The Continuum of Care (CoC) adheres to the regulations outlined in 24 CFR Part 587. These federal regulations charge the CoC with certain responsibilities, including establishing a board to govern the CoC and appointing additional committees, subcommittees or work groups. The CoC’s structure is delineated in the Governance Charter (pdf).
Continuum of Care Committees
The Executive Committee is the decision-making authority of the CoC. The Executive Committee is responsible for ensuring the CoC meets the standards set forth in 24 CFR Part 578. As part of this responsibility, the Executive Committee oversees the CoC’s standing committees.
Voting members of the Executive Committee represent the following groups:
- Ada County
- Behavioral health services
- CoC- or ESG-funded provider network
- City government
- Collaborative applicant
- Domestic violence advocate
- Emergency shelter system
- Federal entitlement communities, including CDBG and ESG
- Housing authority
- Housing developer or owner
- Person(s) experiencing or formerly experiencing homelessness
- School district
- Veterans affairs
- Others deemed necessary or required by HUD
- CoC Program Manager
- Coordinated Entry Program Director
- HMIS Project Manager
This committee meets on the second Monday of every month from 9:30-11:30 at Boise City Hall with a few exceptions for holidays.
The Planning and Development Committee spearheads funding development and strategic planning efforts by quantifying and articulating homeless service needs, educating an expanding group of funders and the community at large on those needs, and subsequently offering and developing solutions to effectively prevent, reduce, and end homelessness.
The Data and Performance Committee guides Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) policy decisions, evaluates relevant data, creates and maintains reporting mechanisms, and monitors system performance. The Data and Performance Committee has one sub-committee for licensed HMIS users.
This committee meets on the second Tuesday of every month from 10:30-12:00 at the Ada County Sheriff's Office.
The Scoring and Ranking Committee convenes at least semi-annually to review, score, and rank CoC project applications.
The Coordinated Entry Oversight and Evaluation Committee monitors the implementation and evaluation of the CoC’s coordinated entry system.
This committee meets on the second Tuesday of every month from 1:30-3:00 at El Ada Community Action Partnership.
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