Our Mission & Charter
The Chittenden County Homeless Alliance is a coalition of individuals, organizations, and government entities who support our vision of a safe, decent, affordable, stable home for every person and family in Chittenden County.
Our mission is to end homelessness in Chittenden County by being a forum for gathering information, building consensus, coordinating efforts, and advocating the end of homelessness through prevention, early intervention, and remediation.
The Chittenden County Homeless Alliance envisions a future in which every person and family in Chittenden County has a permanent, safe, decent, affordable home and the necessary means and community supports to sustain it.
⇒ Executive Committee 2021:
Will Towne, Spectrum Youth and Family Services, Co-Chair
Sarah Russell, Community Economic Development Office, Co-Chair
Jane Helmstetter, Volunteer, Facilitator
Lacey Smith, Burlington Police Department, Secretary
Travis Poulin, Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity, Interim Treasurer
Marcella Gange, Community Economic Development Office, Collaborative Applicant (non-voting)
⇒ Other Governing Documents:
CCHA CE Policies and Procedures
Vermont Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) Governance Charter
CCHA Affirmative Outreach and Marketing Policy
CCHA Education Services Policy
CCHA Non-Discrimination Policy Associated training and information available here.