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Open Public Comment Period: Draft Coordinated Entry Policies and Procedures
Dear Housing First Solano CoC Members:
Housing First Solano seeks Public Comment on the draft set of Coordinated Entry Policies and Procedures developed over the past year by its Coordinated Entry Working Group. The Coordinated Entry Working Group met monthly last year to draft this document; membership was open to all members of the public.
Please find the draft Coordinated Entry Policies and Procedures document here.
The Public Comment Period will be open through Friday, January 19, 2018. Comments can be sent to email@example.com.
Background information about Coordinated Entry from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development can be found here.
Housing First Solano will convene a Special Meeting of the General Membership on January 22, 2018, during which members will consider and vote on the Coordinated Entry Policies and Procedures. The meeting will take place on January 22 from 11 AM - 12 PM in the Vista Conference Room, Fairfield Community Center, 1000 Kentucky Street, Fairfield CA 94533. The Meeting Agenda can be found here.
Thank you in advance for your input!
The Housing First Solano CoC
2018 Community Services Block Grant Request for Proposals
The Community Action Partnership of Solano, Joint Powers Authority is pleased to announce the release of a 2018 Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Request for Proposals (RFP) for Solano County. Eligible agencies may apply for a total of up to $178,364.65 in this year's allocation process.
To apply for funding, please carefully read the RFP and Appendices A - E (see below), submit a Notice of Intent to Apply by Friday, December 22, 2017 at 5:00 PM PST, and submit a completed project application by Friday, January 12, 2018 at 3:00 PM PST.
If you have any questions, please contact the RFP Coordinators at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Request for Proposals & Project Application
Appendix A: CSBG Annual Report, Module 4 Excerpt
Appendix B: Scoring Criteria
Appendix C: Budget Guide
Appendix D: Sample MOU
Appendix E: CSBG Annual Report
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.
Solano County Strategic Planning Effort
In 2016, the CAP Solano JPA lead 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.
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 releasehere.
Frequently asked questions can be found here.
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.
Tripartite Advisory Board
Monday, January 22, 2018
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
CAP Solano JPA Board Meeting
Thursday, January 25, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.