All interested persons are welcome to participate. Please note that this meeting will be using a Ring Central Link - NOT the Zoom link that was used last time. MCoC-Lived-Experience-Committee-Agenda-2-24-23Download
Pet Co-Sheltering Conference – An Invitation from “My Dog Is My Home”
I hope this letter finds you and your loved ones well, happy, and safe. My name is Sarah and I work for My Dog Is My Home, a national nonprofit in the U.S. dedicated to expanding access to shelter for individuals experiencing homelessness with their companion animals. Our systems changing work includes an annual conference … Continue reading Pet Co-Sheltering Conference – An Invitation from “My Dog Is My Home”
And the Winner is . . .
Awa Conteh!Awa has been re-elected to another three year term as a Maine Continuum of Care Tri-Chair. Congratulations to Awa, and thank you for your willingness to continue to serve in this important role!While Kate Easter and Erin Kelly did not win this seat, coming in second and third respectively, both of them, along with … Continue reading And the Winner is . . .
MCOC Tri-Chair Elections Update
It had previously been announced that we would be holding the elections for both available Tri-Chair positions at the same time. Upon further reflection, feedback from members, and examination of our governance it has become clear that we need to hold two separate elections, rather than try to conduct them concurrently. The first will be … Continue reading MCOC Tri-Chair Elections Update
CANCELED: No MCOC Meeting Today!
This is a reminder that the November Maine Continuum of Care meeting that was scheduled for today has been CANCELED! The next regular MCOC meeting will be December 15th, 2022 - we hope to see you all then!
For any Homeless Services Workers who might be interested . . .
HAPPY (NO MORE NOFA) NOVEMBER, CoCs!My name is Amanda Aykanian, and I am a researcher and professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Texas at Arlington. I am leading the National Homeless Services Workforce Survey. This is the first survey of U.S. homeless services workers in nearly 30 years! The survey … Continue reading For any Homeless Services Workers who might be interested . . .
MCOC Chair Nomination and Election Information: Now Accepting Nominations! Voting in December!
The Maine Continuum of Care has three Tri-Chairs who are each elected to serve a three year term of office. Typically, this means we have one seat up for election each year, but right now, we have two! Awa Conteh’s term is ending in December, so her seat is up for election as part of … Continue reading MCOC Chair Nomination and Election Information: Now Accepting Nominations! Voting in December!
MCoC Special NOFO Application and Project Listing
Here are the Final Versions of the Maine Continuum of Care's Application and Project Priority Listing for HUD's 2022 Special Notice of Funding Opportunity to Address Unsheltered and Rural Homelessness. Pending approval by the MCOC Board, these will be submitted to HUD in esnaps early next week, ahead of the Thursday, October 20th, 2022 deadline. … Continue reading MCoC Special NOFO Application and Project Listing
The 2022 MCOC NOFO Application has been Submitted to HUD!
The Maine Continuum of Care 2022 NOFO Application and Project Priority Listing were submitted to HUD on Wednesday, September 28th - well ahead of the Sept. 30th deadline, and the technical difficulties that esnaps began reporting yesterday. Both components were unchanged from the versions posted here on Sept. 27th (aside from a few minor spelling … Continue reading The 2022 MCOC NOFO Application has been Submitted to HUD!
MCOC 2022 NOFO Application and Project Listing!
We are very close to submitting the 2022 Maine Continuum of Care Application for Funding! The deadline for submission to HUD is this Friday, September 30, 2022, and we plan to send this off to HUD as soon as possible. Attached to this post are the PDF versions of the Application and Project Priority Listing. … Continue reading MCOC 2022 NOFO Application and Project Listing!