individuals sheltered or permanently housed last year


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Our Mission

Our mission is to end homelessness in the Big Bend through leadership, education, advocacy, and the provision of quality services.

Sleep Out BBHC

Sleep Out is a joint effort between three non-profits in the Tallahassee area focused on ending homelessness. They are Big Bend Homeless Coalition (BBHC), Capital City Youth Services (CCYS) & Connecting Everyone with Second Chances (CESC). All three are front line, homeless service agencies that provide emergency shelter, case management, basic needs, and supportive services to help our neighbors move into stable housing.

Our Programs

Supportive Services for Veterans Housing/Advocates for Veteran Housing. Rapid rehousing, prevention, and case management for Veteran households.

Permanent Housing

Affordable apartments for Veterans with disabilities who have extensive histories of homelessness. A HUD-VASH project site in partnership with the Veterans Administration and the Tallahassee Housing Authority.

Permanent Housing

Affordable fully accessible apartments and supportive services for individuals with disabilities who have extensive histories of homelessness.

Permanent Housing

Housing assistance and supportive services for individuals with disabilities who have extensive histories of homelessness.

Permanent Housing

Financial assistance to pay past-due rent and utilities to prevent households with minor children from being evicted and becoming homeless.

Eviction Prevention

Emergency shelter and supportive services for households with minor children.

Emergency Shelter

Affordable apartments for low income households.

Permanent Housing

Utility deposits, initial rent payments, and case management for house-holds with children who are self-sufficient but lack funds to move into an apartment.

Permanent Housing

A job training and placement program for individuals with felony convictions.

Job Training & Placement

Sleep Out BBHC

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Sponsor Sleep Out

Browse our sponsor packages to represent your business at Sleep Out and make an impact on homelessness in Tallahassee.

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Attend Sleep Out

Put together a team! Challenge your friends, family, co-workers, or boss to give up the comforts of home for one night with you!

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Nightcap Reception

Join us the night of the Sleep Out at The Edison 6-8P for a community gathering. Light appetizers and entertainment will be provided.

Get in touch

    Contact info

    General Information

    Tel: (850) 576-5566

    Mailing Address
    325 John Knox Road, Bldg A
    Tallahassee, Florida 32303

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