Training's, Webinars, and Events

Call for Workshop Presentations

  • Accessing Government Funding (SAMHSA/HUD/OTDA/OMH)

  • Addressing Racial Disparities in the Homelessness System

  • Affordable and Sustainable Housing Design

  • Community Resources for Programs Serving Persons with Board Spectrum Disabilities

  • Coordinated Entry System: Prioritizing People Experiencing Homelessness the Longest

  • Critical Time Intervention

  • Cultural Competency and Cultural Humility

  • Effective Housing First Models – Panel with Existing Models on Long Island

  • Expanding Your Donor Base: Ideas for Increasing General Donations from Your Community

  • Food Insecurity and Homelessness

  • Funding for Successful Employment Readiness and Job Placement Models

  • Harm Reduction

  • HMIS

  • Housing Discrimination: How to Report a Case of Housing Discrimination

  • How to use the CoC Analysis Tool: Race and Ethnicity

  • Human Trafficking and Homelessness

  • Landlord Engagement and Housing Resources

  • Legal Rights for People Experiencing Homelessness

  • LGBTQ+ Populations and Homelessness

  • Making Housing Accessible for the Physically Challenged

  • Motivational Interviewing

  • Navigating DSS Housing Inspections

  • Rapid Re-Housing: Models that Work

  • Transitioning to a Housing First Model

  • Trauma-Informed Care

  • Using Social Media to Engage Clients and Donors

  • Working with Victims of Domestic Violence

  • Other ­­­

HUD Office Hours

HUD Mega Waiver

Long Island COVID-19 Webinar

MATCH Training

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Coffee with CES

10:30-12:00: Coffee with the CES Team: an open discussion of the Coordinated Entry System with the LICH CES Team

12:00-2:00 Coalition Building Training: An extension of Coffee with CES this is an opportunity to dialogue with LICH staff regarding the ongoing needs of those working to end homelessness on Long Island.

2:00-2:30: Building tour of the Amityville Community Center

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Ongoing Trainings/Presentations

Community Response Forum

The Community Response Forum is a monthly topical discussion of local needs, initiatives and resources related to ending homelessness on Long Island. Open to the public, these meetings are attended by field experts as well as key CoC stakeholders and LICH staff who help to guide the discussion and address any questions or concerns raised by those in attendance.  No RSVP is necessary.  The date, time and topic for next months meeting is listed below.

Training Available Upon Request

Supports and Services for People Experiencing Homelessness – An Introduction to HUD, the CoC and LICH

A 101 style introduction into all of the policies and strategies associated with the Department of Housing and Urban Developments initiatives to end homelessness and how those policies and strategies effect homeless services on Long Island.  This training provides detailed information regarding the responsibilities of the Continuum of Care and the Long Island Coalition for the Homeless’ role as the lead agency within the Continuum of Care.


The Long Island Continuum of Care is designated by the Department of Housing and Urban Development to oversee the regional strategy for ending homelessness. The Continuum of Care envisions a community in which all members have access to safe, decent, and appropriate housing options. 

If you have any questions, concerns, requests or suggestions related to CoC Services click here.  Your inquiry will be forwarded to the appropriate person who will contact you as soon as possible.

If you are a non-profit which serves the homeless on Long Island and are interested in becoming a CoC member click the link below.

Updated 2020 CoC Schedule

Last Updated: 03/17/2020


T: 631-464-4314

F: 631-464-4319