Local Homeless Response Teams

Homeless Response Teams provide an efficient and complete network of service to participants in need. Additionally, they serve as a resource for:

  • Community education about housing and homeless issues
  • Advocacy in seeking additional funding resources and services for the homeless population
  • Data collection and needs assessments for specific grant opportunities, the Wilder Survey and HUD’s Point-in-Time Count
  • Homeless Response Teams consist of service providers including but not limited to the local Community Action Agency, the county social services, the Housing and Redevelopment Authority, mental health service providers, the Salvation Army, church representatives, shelter representatives, transitional and permanent supportive housing representatives, advocates for victims of domestic violence, Public Health, etc.​​​
County Contact Phone Email
Goodhue Doreen Jablonske (507) 421-1667 djablonske@threeriverscap.org
Olmsted Larry More (507) 407-8932 lmore@threeriverscap.org
Rice Jaiden Bilotta (507) 330-7145 jbilotta@threeriverscap.org
Wabasha Kenedy Atkinson (507) 421-1667 katkinson@threeriverscap.org
Blue Earth, Brown, Faribault, LeSueur, Martin, Nicollet, Sibley, Waseca, Watonwan Minnesota Valley Action Council (800) 767-7140 mnvac.org
Dodge, Fillmore, Freeborn, Houston, Mower, Steele, Winona Semcac (507) 864-7741 semcac.org