Who We Are

Lanc Co MyHome is a network of health and human service providers, business leaders and private sector individuals working to eradicate homelessness in Lancaster City and County through service coordination, advocacy, public education, and community organizing. For the past 10 years with the County of Lancaster, Lancaster City, and the United Way of Lancaster County’s endorsement, the Coalition is transforming the homeless system together with our partners.



Our Mission

A sustained, safe and quality home for all who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness in Lancaster County.

Our Vision

Together the Coalition provides quality, personalized human and housing services for all individuals and families facing or experiencing homelessness, and ensures homelessness is rare, brief and non-recurring.


Our Values

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    Client-Centered
    Place the client first; Always!  Serve people experiencing homelessness with respect and dignity and empower them to strive and reach their objectives
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    Bias Towards Action
    Deliver collaborative initiatives through orchestrated actions that accelerate clearly defined published goals
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    Be Authentic
    Expect open communication and transparency to foster trusting relationships and value interactions that embrace diversity of thought
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    Value Our People
    Live a culture where our partners, employees and volunteers are encouraged and motivated to achieve excellence
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    Foster Community Ownership
    People experiencing homelessness are valued members of our community:  Collectively we need to come together as good neighbors to support and empower them
     
1,967
INDIVIDUALS

were served by our Community Homeless Assessment and Referral Team in 2015.

1,095
FAMILY HOUSEHOLDS

were served by our Community Homeless Assessment and Referral Team in 2015

$756
MEDIAN RENT

For a one bedroom apartment in Lancaster County

$377
WORKING FULL-TIME

at minimum wage can afford to pay for rent (30% of their total income)



INNOVATION IS THE DRIVER FOR CHANGE AT THE COALITION