The Homeless Coalition of Palm Beach County


The Homeless Coalition of Palm Beach County is a leader in gap funding for programs that end homelessness in Palm Beach County.

Our Mission
Building Coalitions and Inspiring Pathways to Help End Homelessness.

Our Vision
Ending Homelessness in Palm Beach County


Funding

1,540


With your contributions the Homeless Coalition has helped housed over 1,540 men, women and children since 2015.

Collaboration

25,101


The Homeless Coalition partners with service providers across the county and we have helped more than 25,000 individuals since 2012.

Advocacy

23,465


More than 23,465 volunteers have contributed over 52,422 hours of their time to help end homelessness in Palm Beach County.

Funding

1,540


With your contributions the Homeless Coalition has helped housed over 1,540 men, women and children since 2015.

Collaboration

25,101


The Homeless Coalition partners with service providers across the county and we have helped more than 25,000 individuals since 2012.

Advocacy

23,465


More than 23,465 volunteers have contributed over 52,422 hours of their time to help end homelessness in Palm Beach County.

Volunteer

Breaking Bread, Breaking Barriers (4B)

Senator Philip D. Lewis Center
Address: 1000 45th Street
West Palm Beach, FL 33407

The Breaking Bread, Breaking Barriers Program provides 3 meals a day to the 70 men & women living at the Lewis Center and gives local businesses, church groups and private donors the opportunity to sponsor and/or serve meals to the 70 homeless men and women staying at the Senator Philip D. Lewis Center.

Sponsorships are not mandatory but when volunteer groups are unable to sponsor a meal our clients are fed the same meals that are served at the Palm Beach County Jail. Your sponsorship is greatly appreciated.

  • Breakfast: $125
  • Lunch: $175
  • Dinner: $350

Breakfast: 6:45am – 7:45am
Lunch: 11:30am – 12:30pm
Dinner: 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Group Size: 5-6 volunteers

For more details or to schedule a volunteer project, contact Uwe Naujak, Resource Coordinator at UNaujak@pbcgov.org or (561) 904-7937

Donation Center

The Homeless Coalition operates a donation center at the Senator Philip D. Lewis Center.  It is the collection point for donations and resources and offers opportunities for those wishing to volunteer. We are always in need of dedicated volunteers to help sort & organize donations.

Volunteering at the Donation Center ensures homeless families & individuals have free access to items they need to start over. Items includes housewares, linens, toys, clothing, warm welcome kits, bikes, small appliances, small furniture and more. The donation center welcomes your donations of clothing and household items! We never charge a fee. Items you give to the Donation Center are free to homeless families & individuals in need. Our current needs include:

  • Adult men’s & women’s undergarments (new)
  • Adult men’s & women’s socks (new)
  • Diapers all sizes
  • School supplies
  • School uniforms
  • Pots & Pans
  • Dishes
  • Silverware
  • Kitchen Utensils
  • Small appliances (Coffee makers, toasters, microwaves, etc.)
  • Toilet Paper
  • Household Cleaning Supplies (Brooms, mops, dust pans, dusters, all-purpose, window, floor and bathroom cleaners, dish soap, laundry soap, fabric softener, dryer sheets, trash bags, paper towels) (all new)
  • Men’s clothing (dress & casual, tops & bottoms)
  • Men’s Shoes
  • Men’s Belts

Organize A Drive

Warm Welcome Kits

A donation drive is the perfect way for your organization, family, church, or collegiate group to get involved and make a difference!

The Homeless Coalition is need of toiletries year-round!

Our current needs include:

  • New Adult T-shirt
  • New Crew Socks
  • Wash Cloth
  • Towel
  • Facial Tissue
  • Wipes
  • Bar soap
  • Shampoo & Conditioner (full sized)
  • Razor
  • Shaving cream
  • Deodorant
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Dental Floss
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Comb
  • Bag (string backpack or re-useable shopping bag)

Breaking Bread, Breaking Barriers (4B)

Senator Philip D. Lewis Center
Address: 1000 45th Street
West Palm Beach, FL 33407

The Breaking Bread, Breaking Barriers Program provides 3 meals a day to the 70 men & women living at the Lewis Center and gives local businesses, church groups and private donors the opportunity to sponsor and/or serve meals to the 70 homeless men and women staying at the Senator Philip D. Lewis Center.

Sponsorships are not mandatory but when volunteer groups are unable to sponsor a meal our clients are fed the same meals that are served at the Palm Beach County Jail. Your sponsorship is greatly appreciated.

  • Breakfast: $125
  • Lunch: $175
  • Dinner: $350

Breakfast: 6:45am – 7:45am
Lunch: 11:30am – 12:30pm
Dinner: 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Group Size: 5-6 volunteers

For more details or to schedule a volunteer project, contact Uwe Naujak, Resource Coordinator at UNaujak@pbcgov.org or (561) 904-7937

Donation Center

The Homeless Coalition operates a donation center at the Senator Philip D. Lewis Center.  It is the collection point for donations and resources and offers opportunities for those wishing to volunteer. We are always in need of dedicated volunteers to help sort & organize donations.

Volunteering at the Donation Center ensures homeless families & individuals have free access to items they need to start over. Items includes housewares, linens, toys, clothing, warm welcome kits, bikes, small appliances, small furniture and more. The donation center welcomes your donations of clothing and household items! We never charge a fee. Items you give to the Donation Center are free to homeless families & individuals in need. Our current needs include:

  • Adult men’s & women’s undergarments (new)
  • Adult men’s & women’s socks (new)
  • Diapers all sizes
  • School supplies
  • School uniforms
  • Pots & Pans
  • Dishes
  • Silverware
  • Kitchen Utensils
  • Small appliances (Coffee makers, toasters, microwaves, etc.)
  • Toilet Paper
  • Household Cleaning Supplies (Brooms, mops, dust pans, dusters, all-purpose, window, floor and bathroom cleaners, dish soap, laundry soap, fabric softener, dryer sheets, trash bags, paper towels) (all new)
  • Men’s clothing (dress & casual, tops & bottoms)
  • Men’s Shoes
  • Men’s Belts

Organize A Drive

Warm Welcome Kits

A donation drive is the perfect way for your organization, family, church, or collegiate group to get involved and make a difference!

The Homeless Coalition is need of toiletries year-round!

Our current needs include:

  • New Adult T-shirt
  • New Crew Socks
  • Wash Cloth
  • Towel
  • Facial Tissue
  • Wipes
  • Bar soap
  • Shampoo & Conditioner (full sized)
  • Razor
  • Shaving cream
  • Deodorant
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Dental Floss
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Comb
  • Bag (string backpack or re-useable shopping bag)

Be a part of the solution by becoming a volunteer. To find out about our volunteer opportunities or to join our volunteer distribution list submit your application and we will get you helping!

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Funding

The Homeless Coalition fills gaps in funding by partnering with local service providers to cover first month’s rent, last month’s rent and security deposits to move homeless families & individuals off the street and into their own homes. We also provide funding for case management and a housing specialist who goal is identify safe, affordable housing for those looking to end their homelessness.