Steering Council

The Coalition Continuum of Care represents many community stakeholders in carrying out the mission of leading the community in finding solutions for preventing and ending homelessness. To facilitate effective execution of Coalition goals, a Steering Council performs the functions of a CoC board, with certain specific responsibilities assigned by the Continuum of Care through the […]

Executive Committee

The executive committee of the Steering Council is made up of the four officers plus a minimum of one other Steering Council member.

Coordinated Assessment

The primary role of the Coordinated Assessment Committee is to provide oversight and review to the Coordinated Assessment system for households experiencing homelessness to be served by both temporary and permanent housing, according to eligibility and service standards of the community.

Funding Review

The Funding Review Committee is responsible for reviewing applications and making prioritized project funding recommendations to the Steering Council for action. Funding sources include the Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing (HEARTH Act) grant funds under the Continuum of Care Program administered by HUD. The Funding Review Committee develops the scoring criteria for […]

System Coordination

The System Coordination Committee is responsible for working with the community to carry out the goals set forth in the CoC’s strategic plan based on the Vision to End Homelessness. The primary committee role is to ensure that the Coalition continues to strengthen coordination and implementation of a comprehensive system to address the needs of […]

Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee is responsible for proposing election or re-election of the sixteen rotating seats of Steering Council members whose terms are coming to an end or to fill positions that have been vacated. Nominating Committee members serve staggered two-year terms.

Data Quality

The Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) is a tool for the community and HUD to develop better information on the nature of homelessness, the number of people experiencing homelessness, the existing patterns in housing programs and services, and the effectiveness of programs and services in addressing homelessness. HMIS must be used by the CoC and […]