Built for Zero, Community Solutions
Sergeant Rob Ferraro
City of Tempe Police
Human Services Planner II
The Maricopa Regional Continuum of Care has worked with a diverse array of partners to develop regional solutions to end homelessness. Each year, the expertise of the Board and community partners has resulted in more people being housed and supported in their quest for stability. Staffed by the Maricopa Association of Governments since 1999, the Continuum of Care has successfully competed well in the national application for funding. Over the years, the HUD funding award has increased and now supports more than 40 homeless assistance programs in 13 different agencies. This award has been an important and consistent source of funding for the community.
The Board of the Maricopa Regional Continuum of Care is now opening the 2020 membership recruitment process. The Board has appointed a Membership Workgroup to review applications and recommend candidates for three-year terms beginning in November 2020.
The application is a two-part process:
9/16/2020 – Board recruitment announcement distributed through email distribution list and posted on MAG website.
10/16/2020 – Resumes and applications due by 12:00 p.m.
10/21/2020 – Tentative Board Workgroup meeting to review applications
10/26/2020 – CoC Board meeting, Board will approve new members
11/16/2020 – First CoC Board meeting with new members
For more information, contact Steve Dudasik (click on the envelope to the left).
For information about the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) click on the logo below.
The Continuum of Care Board is the decision-making body for the Continuum of Care. Members of the Board include local officials, service provider agencies, formerly homeless individuals, and advocates. The Board addresses regional issues relating to homelessness and approves the annual application for homeless assistance funding to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and addresses regional issues relating to homelessness. Aligned with the goals of HUD’s Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing (HEARTH) Act, the Board works toward ending homelessness by focusing on rapid transition to housing solutions.
The three major duties of a Continuum of Care, as defined in the HEARTH Act Interim Rule, are to:
The Continuum of Care is governed by CoC Board and is assisted by 5 key lateral groups: the CoC Committee, the Coordinated Entry Subcommittee, the Data Subcommittee, the ESG Subcommitteee, and the Rank and Review Subcommittee. These groups function to accomplish the responsibilities of the Continuum of Care, as defined in the HEARTH Act Interim Rule Please use the link below to view the Continuum of Care Governance Charter for additional information.
The members of the Continuum of Care Board decide policies for the CoC. Decisions are made with input from the CoC Committee. The list of CoC Board Members, approved on October 28, 2019, are listed below:
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