About BCHC

501c3 Brunswick County Homeless Coalition (BCHC) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit composed of a group of volunteers from faith based ministries, not for profit organizations, local agencies and concerned citizens coming together for the greater good of Brunswick County's homeless and in need population.

If you have a passion to help those in need and the time and talent to support BCHC please join us and help us help the under served of Brunswick County.

Your prayers, your compassion, and your donations are greatly appreciated and needed.

Mission Statement

BCHC's mission is to serve as an advocate for the homeless and those in need by increasing awareness and education of issues, and by exploring, promoting, recruiting, facilitating and providing resources to meet these needs.

Vision

BCHC’s vision is to ensure that needed resources are easily accessible by the homeless and those in need in order to decrease the incidence of chronic and transitional homelessness.

Officers and Board Members


Barbara Serafin
Co President, Board Member

Jerry Rothenberg
Co President, Board Member

Joe Staton
Vice-President, Board Member

Dave Cyrulik
Treasurer, Board Member

John Callaghan
Secretary, Board Member

Wade Fulmer
Board Member

Paul Witmer
Board Member

Committees and Leaders

1-888 Calls Committee: Barbara Serafin
Shelter Committee: Paul Witmer
Publicity Committee: Joe Staton
Veterans Committee: Paul Witmer
Strategic Plan Committee: Jerry Rothenberg
Membership Secretary: Debra Krozser
Grant Committee: Open Position - Volunteer to fill this position...
Volunteer Coordinator: Open Position - Volunteer to fill this position...

Goals

  • Educate Brunswick County about the homeless and those who are at risk of becoming homeless.
  • Coalition ambassadors program.
  • Host the Hunger and Homeless Banquet each November. Educate and assist those at risk for homelessness.
  • Provide emergency assistance and information 1-888-519-5362 calls.
  • Provide mentoring programs for those in need.
  • Continue to partner with other nonprofit organizations
  • Advocate for affordable housing in Brunswick county.
  • Partner with other nonprofit organizations to advocate for a public transportation system for individuals and families in Brunswick County.
  • Increase awareness in Brunswick County of the mission and vision of BCHC.
  • Increase the volunteer base with needed skills to strengthen BCHC.