Continuum of Care

Meetings


  • 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (First hour is the steering committee, followed by a topical focus; all are welcome to both sections.)
  • Fourth Thursday of the month.
  • Social Services Division Office: Back Bay Conference Room
    196 Lancaster St.
    Portland, ME 04101

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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About the Committee


The mission of the Portland CoC is to plan and coordinate a system that helps individuals in the greater Portland area avoid or exit from homelessness, and to address the underlying causes of homelessness. Portland CofC shall accomplish this mission by conducting the following activities:
Prevention;
Outreach services;
Emergency shelters and supportive services;
Permanent housing and permanent housing with supportive services; and
Linkages to mainstream and community resources

Meetings are open to the public and all are welcome to attend.

Joining the Committee


Any person or agency who has an interest in ending homelessness within our geographic area is encouraged to contact the CoC chair.


Homeless Data and Reports

News from Around the Web

  1. PIT/HIC Reports Due February 9, 2018

    This is a reminder that 2018 PIT and HIC reports are due to MaineHousing, February 9th. Emergency shelters and Transitional Housing programs are required to send a signed PIT certification to us using one of the methods listed below. All housing...

  2. 2018 PIT – HIC Forms Due February 9th.

    This is a reminder that 2018 PIT and HIC reports are due to MaineHousing, February 9th. Emergency shelters and Transitional Housing programs are required to send a signed PIT certification to us using one of the methods listed below. All housing...

  3. 2018 Point-in-Time Data Collection Forms

    The annual Point-in-Time Survey takes place in late January each year. This year, the Maine Continuum of Care, with support from MaineHousing as the Collaborative Applicant and HMIS Lead Agency, will be conducting the Point-in-Time on the night of...

  4. 2018 PIT and HIC Process for HMIS Providers

    This is a reminder that the annual PIT count is Tuesday, January 23, 2018 and all data in the HMIS for residential/housing programs needs to be reviewed after Tuesday the 23rd to ensure that it reflects what was true on the date of the 23rd....

  5. Annual Point-in-Time (PIT) and Housing Inventory Count (HIC)

    As January quickly approaches, we are gearing up for the annual Point-in-Time (PIT) and Housing Inventory Count (HIC). The Point-In-Time is an annual count of persons experiencing homelessness. An accurate and complete count helps involved agencies...

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