Community Action Agency for Solano County
Collaborative Applicant for Continuum of Care Funding
Homeless Management Information System Lead Agency
CAP Solano JPA Mission Statement
Local governments collaborating to provide oversight and resources to organizations that creatively deliver successful services to low-income people.
All meetings located in the Vista Conference Room at the Fairfield Community Center, 1000 Kentucky Street, Fairfield, CA unless otherwise indicated.
CAP Solano JPA Board Meeting
Thursday, December 13, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Solano County Strategic Planning Effort
In 2016, the CAP Solano JPA led a county-wide, community-based strategic planning effort to create a five-year plan to address homelessness throughout the county. The final plan was approved in March 2017. Neighbors Helping Neighbors: Forward Together, the 5-Year Regional Strategic Plan to Respond to Homelessness in Solano County, is available here.
Click here to learn more about Solano County's Strategic Plan to Respond to Homelessness.
2017 Point-in-Time Count Results
The results of the 2017 Point-in-Time (PIT) count are now available. The PIT Count is an enumeration of persons experiencing homelessness, whether sheltered or unsheltered, on a single night in January. The PIT count is conducted at least biannually in Solano and is a requirement to receive homeless assistance funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The PIT Count uses HUD’s definition of homelessness, which includes persons living in shelters and places not meant for human habitation, but excludes persons who are living doubled up with others due to economic hardship or those living in RV or trailer parks.
For a summary of the PIT Count methodology and results, please view the press release here.
The full PIT Count Report can be found here, and an executive summary can be found here.
Frequently asked questions can be found here.
2018-2019 Community Action Plan
As the Community Action Agency for Housing First Solano, the CAP Solano JPA has prepared a 2018-2019 Community Action Plan in compliance with the Community Services Block Grant Program under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The 2018-2019 Community Plan identifies top causes for poverty in Solano County and explains the JPA's strategies for addressing those needs.
Please find a copy of the 2018-2019 Community Action Plan here.
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Funding Opportunity: Partnership Healthplan of California (PHC)
The Community Action Partnership of Solano, Joint Powers Authority (CAP Solano JPA) is pleased to announce two Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for a $4,863,964 Local Housing Innovation Grant from the Partnership HealthPlan of California (PHC). The Housing Innovation Grant will support implementation of the Neighbors Helping Neighbors: Forward Together Five-Year Regional Strategic Plan, as well as the development of additional Permanent Supportive Housing units, short and/or medium-term housing assistance, and wrap around supportive services for Solano County’s most vulnerable Medi-Cal beneficiaries who are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of homelessness.
The Capital Housing Projects RFP (RFP #2018-2) seeks proposals for capital housing projects creating permanent supportive housing to serve Medi-Cal eligible beneficiaries who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in Solano County. The maximum individual grant amount under this RFP is $1,500,000. Grant funds may be used for capital projects adequately zoned for the implementation of permanent supportive housing dedicated to meeting the high priority needs of PHC members. More information regarding available funding, eligible applicants, eligible activities, and eligible populations can be found here.
The Housing Services and Supportive Services RFP (RFP #2018-1) seeks proposals for the provision of rental assistance and/or supportive services from interested and qualified applicants. The maximum individual grant amount under this RFP is $1,081,070. The RFP seeks proposals for funding for a combination of subsidized housing and/or supportive services projects to serve Medi-Cal eligible beneficiaries who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in Solano County. More information regarding available funding, eligible applicants, eligible activities, and eligible populations can be found here.
Applicants must email a Notice of Intent to Apply via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by December 14, 2018 at 4:00 pm PST. The Notice of Intent should include a brief summary of the project design you intend to propose, whether you are applying for housing services and/or supportive services funding, the target population you plan to serve with your project, and a brief overview of your plan
Applicants must submit their full application and any required attachments via email to email@example.com by December 31, 2018 at 4:00 pm PST.
The slide presentation from the Bidders Conference is available here. The responses to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) are available here.
Fillable PDF versions of the RFPs are available. For a fillable PDF version of the Capital Housing Projects RFP, please click here. For a fillable PDF version of the Housing Services and Supportive Services RFP, please click here.
For more information regarding the Capital Housing Projects RFP and/or the Housing Services and Supportive Services RFP, please contact the RFP Coordinators:
(415) 788-7961 x. 345
Proposed HEAP Funding Priorities
From November 12 - December 7, 2018, the JPA sought public comment on the following draft funding priorities for the region's $4,917,499.52 allocation under the Homeless Emergency Aid Program.
The following draft recommendations were created in response to feedback collected at a community meeting held at the Suisun City Council Chambers on November 9, 2018. The meeting was open to the public. Please find those meeting materials and notes here.
The JPA will meet on Thursday, December 13 to consider public comments gathered as a result of this process, and to finalize the CoC's proposals for HEAP funding. All are welcome to attend.
2018 CoC Application Now Available
The 2018 Continuum of Care Consolidated Application is now available. Please find the Consolidated Application below. This consists of the 2018 Housing First Solano Continuum of Care Application and Priority Listing, which will be submitted as the 2018 CoC Consolidated Application for the Housing First Solano Continuum of Care (CoC). The Priority Listing and CoC Application are posted here for review by the public and all stakeholders in the homeless system of care, including any experts or community members who have feedback they would like to share prior to submission on September 17, 2018.
2018 CoC Application
2018 CoC Priority Listing