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
  1. Portland CoC Project Priority Listing is Finalized

    Follow the link below to review the letter from the Portland CoC regarding project rankings in the 2014 grant cycle, as well as the rankings and HUD guidelines. Read on...
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News from Around the Web

  1. HUD and Census Bureau Report Residential Construction Activity in July 2017

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Census Bureau jointly announced the following new residential construction statistics for July 2017.

  2. Farías Sworn In as HUD's Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity

    WASHINGTON - Texas native Anna Maria Farías is the new Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Following her confirmation last week by the U.S. Senate, HUD Secretary...

  3. HUD Reports 'Worst Case Housing Needs' Increased in 2015

    WASHINGTON - The number of very poor unsubsidized families struggling to pay their monthly rent and who may also be living in substandard housing increased between 2013 and 2015, according to a new report released today by the U.S. Department of...

  4. HMIS Data Dictionary June 2017

    HMIS Data Dictionary June 2017

  5. System Performance Measures

    ES and SH 0640 – HUD Data Quality Report Framework – v4 PH 0640 – HUD Data Quality Report Framework – v4 Street Outreach 0640 – HUD Data Quality Report Framework – v4 TH 0640 – HUD Data Quality Report...

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