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About The Coalition

The Coalition for the Homeless of Nassau County was organized in 2006 by a group of concerned citizens and became a 501(c)(3) organization in 2008. The Coalition brings together local agencies, organizations, and individuals who are dedicated to working to prevent homelessness and improve conditions for those experiencing homelessness.

The Coalition for the Homeless is a primary volunteer based organization, managed by a President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and a Board of Directors.


Leadership and Board Members

Carlene McDuffie - President
George Spicer - Vice President
Frank Elkins - Secretary Pro-Temp

Brenda Parnell - Treasurer Pro-Temp

Board Members

Richard Ballard

Zen Carver 
Becky Clark

Nicole Carroll
Caroline Fanelli
Dawn Huffman
Peg Scherr 

Louryne Spaulding
Jack Roberts

Matt White
Ailene Wood

Would you like to be involved?

Contact Info Below!

Contact Us

Do you want to volunteer your time? We would love to hear from you! If you have any questions or comments, please don't hesitate to reach out to us. Your support is crucial in our mission to preventing and ending homelessness in Nassau County.

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Business Details



Mailing Address

PO Box 16123
Fernandina Beach, FL 32035

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