Membership

General Membership Information:

  • Membership is open to all agencies and advocates having an interest in the health and well-being of people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
  • Ad hoc members are non-voting members and may serve on a committee due to expertise.
  • One voting membership per agency or advocate will be available for the membership due of $100 a year beginning January 1 of each year. Dues for new members joining during the calendar year will be prorated for remaining quarters of the year. Packets of information will be distributed by the Membership Committee to new members after the dues are collected and the Membership Form has been processed.
  • Members include representatives from Homeless shelters, Food banks and Pantries, Faith-based groups, Non-profit Organizations, Community action agencies, Lubbock Housing Authority, Government Agencies, Businesses and Individual advocates.
  • Regular Meetings:
    SPHC meets every fourth Wednesday of the month from noon - 1:00 PM at the Salvation Army unless notified otherwise. The Salvation Army provides a free meal for the Consortium beginning at 11:30 AM.

Membership Benefits:

  • Be involved and informed of current issues at local and national levels
  • Network with others who have a common desire to impact homeless issues
  • Become aware of more efficient use of limited resources by reducing duplicated services
  • Become knowledgable of specific community services and needs
  • Understand the concept of the Continuum of Care
  • Receive a letter of support from SPHC to be included with your grant application developed to meet identified needs of the homelessness community
  • Be recognized as a SPHC member in good standing
  • Have pictures of agency/advocate posted on SPHC website
  • Post success stories of your program on the website
  • Spotlight your agency/advocate services during a selected regular monthly meeting

How To Become a Member:


You can now pay dues Online via Paypal
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Complete the Membership Form and Mail To:
South Plains Homeless Consortium
Box 6021
Lubbock, Texas 79493-6021