Events

Upcoming Events

October 29th at 1:00pm - Pikes Peak Continuum of Care Fall Membership Meeting

Any organization or individual committed to ending homelessness in El Paso County, Colorado is invited to attend. The PPCoC holds bi-annual membership meetings to provide community updates and vote on membership activities.  Register for this online event at: https://www.gotomeet.me/EvanCaster/coc_meeting
 
You can also dial in using your phone at +1 (571) 317-3122 Access code: 683-043-933

Past Events

The Suicide Prevention Collaborative of El Paso County 2021 Call to Action Event.

On September 28, 2021 partners from across our community shared an overview of the action the Collaborative has taken, outcomes, and future plans to reduce the rate of suicide in El Paso County. They also shared opportunities and concrete ways you or your organizations can join the efforts in a way that your capacity allows. These opportunities and actions are included at the end of each presentation, as well as in the final presentation “Call to Action- Summary & Next Steps”.  Click on the logo to the right for a video recording of the event.

Colorado Springs Human Relations Commission Presents: Addressing Homelessness on the Rise

On August 24th, Evan Caster, Manager of Homelessness Initiatives, CHP, and Shawna Kemppainen, Executive Director of The Place, addressed issues of equity, housing, and services under the responsibility of the Council. Click on the image above to watch the recording.

Community leaders come together to discuss prevention strategies for military and veteran suicide

On Thursday, June 22, the Suicide Prevention Collaborative of El Paso County held an Executive Leadership Summit on Military and Veteran Suicide to bring area leaders together to discuss solutions to this issue. Click on the image above to watch the recording.

Announcement of $500,000 Investment for Colorado Springs Housing and Homeless Fund
April 29, 2021

Kaiser Permanente, joined by the City of Colorado Springs and CHP, announced a $500,000 contribution to establish the city’s first Housing and Homeless Services Fund. Directed by CHP, on behalf of the Pikes Peak Continuum of Care, the Fund will be used to strengthen the city’s homeless response system and enhance services to connect residents to permanent housing. This contribution represents Kaiser Permanente’s largest-ever community health investment in Colorado Springs.

For a video of the annoucement, click here

CSBJ's Community Conversation on Homelessness

Watch Beth Roalstad of Homeward Pikes Peak and Evan Caster, Manager of Homeless Initiatives at CHP discuss our community’s collaborative approach to addressing homelessness in the Pikes Peak region. To access a recording of the event, click here.

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