Media Release

Homelessness Summit Will Review 10-Year Plan

Tuesday, November 29, 2005 12:00 AM

The Alachua County Poverty Reduction Program will hold its second Homelessness Summit at noon on December 1, 2005, at the Martin Luther King Jr. Multipurpose Center, 1028 NE 14th St., Gainesville. The summit will review the work of the committees appointed during the first summit in March to develop the 10-Year Plan To End Homelessness. The four main committees were charged with studying and reporting on sustainable housing, health, law enforcement/institutional discharges, and services that will be provided to the homeless as part of the plan. The summit will also review the work of a finance committee and a faith-based committee involved in development of the plan.

The committees’ work has been compiled into a comprehensive document, the 10-Year Plan To End Homelessness, that will be reviewed at the summit, approved, and passed on to the City and County Commissions for their consideration at their joint meeting December 15.

For more information citizens can contact John Skelly, Poverty Reduction Program Director, at (352) 264-6700.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).