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LONG BEACH CONTINUUM OF CARE

In accordance with the Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing Act (HEARTH Act), enacted into law on May 20, 2009, representatives from organizations that serve homeless and formerly homeless individuals within the City of Long Beach have established a Continuum of Care to carry out planning, coordination, and implementation activities set out in the Code of Federal Regulations Title 24 Section 578 (24 CFR 578) by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. 
 

 The Long Beach Continuum of Care (CoC) is comprised of five entities: 1) the Long Beach CoC General Membership, 2) the Long Beach CoC Board, 3) the Homeless Services Advisory Committee (HSAC), 4) the City of Long Beach City Council, 5) the City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services, Homeless Services Bureau.

PUBLIC MEETINGS

Long Beach CoC Board Meeting 

The Long Beach CoC Board is comprised of elected members with the oversight to steward local planning, coordination, and implementation activities related to ending and preventing homelessness in the region. The CoC Board meets twice quarterly on the second Tuesday in January, March, April, June, July, September, October, and December.  Long Beach CoC General Membership Meeting 

The Long Beach Continuum of Care (CoC) General Membership is a broad-based group of local stakeholders who share a common interest in ending and preventing homelessness in the City. The CoC General Membership meet quarterly on the second Tuesday in March, June, September, and December.  For more information please contact the Homeless Services Bureau at HomelessServicesAdmin@longbeach.gov or (562) 570-4001. 

Long Beach CoC Standing Subcommittees 

 The Long Beach Continuum of Care has three standing subcommittees:  Policies and Standards, Coordinated Entry System, and Quality, Data, and Performance. Subcommittee membership is open to all general members of the Continuum of Care. Members are defined as anyone who has attended at least one Continuum of Care General Meeting. For more information, please review the subcommittee updates and subcommittee document.

Policies and Standards Subcommittee Meeting
Coordinated Entry System Subcommittee Meeting Quality, Data, and Performance Subcommittee Meeting

NEWS AND UPDATES

Long Beach CoC Board Member Elections

The Long Beach Continuum of Care Board has one seat that is currently vacant. The seat is open to General Members of the CoC. General Members are defined as anyone who has attended at least one CoC General Meeting. Nominations will be heard and voted on at the Tuesday, October 12th, CoC Board meeting. For more information please click here.

Long Beach CoC Subcommittees 

The Long Beach Continuum of Care invites you to participate in any of its three standing subcommittees: Policies and Standards, Coordinated Entry System, and Quality, Data, and Performance.  Subcommittee membership is open to all general members of the Continuum of Care. Members are defined as anyone who has attended at least one Continuum of Care General Meeting.For more information please review the subcommittee update document  and  subcommittee document

RESOURCES 

Board and Membership Resources
Governance Charter and Bylaws
General Membership Roles and Responsibilities
Board Members
Board Terms of Office
Board Roles and Responsibilities
Board Application

Public Meeting Archives
2021:
7.13.21 CoC Board Meeting Packet
7.13.21 CoC Board Meeting Recording Password: rPSF2suJ 
6.8.21 CoC General Membership Meeting Packet
6.8.21 CoC General Membership Meeting Recording Password: 6eGBtF7i
6.8.21 CoC Board Meeting Packet
6.8.21 CoC Board Meeting Recording Password: ZbX5HpmD
4.13.21 CoC Board Meeting Packet
4.13.21 CoC Board Meeting Recording Password: wH5xyzng
3.9.21 CoC General Membership Meeting Packet
3.9.21 CoC General Membership Meeting Recording Password: Nt4YKND2
3.9.21 CoC Board Meeting Packet
3.9.21 CoC Board Meeting Recording Password: Hi4eHeuR
1.12.21 CoC Board Meeting Packet
1.12.21 LB Housing Element Update
1.12.21 CoC Board Meeting Recording Password: AkpQgMY6

2020:
12.28.20 Special CoC Board Meeting Handouts
12.28.20 Special CoC Board Meeting Recording
12.8.20 CoC General MembershipMeeting Handouts
12.8.20 CoC Board Meeting Handouts
12.8.20 CoC Board Meeting Recording
9.8.20 CoC General Membership Meeting Handouts
Homeless Count 
9.8.20 CoC Board Meeting Handouts
6.9.20 CoC Board Meeting Minutes
3.10.20 CoC Board Meeting Minutes

Continuum of Care Program Resources
CoC Program Information
CoC Program Roadmap
CoC Reallocation Policies and Procedures