Mar
28
6:00 PM18:00

Community Meeting ONS Five Year 2019 Action Plan

The City of Abilene Office of Neighborhood Services (ONS) is in the process of developing the FY 2019 Action Plan. ONS is holding this community meeting where they will receive comments and input from attendees.

The mission of the West Texas Homeless Network is to lead the efforts to identify issues that affect those at risk of and experiencing homelessness and to support the development of community strategies to prevent and end homelessness. This is why it is crucial for WTHN to have representation at ONS Public Hearings and Community meetings.

Please consider attending one of the following meetings, as our input is crucial to how ONS will formulate their FY 2019 Action Plan and we need to ensure our neighbors experiencing homelessness are a priority.

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Mar
30
8:30 AM08:30

Youth Mental Health First Aid Course

  • 525 Beech Street Abilene, TX, 79601 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Become a Certified Youth Mental Health First Aid provider and gain confidence in your ability to help vulnerable youth in crisis. Counselors, parents, youth workers, etc. all welcome! Class size is limited so sign up soon! CEU’s available, lunch and books provided, donations welcome.

**Must pre-register by: Calling 325-673-2300 or emailing Samantha@abilenemha.org

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Apr
5
to Apr 6

Empowered to Connect Conference

  • Westgate Church of Christ (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come experience practical teaching in a safe and supportive community as we work to equip families, churches, and professionals to better serve children impacted by adoption and foster care.

Featuring Trust-Based Relational Intervention® methods, developed by Dr. Karyn Purvis and Dr. David Cross from the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development at TCU, to help bring attachment and connection in families.

From 9am-5pm each day.

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Apr
6
9:00 AM09:00

Every Child Matters Festival

  • BCFS-Health and Human Services Abilene (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The HOPES Program and Fatherhood EFFECT at BCFS-Health and Human Services Abilene are working hard in the planning for our Child Abuse Awareness Event in April. We have secured the Redbud Park as our location.

If your agency would like to participate in our event with an agency booth, please let us know so we may secure you a spot! Our vision is to have multiple community agencies present with a child/family activity available at each booth. Your agency will be responsible for bringing your table/chairs/canopy etc. as well as providing an event or activity for the children at your booth. 

We have had several agencies sign up, but would love to have more! For more information email at bs1118@bcfs.net. Thank you and we look forward to working together for a great cause! 

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Apr
8
7:00 PM19:00

Community Meeting ONS Five Year 2019 Action Plan

The City of Abilene Office of Neighborhood Services (ONS) is in the process of developing the FY 2019 Action Plan. ONS is holding this community meeting where they will receive comments and input from attendees.

The mission of the West Texas Homeless Network is to lead the efforts to identify issues that affect those at risk of and experiencing homelessness and to support the development of community strategies to prevent and end homelessness. This is why it is crucial for WTHN to have representation at ONS Public Hearings and Community meetings.

Please consider attending one of the following meetings, as our input is crucial to how ONS will formulate their FY 2019 Action Plan and we need to ensure our neighbors experiencing homelessness are a priority.

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May
18
8:30 AM08:30

4Mind4Body Charity Gold Tournament

Registration is at 8:30 am and it is $50 per player. Proceeds go the evidence-based support groups, education classes, advocacy and awareness work for individuals, families and Veterans affected by a mental health condition and substance use disorder and for the new campus of PHOENIX House, Abilene's first mental healthclubhouse.

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Jul
25
5:30 PM17:30

Public Hearing ONS Five Year 2019 Action Plan

The City of Abilene Office of Neighborhood Services (ONS) is in the process of developing the FY 2019 Action Plan. ONS is holding this Public Hearing where they will receive comments and input from attendees.

Please consider attending one of the following meetings, as our input is crucial to how ONS will formulate their FY 2019 Action Plan and we need to ensure our neighbors experiencing homelessness are a priority.

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Mar
26
6:30 PM18:30

Community Meeting ONS Five Year 2019 Action Plan

The City of Abilene Office of Neighborhood Services (ONS) is in the process of developing the FY 2019 Action Plan. ONS is holding this community meeting where they will receive comments and input from attendees.

The mission of the West Texas Homeless Network is to lead the efforts to identify issues that affect those at risk of and experiencing homelessness and to support the development of community strategies to prevent and end homelessness. This is why it is crucial for WTHN to have representation at ONS Public Hearings and Community meetings.

Please consider attending one of the following meetings, as our input is crucial to how ONS will formulate their FY 2019 Action Plan and we need to ensure our neighbors experiencing homelessness are a priority.

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Mar
26
8:30 AM08:30

Refugee Community Conference

The conference is intended to provide education on refugees, refugee culture, working across language barriers, and other topics of interest to individuals that encounter refugees in their daily life. We will also offer discussion time on the challenges and opportunities of being a refugee resettling community. The target audience is social service providers, (potential) employers, medical administration, school administrators, church groups, law enforcement, and other partners. Please note that the IRC is working on an educator focused training opportunity to be offered in early summer.

There is a $25 registration fee which covers breakfast, materials, and lunch. Check in is at 8am at Highland Church of Christ.

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Mar
21
6:30 PM18:30

Community Meeting ONS Five Year 2019 Action Plan

The City of Abilene Office of Neighborhood Services (ONS) is in the process of developing the FY 2019 Action Plan. ONS is holding this community meeting where they will receive comments and input from attendees.

The mission of the West Texas Homeless Network is to lead the efforts to identify issues that affect those at risk of and experiencing homelessness and to support the development of community strategies to prevent and end homelessness. This is why it is crucial for WTHN to have representation at ONS Public Hearings and Community meetings.

Please consider attending one of the following meetings, as our input is crucial to how ONS will formulate their FY 2019 Action Plan and we need to ensure our neighbors experiencing homelessness are a priority.

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Mar
8
11:00 AM11:00

Big Country Human Trafficking Coalition Meeting

  • Big Country Human Trafficking Coalition Meeting (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Big Country Human Trafficking Coalition will provide announcements and updates on the coalition for the first hour and the second hour will be dedicated to a guest speaker, Kelli White.

Kelli has become a driving force in the coalition work and she has some amazing updates to share with us about her work at Hendrick Hospital, Abilene ISD and surrounding area school districts, and with our local law enforcement. We cannot wait for you to hear from her!

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