You Hold The Keys.

You can make a difference. Become a member, volunteer, advocate, or simply come to a meeting and find out more about how together, we can end homelessness in Acadiana.

Help End Homelessness in Acadiana

ARCH General Meetings  of the Acadiana Homelessness Continuum of Care are open to the public. Attend a meeting anytime to see what ARCH is all about, to learn more about homelessness in Acadiana, and to find out how you can help!

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eneral Meetings of the Acadiana Homelessness Continuum of Care are usually held in Lafayette on the 4th Thursday of each month. All meetings will be held at Hospice of Acadiana (2600 Johnston St / Lafayette, LA).

Anyone can attend the meetings. Please let us know if you plan to attend so that appropriate accommodations can be made. Click on the link next to the meeting date or email arch@archacadiana.org to RSVP.

2019 Calendar

Join us at 12:00pm for a networking lunch and a brief presentation on the “state of homelessness and housing” in Acadiana.

Click on the links below to RSVP.

Jan. 24 – Housing Listening Tour Presentation at noon

Training for Point in Time will be held at 2-3:30pm.

Feb. 28 – Veterans Administration Presentation on Veteran Homelessness

Mar. 28 – Preliminary PIT results

Apr. 25 – Cancelled

May 30 – *5th Thursday*

Jun. 27 –

Jul. 25 –

Aug. 22 –

Sep. 26 –

Oct. 24 –

Nov. 21  – Annual Meeting *3rd Thursday* –

Dec – No ARCH meeting

Ways to Get Involved

SIGN UP 

Click HERE to sign up for ARCH email newsletter to stay up to date on the latest ways to help end homelessness in Acadiana.

ATTEND A MEETING 

Attending one of the monthly General Meetings of ARCH is the easiest way to get started and become familiar with the needs of the Acadiana community.

VOLUNTEER

We have several opportunities for individuals and groups to volunteer for specific events like Point-In-Time counts, Homeless Connect Events, Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, and more.

For more information on volunteer opportunities, follow the ARCH blog, Writing Home, and look for the “volunteer” tags.

ADVOCATE

ARCH is always seeking advocates to speak out on behalf of those experiencing homelessness in Acadiana. Advocacy through calling or writing elected representatives is a proven method of raising awareness and creating change that affects policy.

For more information on advocacy opportunities, follow the ARCH blog, Writing Home, and look for the “advocate” tags.

DONATE

If you are interested in donating physical items (in-kind donations), please contact our Executive Director, Leigh Rachal via email at arch@archacadiana.org.

For more information on in-kind donation opportunities, follow the ARCH blog, Writing Home, and look for the “donate” tags.

Cash donations are accepted via PayPal here.

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