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The National Coalition for the Homeless is dependent on individual contributions to support its work. By joining NCH, you'll not only be connected with hundreds of other state and local groups working on similar issues, you'll also receive:

For All Members (*more benefits listed below)

  • Our monthly newsletter, NCH News (distributed exclusively by e-mail unless otherwise requested);
  • Action alerts on NCH priority issues;

For Local Homeless Advocacy and Service Organizations

  • The above benefits
  • Access to NCH technical assistance
  • Local partnership in NCH national campaigns and corporate partnerships

Membership Levels:

Currently or formerly Homeless (always offered at no cost)
Student $10
Individual $50
Organization $100-500
Corporate $1000

To join today, click on your desired membership level above. You may also download and send our membership form, along with your check, money order or credit card info to:

National Coalition for the Homeless
Attn: Membership
2201 P Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037

What you gain from Membership at the National Coalition for the Homeless:

Access to resources:

  • Reliable and up to date information about issues surrounding homelessness, specifically issues that are often outside the mainstream discussion of homelessness
  • Step by step guides regarding lobbying government officials at the local, state and national level
  • Education debunking myths and stereotypes in the form of personal testimonies from the members of the Speakers Bureau
  • Programs such as HPAN and the Speakers Bureau provide a forum from housed and unhoused citizens to connect and work together to end homelessness
  • Inspiration and guidance for becoming involved and active in the movement to end homelessness in your hometown

NCH is the leading organization in the national movement to end homelessness:

  • Help NCH advocate at the national level for action and legislation to end homelessness nation wide
  • Become part of a national network of organizations and people committed to ending homelessness
  • Help add to NCH’s significant legacy of successfully working for national legislation against homelessness including the McKinney-Vento Act
  • NCH is the only national homeless advocacy organization with members working in local organizations to end homelessness through capacity building (VISTA)
  • As a member, you will have access and be able to participate in our locally hosted, national events such as Homeless Persons Memorial Day, Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week, and Homeless Voter Registration Week
  • NCH has a wide lens focus on the issue of homelessness and is inclusive of all populations when looking for a solution
  • Member organizations are given capacity building support and can have access to the talents of a VISTA
  • NCH trains and inspires a new generation of activist through the 100,000 young people reached through the Speakers Bureau

Finances: NCH receives its support from memberships, individual contributions, the Combined Federal Campaign, foundation grants, special events, and product sales. Full audited information is available upon request. NCH is a 501 (c)(3) organization. Contributions to NCH are tax exempt to the fullest extent allowed by law. Federal ID# 52-1517415. CFC number 10844.


National Coalition for the Homeless
2201 P Street NW
Washington, DC 20037-1033

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