Maricopa Regional Continuum of Care Board


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Vicki Phillips
Community Bridges, Inc.

Regional Homelessness Program Manager
Katie Gentry

Continuum of Care Background

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.

Continuum of Care Board

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.


Continuum of Care Board Members

  • Chris Hallett, Neighborhood and Human Services Director, City of Peoria
  • Charles Sullivan, President/CEO, Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation
  • Rob Podlogar, Chief Community Development and Engagement Officer, Valley of the Sun United Way, Board Co-Chair
  • Lisa Glow, President & CEO, Central Arizona Shelter Services (CASS)
  • Danielle Wright, Victim Services Manager, Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence (ACESDV)
  • Jacquelyn Campbell, Director of Behavioral Health, U.S. Vets
  • Shawn Pierce, Deputy Director, Maricopa County
  • Michael Hughes, President/CEO, A New Leaf, Inc.
  • Vicki Phillips, Chief Clinical and Development Officer, Community Bridges, Inc.
  • Rachel Milne, Director of Office of Homeless Solutions, City of Phoenix
  • Natalie Lewis, Deputy City Manager, City of Mesa