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About Us

Welcome to the Community & Human Services Division online. Collier County has a long history of providing services to citizens that meet family's basic needs, both health and social, when there is no other resource available to families. The Community & Human Services Division provides comprehensive services such as prescription reimbursement to those in need in addition to managing affordable housing opportunities in the community.  We "stretch" the service dollar to provide the most needed services to seniors and indigent including at home care.


Announcing FY 2019-2020 SHIP and HUD Entitlement Application Cycle

The Collier County Community and Human Services Department (CHS) announces the opening of the FY 2019-2020 grant application cycle.  During FY 2019-2020, Collier County is scheduled to receive federal funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds, HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME) funds and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds. In addition, Collier County will receive and annual allocation of State Housing Initiative Partnership (SHIP) funds.

The application period for State and Federal grants will begin on Friday, January 4, 2019 and will continue until 12:00 noon on Monday, February 11, 2019.  Please read further information and details on the attached page.

The FY 2019-2020 HUD Entitlement & SHIP Grant Applications and Action Plan Timeline is as listed:

 January 4, 2019  Release Application Online
 January 9, 2019  Public Meeting & T/A 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Golden Gate Community Center
 January 23-25, 2019  1:1 Required T/A meetings (3 days)
 February 11, 2019  Application Deadline at 12:00 noon
 February 15, 2019  Applications delivered to review committee
 March 1, 2019  Review Ranking Committee Interviews & Scoring of Applications
 March 8, 2019  Final projects/activities list approved
 March 13-22, 2019  Conditional Approval letters sent to applicants/subrecipients
 March 25-April 12, 2019  Grant Coordinators & subrecipients finalize scope of services, beneficiaries, etc.
 May 3, 2019  Subrecipient Agreements finalized and submitted to CAO
 May 30, 2019  Upload Subrecipient Agreements in Minute Traq for 6/25 BCC meeting
June 25, 2019 BCC Approval of FY 2019-2020 Action Plan & Projects/Activities


Collier County ESG and SHIP Application - How to Access and Apply in ZoomGrants


Apartment Availability Information

Look here to view the Collier County Apartment Rental Availability Listing for November, 2018 (Revised 1/7/19)



In order for us to service you better, we ask that you fill out a survey so that we can find out how we're doing.  Please click on one of the links below and help us make your experience with the Community and Human Services Division better!





 Click here to see the SHIP Annual Report 2013-14

Click here to see the SHIP Annual Report 2014-15

Click here to see the SHIP Annual Report 2015-16



Effective January 1, 2017 the Emergency Solutions Grant has run out of funds.  We will NOT be accepting any applications until further notice.  We do not expect any new funding until October, 2020. 




Look Here to review the Final FY 15-16 HUD Annual Action Plan.  Any comments should be directed to Barbetta Hutchinson at

 Look Here to review the Final FY 17-18 HUD Annual Action Plan.  Any comments should be directed to Barbetta Hutchinson at  

 Look Here  to review the Final FY 18-19 HUD Annual Action Plan.  Any comments should be directed to Barbetta Hutchinson at





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