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Why join the coc?

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Operating under the Housing First model for Long Island's homeless response system


Be part of this shared platform with other housing providers, community-based organizations, faith-based partners, community members, and local government entities

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Consider joining our population specific subcommittees


HMIS (homeless management information system) is the database used for the LI region 

CoC Business meeting

The Continuum of Care (CoC) members meet monthly to discuss regional updates on our homeless response system,  funding opportunities, housing availability, upcoming events and trainings, new resources, and data-related information. This is meeting is open to anyone and there are no fees associated with joining the CoC. 

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2022 CoC Meeting Dates
- subject to change


Jan  21   
Feb     18  
Mar 18 
Apr    15  
May 20  
Jun    17  

Jul   15   
Aug     19  
Sep   16   
Oct     21 
Nov  18  
Dec     16  

CoC Governance Board

The Continuum of Care (CoC) Governance Board  meets monthly (after the CoC Business Meeting) to make recommendations and vote on CoC policies and procedures. The General CoC membership votes to approve or reject each of the nominees for the Governance Board based on a majority vote. The Board consists of: The CoC lead, Persons with Lived Experiences, Nassau and Suffolk Department of Social Services, Rapid Rehousing Providers, Permanent Supportive Housing Providers, Youth Providers, Veteran Providers, Mental Health Service Providers, etc.

Join Our Continuum 

Option 1 - If you are interested in joining our Continuum of Care list-serv, committees, receive calendar invites to our CoC business meetings, and/or want to get in touch with someone

Please reach out directly to our Continuum of Care Planning and Coordination Staff: here

Option 2 (Contactless) - If you are interested in joining our Continuum of Care list-serv to receive calendar invites to our CoC business meetings and/or to receive general updates within our region

Please indicate your name, email, and phone number: here (scroll down to "stay connected with the CoC")

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