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.
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.
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
If you would like information on HOW to apply for these funds, please join us Tuesday 7/25/17 at 11:30 am at the Early learning Coalition. We will go over the NOFA, What funding is available and steps required to apply.
The Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition has been posted to the FY 2017 CoC Program Competition: Funding Availability page on the HUD Exchange.
Our COC Submission:
Apply for Social Security Benefits.
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, as necessary, 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.
U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness.
The Ocala/Marion Continuum of Care collaborates with member organizations to provide coordinated assistance to the homeless and those at risk of homelessness.
The Ocala/Marion Continuum of Care will facilitate ending homelessness resulting in sustainable, safe and habitable homes for all persons.
The Official HUD PIT/HIC Reporting Site.
The Official Grant Information Site.
Apply for Food Stamps.
Another great HUD resource.
Log into your HMIS account.
For Service Referrals call from any telephone
Homeless Management Info System
... 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.
Everyone is Welcome!!
Join Us on the 4th Tuesday of each Month @ 11:30.
@ the ELC - 2300 SW 17th Rd., Ocala, FL 34471