A Day of Services

for The homeless & near homeless
in conjunction with St. Leo’s Coat Drive

Project Homeless Connect is a one-day, one-stop event to provide people experiencing homelessness with access to a broad range of services.


Thursday, October 22, 2015

Evangelical Free Church

2609 S Blaine, Grand Island, NE
10 a.m. until 3 p.m.*
*Lunch provided for FREE.

Pick up spots.

Salvation Army, Grand Island Public Library and Trinity United Methodist Church. Busses run on a continuous loop. Pick up times will vary.

About The Event

Project Homeless Connect is a one-day, one-stop event where individuals and families who are homeless or near homeless are able to receive a wide variety of immediate, on-site services and support for unmet needs.

Event History

Project Homeless Connect is an innovative model to address the needs of people who are homeless in cities all across the United States, Canada, and Australia.

The event concept began in 2004. It has been held in over 200 communities including Lincoln, Omaha, Hastings, and now Grand Island.

Available Services

Services provided in the following areas at no cost.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Housing
  • Employment
  • Legal
  • Haircuts
  • Footcare
  • Literacy
  • . . . And More.

Participating Businesses & Organizations

The following businesses, agencies and organizations are graciously providing their services to Project Homeless Connect.
  • Nebraska Childrens Home
  • Central Community College
  • Early Development Network
  • Project Help
  • Goodwill
  • Families Care
  • Nebraska Department of Labor
  • Associated Staffing
  • St. Francis Medical Center
  • Dept. of Health & Human Services
  • Central Health Center
  • Central District Health Department
  • Coventry Cares
  • Nebraska AIDS Project
  • Arbor Health Plan
  • Legal Aid of Nebraska
  • Hope Harbor
  • The Crisis Center
  • Veterans Affairs
  • Central Nebraska Human Society
  • Hall County Safe Homes
  • Project Hunger
  • Food Bank for the Heartland
  • Hall County Housing Authority
  • Rathjen Physical Therapy
  • Central Nebraska Community Services
  • Jim Carlton-Bikes
  • Nebraska Childrens Home
  • Steve Ecklund Dentistry
  • Steve Anderson Dentistry
  • Third City Community Clinic
  • Independence Rising
  • Head Start/Early Head Start
  • JBS Swift and Company
  • Proteus
  • Vocational Rehab
  • Department of Labor
  • UNL Extension
  • Maryland Living Center
  • Special Touch Styling Salon
  • Trends Hair Salon
  • DMV
  • SFMC Alcohol and Drug Treatment
  • Project CARE
  • COSMO Bus
  • Lions Club
  • Mid Plains Behavioral Health
  • Region 3
  • Department of VA
  • VA
  • Lutheran Family Services
  • E-Free
  • Central Nebraska Council on Alcoholism and Addictions
  • Grand Generation Center
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Office of Health Disparities and Health Equity
  • City of Grand Island
  • Humane Society
  • Wells Fargo