Who We Support

Winter Shelter Operations

Homeless Alliance

Award Date: January 4, 2024
Awarded: $175,000

Homeless Alliance operates the community’s only general use day shelter; manages OKC, Norman, and rural Oklahoma’s Homeless Management Information System (HMIS); provides housing programs; and facilitates close collaboration among the government, faith-based, and nonprofit agencies addressing homelessness in OKC. They also operate four social enterprises, each providing employment, job skills training, income and case management to people experiencing homelessness and people at risk of homelessness. This grant will help support operations for Oklahoma City's first ever permanent winter shelter, which has 300 beds and is open every night from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m., Nov. 1 through March 31, regardless of the weather.