For any agencies that were contemplating submission of a New Project Application in this year's competition, please note that an additional $493,683 has now been made available by projects that have decided not to renew their Continuum of Care funding. This money is only available to eligible New Projects, as outlined in the original RFP … Continue reading MCOC NOFO Update!
The Maine Continuum of Care (MCoC) invites interested eligible agencies, including agencies that have not previously received MCoC grants, to apply for funding to create housing and related services for those experiencing homelessness in Maine. New this year, Indian Tribes and Tribally Designated Housing Entities are eligible to apply for Continuum of Care funding. HUD … Continue reading The Maine Continuum of Care is pleased to announce this Request for Proposals for the 2021 CoC NOFO Competition!
All CoC and ESG funded projects should have staff on site who are trained to help their clients access SSI and SSDI benefits.
Just a quick reminder that the Statewide Homeless Council will not be meeting today.
MAINE, USA — As excessive heat plagues much of Maine, communities across the state are opening cooling centers to help people beat the heat. The National Weather Service has issued heat advisories for most of the state. [This list may not be complete, and is subject to change. You can also check https://www.maine.gov/mema/response-recovery/mass-care for more … Continue reading Maine Cooling Centers
[Posted at the request of Chris Bicknell, New Beginnings] Eric S. Tars (he/his)|Legal Directora:2000 M Street NW, Suite 750-E, Washington, DC 20036e: |w:nlchp.orgp:202-638-2535 Ext. 120 |d:?202-464-0034 From: Shah, Shehzil (CDC/DDPHSIS/CSTLTS/DPIFS) : Tuesday, June 29, 2021 9:05 AMCc: CDC IMS 2019 NCOV Response CICP Disproportionately Affected Pop ; CDC IMS 2019 NCOV Response CICP Policy and … Continue reading National Homelessness Law Center – Health and Homelessness: Lessons Learned Partner Convening
[This information comes to us from our friend and TA Provider Ben Cattell Noll at ICF. While Ben is the point of contact for signing up for these workshops, please let myself, or the MCOC Chairs know if you are interested so that we can work together to maximize this resource and the potential benefits … Continue reading Technical Assistance Opportunities for MCOC
[The following is posted at the request of Chris Bicknell.] From: 'Eric Tars' via Housing Not Handcuffs Campaign <>Sent: Thursday, June 17, 2021 4:34 PMTo: Housing Not Handcuffs <>Subject: [External]: [HNH] Federal Unhoused Bill of Rights Resolution EXTERNAL: This email originated from outside of the New Beginnings email system. Do not click links or open … Continue reading Proposed: Federal Unhoused Bill of Rights Resolution
The 2021 Maine Continuum of Care Point-in-Time (PIT) and Housing Inventory Count (HIC) Reports have been successfully submitted to HUD's Homelessness Data Exchange (HDX). HUD requires that Continuums of Care conduct an annual Point-in-Time count of people experiencing homelessness who are sheltered in emergency shelter, transitional housing, and Safe Havens on a single night in … Continue reading 2021 MCOC PIT & HIC Reports
This new program will serve to divert people from entering the shelter system by helping them identify alternative housing solutions and connecting them to the services and financial assistance they will need to remain stably housed. Please see the attached document for full details. Diversion-Program-Description-FINALDownload