Updates

NOFO Updates

Please see these updates for the NOFO Priority Listing, the Local Ranking Order Final Posting and the CoC Consolidated Application posted for the NOFO below. FY2021 CoC NOFO Priority Listing – 12/11/2021 Approved Local Ranking Order Final Posting –...

Public Notice: FY 2021 CoC NOFO Preliminary Results

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires the Collaborative Applicant for the Continuum of Care (CoC) to provide a series of public notices during the annual CoC NOFO Competition. The Regional Task Force on Homelessness (RTFH) and the...

NOFO 2021 Request for Proposals, Rating and Ranking Tool

This post includes the formal FY 21 CoC Competition Request for Proposals; an excel file containing Rating and Ranking protocols and separate spreadsheets with the rating factors and values for each project type.  When complete, the results of the Rating and Ranking...

FY 2021 NOFO Call for Applications and Local Process

On August 18, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for FY 2021 Continuum of Care (CoC) Competition. HUD requires local CoC’s to review, rate, rank, and determine funding allocations for all...

Notice – FY 2021 NOFO Release and Highlights

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), CoC Program Competition Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for 2021 was released on August 18, 2021.  Formerly known as the NOFA, This document provides a summary of critical information and highlights...

Justice and Homeless Systems Training

It has repeatedly been demonstrated and borne out through data that the prevalence of people involved in the justice system and experiencing homelessness is significant.  RTFH is working with Homebase, a technical assistance provider made available through HUD, to...

Motivational Interviewing Training

Motivational Interviewing Training As RTFH continues to promote the implementation of the Homeless Outreach Standards,  training resources are being identified within the Standards for homeless outreach workers.  These training resources are available for staff who...

San Diego CoC Community Standards

HUD requires every CoC to have adopted written standards that govern the provision of CoC and ESG funded programs. This includes standards for homelessness prevention, street outreach, emergency shelter, transitional housing, rapid re-housing, and permanent supportive...

Community Outreach Standards – Version 3

The Regional Task Force on Homelessness has made a revision to the Community Outreach Standards, in Section 14.3.  The updated version (Version 3) is attached – please click here. The revised Standards clarify that if someone is unable to be contacted for at...

New Board Structure has the Regional Task Force on Homelessness Positioned to Take a Larger Role in Tackling the Challenges Ahead

San Diego’s Authority on Homelessness Best Practices and Policies has Created Two New Boards to Better Lead the Region

SAN DIEGO, CA., December 28, 2020 – Two boards rather than one will guide efforts by the Regional Taskforce on the Homeless (RTFH) to end homelessness in San Diego County, while enhancing the organization’s ability to bring critical funding to the region…

Portable Power Banks

If you work with the unsheltered population and wish to assist in distributing power banks to the customers, please submit a request to us at COVID-Homeless@sdcounty.ca.gov. Please note that supplies are limited and we will work with your individual agency to...

New Telehealth Provider to Access Temporary Lodging

A new contracted telehealth service has been developed that will make it easier for Homeless Outreach Workers to place individuals in isolation/quarantine should they need it. If a team on the ground runs into someone displaying symptoms, they just need to call the...

Public Health Order Updates

View the latest guidance for COVID-19 in the Public Health Order. (Effective September 1, 2020) Amended Section 8: Updated requirements for face coverings as described and required in California Department of Public Health Face Covering Guidance. Amended Section 11:...

2020 PIT/WeAllCount Report

2020 PIT Report

The Regional Task for on the Homeless (RTFH) has released the 2020 Point in Time (PIT) WeAllCount report from the count that started on Jan. 23, 2020.

Learn more about these newly released reports above by clicking on the title “2020 PIT/WeAllCount Report.”

RTFHSD COVID-19/Coronavirus Resources

The Regional Task for on the Homeless (RTFH) has compiled information on the COVID-19 virus that includes guidance, info graphics, toolkits and checklists to help you prepare, respond and recover from the virus. Temporary Lodging Information for At-Risk Homeless...

Emergency Housing Vouchers (EHV) in HMIS

San Diego is utilizing information gathered by Homeless Service Provider Agencies to understand the needs of clients and to prioritize individuals to be referred to an EHV. Your role as an end user will be to assist us in gathering information about a client’s...

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