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Homeless Healthcare Collaboration


To improve the health and well-being of persons experiencing homelessness in Oakland County


Connecting community and health care organizations to coordinate resources for persons experiencing homelessness


The Homeless Healthcare Collaboration meets regularly to discuss experiences, identify concerns, share ideas, and develop plans that address the needs of Oakland County’s homeless and vulnerable populations. Over the last ten years, the Homeless Healthcare Collaboration was recognized with an Achievement Award from The National Association of Counties (NACO) and named a Model Practice by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO). Representatives from multiple service providers such as human service providers, housing agencies, mental health care providers, health care providers, and hospitals are part of the Homeless Healthcare Collaboration’s network of partners and meeting attendees.


  • Assist local and state government entities in implementing programs that will positively affect persons experiencing homelessness in Oakland County.
  • Identify gaps in the community that affect the quality of life for persons experiencing homelessness.
  • Connect first responders and providers with resources to assist in working with persons experiencing homelessness in their community.

For more information, contact Genessa Doolittle at 248-496-4590 or doolittleg@oakgov.com.

2023 Meeting Dates

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