About CoC

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The Regional Task Force on Homelessness is the San Diego Continuum of Care (CoC), designated by The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The CoC Program is designed to promote communitywide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness; provide funding for efforts by nonprofit providers, and State and local governments to quickly rehouse homeless individuals and families while minimizing the trauma and dislocation caused to homeless individuals, families and communities by homelessness; promote access to and affect utilization of mainstream programs by homeless individuals and families; and optimize self-sufficiency among individuals and families experiencing homelessness.  

CoC Advisory Board

The Governance Board acts on behalf of the Continuum of Care (CoC) and is representative of the relevant organizations and projects serving homeless subpopulations throughout the San Diego region.

CoC Advisory Committees

Advisory groups of various types serve to provide expertise, guidance, and practical support informing the work of the Governance Board.

CoC Ad Hoc Committees

Ad Hoc Committees explore and make recommendations to better address the impacts of systemic racism and its effects within the homeless crisis response system.

CoC Membership

Get information on the individuals and organizations that collaborate on our efforts to end homelessness and join us by becoming a member.

CoC Monitoring

Tools and resources for effective monitoring of homelessness in our area.

CES (Coordinated Entry System)

CES is a list of all of the people in the region experiencing homelessness, prioritized by community standards, to be referred to available housing inventory.

Homeless Management Information System (HMIS)

HMIS is a local web-based information technology system that San Diego’s CoC uses to capture and report on client, project, and system level information regarding homeless services utilization, performance and outcomes.

Standards, Learning, and Training

Learning collaboratives to facilitate sharing of provider expertise and intervention strategies as needed and provide feedback and recommendations to formal Board decision-making advisory groups.

WeAllCount (PITC)

Volunteers and outreach workers across the county will engage and survey those experiencing homelessness where they are at.

Notice of Funding Availability (NOFO)

The HUD NOFO establishes the funding criteria for the Continuum of Care (CoC) program. The NOFO is a notice published each year for HUD’s Discretionary Funding Programs. 

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