Continuum News – July 2015

Next Continuum of Care Meeting – Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.

The next Continuum of Care meeting for CoC FL-507 takes place on Tuesday,

July 28, 2015, at Pathlight Kitchen, 3200 W. Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32808. Informal networking begins at 8:30 a.m. The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m.

The meeting is located through the Pathlight Kitchen door and down the hall to the second door on the right.

The agenda for the meeting includes:

- review of the Notification of Intent;

- update on the upcoming Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA);

- update on the Veteran Surge

- recommendation of Priorities Committee

We look forward to seeing our Continuum membership at the meeting. If you are unable to attend the meeting, please check our website as handouts from the meeting will be posted there after the meeting.

Immediately following the CoC meeting there will be a Veterans Advisory Group meeting.

MEETING HANDOUT

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Continuum News – June 2015

Next Continuum of Care Meeting – Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.

The next Continuum of Care meeting for CoC FL-507 takes place on Tuesday,

June 23, 2015, at Pathlight Kitchen, 3200 W. Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32808. Informal networking begins at 8:30 a.m. The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m.

The meeting is located through the Pathlight Kitchen door and down the hall to the second door on the right.

The agenda for the meeting includes:

- updates on committee work and meeting schedules;

- update on the upcoming Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA);

- update on the Veteran Surge

- update on the Chronic Homeless Initiative

- overview on how our system is continuing to develop

We look forward to seeing our Continuum membership at the meeting. If you are unable to attend the meeting, please check our website as handouts from the meeting will be posted there after the meeting.

Immediately following the CoC meeting there will be a Veterans Advisory Group meeting.  At 10:30 a.m., the Veterans Advisory Committee will meet. The meeting will focus on the Homeless Veteran Surge, and will also include information about the recent SSVF monitoring visit.

Continuum News – May 2015

Next Continuum of Care Meeting – Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.

The next Continuum of Care meeting for CoC FL-507 takes place on Tuesday,

May 26, 2015, at Pathlight Kitchen, 3200 W. Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32808. Informal networking begins at 8:30 a.m. The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m.

The meeting is located through the Pathlight Kitchen door and down the hall to the second door on the right.

The agenda for the meeting includes:

- updates on committee activities;

- What we learned about the upcoming Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) from HUD at the Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) national conference; and

- January 29, 2015 Point in Time Count results

We look forward to seeing our Continuum membership at the meeting. If you are unable to attend the meeting, please check this website as handouts from the meeting will be posted here after the meeting.

Immediately following the CoC meeting there will be a Veterans Advisory Group meeting.  That meeting will include a conversation about the region’s new plan to reach functional zero by January 1, 2016. Andrae Bailey from the Central Florida Commission on Homelessness will be presenting information about the plan.

Meeting information – May 26, 2015

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Continuum News – April 2015

Next Continuum of Care Meeting – Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 8:45 a.m.

The next Continuum of Care meeting for CoC FL-507 takes place on Tuesday,

April 28, 2015, at Pathlight Kitchen, 3200 W. Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32808. The meeting starts at 8:45 a.m. with coffee and peer networking beginning at 8:30 a.m.

The meeting is located through the Pathlight Kitchen door and down the hall to the second door on the right.

The agenda for the meeting includes news and discussion on happenings in our Continuum of Care. There will be a presentation by HSN’s Executive Director, Martha Are, on the Hearth Act and Continuum of Care actions that will be needed in the future.

 

Meeting information – April 28, 2015

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Presentation Note Pages

Fed Reg – Proposed Rules – Est and Oper CoC

Continuum News – March 2015

Next Continuum of Care Meeting – Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.

The next CoC meeting takes place Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at Pathlight Kitchen, 3200 W. Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32808. The meeting starts at 9 a.m. with coffee and peer networking beginning at 8:30 a.m.

The agenda for the meeting includes news and discussion on happenings in our Continuum of Care. There will be a presentation on Coordinated Assessment.

We look forward to seeing our Continuum membership at the meeting. If you are unable to attend the meeting, please check this website as handouts from the meeting will be posted here after the meeting.

HANDOUTS FROM CoC Meeting – Tuesday, March 24, 2015

CoC Meeting Agenda March 2015

March CoC Presentation – Coordinated Entry Referrals in HMIS and Data Entry HMIS

Continuum News – February 2015

Information from the February 2015 Continuum of Care Meeting

CoC Meeting Agenda February 2015

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Current status of HSN’s Coordinated Entry in Coc

 

Next Continuum of Care Meeting – Tuesday, Februay 24, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.

The next CoC meeting takes place Tuesday, February 24, 2015, at Pathlight Kitchen, 3200 W. Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32808. The meeting starts at 9 a.m. with coffee and peer networking beginning at 8:30 a.m.

The agenda for the meeting includes news and discussion on happenings in our Continuum of Care, including updates on membership and HMIS. There will also be a presentation on Coordinated Assessment.

We look forward to seeing our Continuum membership at the meeting. If you are unable to attend the meeting, please check this website as handouts from the meeting will be posted here after the meeting.

January 27, 2015 Continuum Meeting information can be found here: January CoC Agenda and handout

Continuum News – January 2015

POINT IN TIME COUNT – January 29, 2015 – VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Information on the Count and Volunteering, including registration and training can be found here.

Every year, Homeless Services Network of Central Florida (HSN), as the lead agency for the Central Florida Continuum of Care (FL-507), conducts a Point In Time count. The Point In Time count is conducted to provide a comprehensive count of how many persons are homeless in emergency shelter, in homeless transitional housing, and in places not meant for human habitation on any given night. The Point in Time Count provides the information needed to help us understand the nature and extent of homelessness in our Continuum of Care (Orange, Osceola & Seminole Counties) and the resources needed to prevent and end homelessness.

The count is scheduled for Thursday, January 29th, at 6:00 p.m. and will end on Friday, January 30, at 6:00 p.m.Some of the volunteer opportunities include:

  • Volunteers will be assigned to a 2 to 4 person team for a 3 hour shift (6:00-9:00 pm) to walk and/or drive around in designated neighborhoods administering the PIT “Street” Count survey to individuals and families experiencing homelessness. 
  • Conduct surveys at a homeless service centers
  • Conduct surveys at public locations and service centers

A training session is required.

Next Continuum of Care Meeting – Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.

The next CoC meeting takes place Tuesday, January 27, 2015, at Pathlight Kitchen, 3200 W. Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32808. The meeting starts at 9 a.m. with coffee and peer networking beginning at 8:30 a.m.

The agenda for the meeting includes news and discussion on happenings in our Continuum of Care, including updates on membership, HMIS and Coordinated Assessment.

A training for Point in Time Count immediately follows the meeting.

We look forward to seeing our Continuum membership at the meeting. If you are unable to attend the meeting, please check this website as handouts from the meeting will be posted here after the meeting.

Continuum of Care News – November 10, 2014

Next Continuum of Care Meeting – November 25, 2014

The next CoC meeting takes place Tuesday, November 25, 2014, at Pathlight Kitchen, 3200 W. Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32808. The meeting starts at 9 a.m. with coffee and peer networking beginning at 8:30 a.m.

The agenda for the meeting includes news and discussion on happenings in our Continuum of Care, including updates on HMIS and Coordinated Assessment.

We look forward to seeing our Continuum membership at the meeting. If you are unable to attend the meeting, please check this website as handouts from the meeting will be posted here after the meeting.

Continuum-Wide SPDAT Training on November 19, 2014 – last day for reservations is November 12, 2014

The Homeless Services Network of Central Florida is hosting a training for the continuum of care membership and interested community providers on the Service Prioritization Decision Assistance Tool (SPDAT). 

This free training will be facilitated by Org Code the creators of this tool and will take place Wednesday November 19, 2014 from 9:00 am to 4:15 pm. The location will be sent to you after you register for the event.

If you would like to attend, please click on the link below and respond Yes no later than 5:00 p.m. on November 12, 2014. If you have already responded, you do not need to respond again.

Please contact Joan Domenech.at joan.domenech {at} hsncfl(.)org if you have questions or need further information.

Continuum of Care News – October 9, 2014

Next Continuum of Care Meeting – October 28, 2014

The next CoC meeting takes place Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at Pathlight Kitchen, 3200 W. Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32808. The meeting starts at 9 a.m. with coffee and peer networking beginning at 8:30 a.m.

The agenda for the meeting includes news and discussion on happenings in our Continuum of Care, including updates on HMIS and Coordinated Assessment; updates on the 25 Cities Project; and the CoC Program Competition.

We look forward to seeing our Continuum membership at the meeting. If you are unable to attend the meeting, please check this website as handouts from the meeting will be posted here after the meeting.

FY 2014 HUD Continuum of Care Program Competition

The FY 2014 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition opened on September 16 and closes October 30, 2014 at 7:59:59 PM Eastern Standard Time. There is no application as the scores from the FY2013 application are carried over to this application. Renewing projects are still required to be ranked. For more information regarding the competition, please go to our Continuum of Care Program Competition page