Continuum of Care

Maricopa Regional Continuum of Care

Tackling the issue of homelessness will take a consistent effort from all of us. The Continuum of Care (CoC) program is a national program designed to promote communitywide commitment to ending homelessness.

The Continuum of Care Board plans for the region, convenes diverse stakeholders that address and are impacted by homelessness, and makes regional policy recommendations to local leaders. Board members represent a diverse perspective including individuals who experienced homelessness, work in homelessness, and are impacted by homelessness.

Staffed by the Maricopa Association of Governments since 1999, the Continuum of Care has received over $400 million of funding and now supports more than 31 homeless assistance programs in 11 different agencies.

Seeking New Members

The Continuum of Care Coordinated Entry Committee is seeking new members to serve a 3 year term. The Committee serves to problem-solve issues facing the coordinated entry system and provides policy recommendations to the Continuum of Care Board on principles and guidelines for the system. We continue to seek to diversify Committee membership and invite anyone interested to apply. Representation is needed for following seats: Funder, Jails, Singles, ESG, Family Providers, and Persons with Lived Experience. The application for the Continuum of Care Coordinated Entry Committee will close on September 30, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

The Continuum of Care Race Equity Committee is seeking new members to serve a 3 year term. The Race Equity Committee provides input and makes recommendations to the Continuum of Care Board on how principles and guidelines for the Continuum of Care disproportionately impacts people of color experiencing homelessness. We continue to seek to diversify Committee membership and invite anyone interested to apply. The application for the Continuum of Care Race Equity Committee will close on September 30, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

Continuum of Care Vision

Our vision is a region committed to antiracism, free of discrimination, where all people have a safe place to call home.

Continuum of Care Mission

The mission of the Maricopa Regional Continuum of Care is to unite and ignite our communities to prevent and end homelessness.

Top 6 Values

  1. Data Driven: We use quality data to make decisions and drive results.
  2. Solutions Focused: We focus on solutions and deliver results with a sense of urgency.
  3. Equitable Outcomes: We provide individualized services so each person can end their homelessness regardless of barriers.
  4. Inclusive: We cultivate an atmosphere of openness and incorporate people with lived experience to share their knowledge, wisdom and expertise.
  5. Nimble: We take risks and seize opportunities for innovation.
  6. Excellence: We are fully committed and accountable to excellence.
Continuum of Care Governance Structure Chart

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