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Ranking Committee Election 2024

Nominations are open! Use the form below to submit your candidacy for the Ranking Committee or nominate someone else! 

Nominations are due by 5/15!

Join the Long Island Continuum Care Ranking Committee and have your voice heard on how federal funding for solving homelessness is spent in your community!


Committee members are responsible for creating criteria to evaluate program applications for funding and evaluating programs against those standards to determine which will be prioritized for funding. Joining the committee involves an intensive commitment from June through September of 2 to 3 meetings per month that last a minimum of 2 hours. Those elected to the committee will also be expected to attend onboarding trainings on 6/5 and 6/12 from 2:30-3:45pm. 

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Click the image to view an overview of the Ranking Committee and elections process

ℹ️  About Us: The Long Island Continuum of Care (CoC) is a network of people and organizations committed to solving homelessness. Supported by funds from the federal Office of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), we work collaboratively to provide essential services and support to individuals and families experiencing homelessness.

🤝 Why Join the Ranking Committee? As a committee member, you'll have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on our community. Your decisions will directly influence the allocation of resources used to serve people experiencing homelessness on Long Island.

🌟 Who We're Looking For: We're seeking individuals from diverse backgrounds including those that identify as:

  • Person with lived experience of homelessness 

  • Member of the Black/African American community on LI

  • Member of the Hispanic/Latinx/e community on LI

  • Survivor of domestic violence

  • Senior citizen

  • Person with a disability/disabilities

People that represent CoC funded agencies are not eligible to run for a position on the Ranking Committee. 


📅 Commitment and Term Details: Committee members are expected to be able to attend:

  • Two to three meetings per month June through September and less frequent meetings throughout the year

  • Meetings are a minimum of 2 hours long and take place during business hours

  • Onboarding will be on 6/5 and 6/12 from 2:30-3:45pm


Ready to make a difference? Apply for a slot on the Ranking Committee using the form below. 

What will the election process look like?

Candidates interested in running for the Long Island Continuum Care Ranking Committee can expect to fill out a nomination form, providing information on their expertise on homelessness and the skills they would bring to the committee.


Nomination forms are due on 5/15. Fill out the form here.


If you have questions, reach out to


Candidates will be notified  of the election results during the first week of June.


  • May 2nd: nominations open

  • May 15th: nominations close

  • May 20th: elections open

  • May 24th: elections close

  • First week of June: election results announced

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