Homelessness

MAG conducts regional homelessness planning through the submission of a consolidated federal grant application for the funding of homeless programs, and projects related to the goals and requirements listed in the application.

  • Point-In-Time Homelessness Count

    The Point-in-Time homeless street count and shelter count is an effort to learn more about the individuals and families experiencing homelessness in Maricopa County and the entire country. In order to accomplish local and federal goals toward ending homelessness, we first need to know who is experiencing homelessness, where they are, and to better understand the factors surrounding their homelessness.
  • Resources for People Experiencing Homelessness

    Need help? Click and download this document to learn more about the various homelessness programs offered throughout the region.
  • 2017 NOFA

    The Maricopa Regional Continuum of Care is announcing homeless services funding available through the FY 2017 Continuum of Care (CoC) Application.
  • Coordinated Entry Subcommittee

    The Coordinated Entry Subcommittee provides input and makes recommendations to the Continuum of Care Board on principles and guidelines for the Coordinated Entry System, including: 1) written standards for determining and prioritizing eligibility criteria for individuals and families; and, 2) compliance with HUD notices on coordinated entry.
  • ESG Subcommittee

    The ESG Subcommittee provides input and makes recommendations to the Continuum of Care Board to foster collaboration and coordination for the homeless services system and partners with the CoC to comply with the requirements set forth in 24 CFR Subpart “Establishing and Operating a Continuum of Care” of the Interim Final Rule, responsibilities outlined in the Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing (HEARTH) Act, and HUD Notice of Funding Availability Requirements.
  • Data Subcommittee

    The CoC Data Subcommittee provides input and makes recommendations to the Continuum of Care Board on policies related to the Homeless Management Information System. This includes: Review, revise and recommend approval of a privacy plan, security plan and data quality plan for HMIS, which includes HUD covered coordinated entry processes; Encourage and support data transparency for peer review purposes; and Review and recommend HMIS policies and procedures, which includes HUD covered coordinated entry processes and a system-wide data sharing policy.
  • Rank and Review Subcommittee

    The R and R subcommittee reviews and ranks projects for the Notice of Funding Availability application process based on scorecard performance. Projects are given feedback when reviewed by the Subcommittee. In addition, this group assists with funding decisions.