Continuum of Care (CoC) Program
GASTON LINCOLN CLEVELAND CONTINUUM OF CARE (CoC) – ENDING HOMELESSNESS
The Gaston Lincoln Cleveland Continuum of Care (CoC) is a regional tri-county collaboration of local government, nonprofit and community organizations designed to promote community-wide commitment to identify and address issues related to homelessness. The fundamental mission is to aid homeless individuals and families by providing access to available services and resources that lead to long-term permanent housing and self-sufficiency.
Want to learn more about the Continuum of Care Program?
|Continuum of Care||HUD Exchange, an informational and educational webpage provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, has a Continuum of Care Resource Page that offers training materials and resources, news and announcements, program reports, mailing list, and more!|
|COC Toolkit||The Continuum of Care Toolkit provides resources and guidance to assist Continuum of Care (CoC) Lead Agencies, CoC Collaborative Applicants, and grant recipients and subrecipients to meet the specific requirements for which they are responsible.|
|2-1-1 Referral||Offered through the United Way of Gaston County and available 24 hours a day, the Gaston County 2-1-1 Information Referral Service offers confidential referrals to persons in need of various services.|
The Gaston Lincoln Cleveland Continuum of Care participates in Continuum of Care Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funding opportunities. Participating service provider member agencies apply through their Continuum of Care. Categories of funding include transitional housing, permanent supportive housing, rapid re-housing, supportive services, and HMIS projects.
Continuum of Care Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)
Annually the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development offers a competitive grant award, Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) FY 2018 Continuum of Care Competition Resources and Updates.
Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)
The Emergency Solutions Grant Program (ESG), is issued by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and administered by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS). The Emergency Solutions Grants Program (ESG) provides funding to:
• Improve the number and quality of emergency shelters
• Provide essential services to shelter residents
• Re-house homeless individuals and families
• Prevent families and individuals from becoming homeless
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND ARCHIVES
- Request for Proposals NC-509 Lead Agency
- FY2018 NOFA and ESG
- FY2017 NOFA and ESG
- FY2016 NOFA and ESG
- WRITTEN STANDARDS AND POLICIES:
- NC-509 Final Coordinated Entry Policy and Procedures
- NC-509 Emergency Shelter Written Standards format fix
- NC-509 Emergency Shelter Written Standards
- NC-509 HP-RRH Written Standards
- NC-509 PSH Written Standards
- NC-509 Transitional Housing Written Standards
- G-L-C CoC VAWA Policy Advisory Final
CONNECT WITH THE CONTINUUM OF CARE - CONTACT
The most effective way to have a greater community impact upon homelessness is through diverse public dialogue and advocacy. It all starts with involvement. Join us in this effort, and contact a representative today!
|Local Contact – GASTON COUNTY
Continuum of Care Coordinator
United Way of Gaston County
PO Box 2597
200 East Franklin Boulevard
Gastonia, NC 28053-2597
Office 704 864-4554 extension 108
|Local Contact – LINCOLN COUNTY
United Way of Lincoln County
PO Box 234
Lincolnton, NC 28093
Office 704 732-8055
Cell 704 576-6153
Offices for Housing and Neighborhood Services are located in the Garland Municipal Business Center at 150 S. York Street on the second floor.
HOUSING AND NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES DEPARTMENT
Garland Municipal Business Center
150 S. York Street, Gastonia, NC 28052
(PO Box 1748, Gastonia, NC 28053-1748)