk County. Please visit                                        https://www.polk-county.net/polk-cares-2020 for more information on this program.

If you have called us already and want to check the status of your COVID-19 assistance request, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

If you are checking on the status of your case that is not related to COVID-19, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   .

 


 

  If you are in physical danger where you are staying or you are fleeing from domestic violence:

please call the Domestic Violence Hotline at (863)413-2700.

  

If you are a Veteran in need of assistance: please call (863)246-0223.

 

For inquiries on other emergency assistance: please call 2-1-1.

 


 

 2020 Continuum of Care Membership

If you are interested in ending homelessness in Polk County, please join our Continuum of Care! To become a member, you’ll need to complete an application and pay annual dues of $100 for businesses or $50 for individuals. Our membership meets monthly to evaluate existing services and possible service gaps, review state and national guidance, and collaborate on ways to fulfill our mission of making homelessness in Polk County rare, non-recurring, and short-lived. In addition, members have voting rights on CoC policy as well as the opportunity to participate in CoC grant applications.

 


 

2020 QUARTER 3 BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

 HCPC Board of Directors Meeting
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
3:00 pm
Via Conference Call
 

 
 
MAY CoC MEMBERSHIP MEETING
 
Continuum of Care Membership Meeting
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
9:00 am
Via Conference Call
 

 
MAY CoC GOVERNANCE MEETING
 
Continuum of Care Governance Meeting
 Thursday, May 21, 2020
11:30 am
Microsoft Teams Meeting