108 N. Magnolia Ave. Ocala, Florida 34475

HUD Regulations

Documents & Forms

U.S. Interagency Council on Homeless

Equal Access in Accordance with an Individual’s Gender Identity in Community Planning and Development Programs.

Please read the attached message from HUD for details on this important milestone in HUD’s efforts to ensure equal access for all persons in our programs.



Ocala, FL

Marion County

The Continuum of Care (CoC) Program is designed to promote communitywide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness; provide funding for efforts by nonprofit providers, and State and local governments to quickly rehouse homeless individuals and families while minimizing the trauma and dislocation caused to homeless individuals, families, and communities by homelessness; promote access to and effect utilization of mainstream programs by homeless individuals and families; and optimize self-sufficiency among individuals and families experiencing homelessness.



The Ocala/Marion Continuum of Care will facilitate ending homelessness resulting in sustainable, safe and habitable homes for all persons.



Make homeslessness rare, brief and non-recurring.



...is comprised of service providers, local government, faith-based organizations, non-profit organizations, businesses and housing assistance providers, and is mandated to provide collaborative community leadership resulting in innovative solutions to reduce homelessness and maximize local mainstream resources to meet the needs of the homeless and persons at risk of homelessness.

Join Us on the 4th Tuesday of each Month @ 11:30.

@ the ELC - 2300 SW 17th Rd., Ocala, FL 34471

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​For a complete list of board members, click

 COC BOG List 2017.xlsx

United Way Funding

United Way's Education, Financial Stability and Health Vision Councils will be presenting their objectives and strategies on each target issue at several town hall meetings on
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at the College of Central Florida, Ewers Century Center in the Teleconference room.

Organizations that are interested

in applying for funding

are strongly encouraged to attend.
The public is also welcome to attend the presentations to learn how United Way is

working locally to make a difference for our friends and neighbors.

Education Vision Council - 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Financial Stability Vision Council - 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Health Vision Council - 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Limited seating.

Please RSVP today:

Faith Beard fbeard@uwmc.org 

Important  Telephone Numbers:

For Domestic Violence the number to call is 352-622-5919

For Sexual Assault: the number to call  is 352-622-8495

Apply for food stamps

The CoC Board of Governors serves as the HUD recognized

decision making body. (24 CFR 578.5(a)).

Our members are representatives of relevant organizations that are organized to plan for and provide,  a system of outreach, engagement and assessment, and prevention strategies to address the various needs of homeless or at risk of homelessness residents of Marion County.



The Official HUD PIT/HIC Reporting Site.


The Official Grant Information Site.


 Another great HUD resource.  

For Service Referrals call from any telephone

additional resource links

                       OcalaMarion County Continuum of Care

                                Governance Charter.docx

Apply for Social Security