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Continuum of Care (CoC) Nashville-Davidson County

~Important Updates~ 



New & Future CoC Governance Items can be found here: Homelessness Planning Council Website

**As of 07.01.2018 all materials including agendas and minutes, will be posted on the Metropolitan Nashville-Davidson County Continuum of Care Homelessness Planning Council Website.

CoC Current Information



The Continuum of Care of Nashville-Davidson County (CoC), consists of community partners dedicated to ending homelessness in Nashville. This Charter sets out the composition, roles, responsibilities, and committee structure of the Nashville-Davidson County Continuum of Care (CoC), whose jurisdiction includes Nashville and Davidson County.

Nashville, Davidson County, TN Governance Charter, 2017 version

HUD Point-In-Time Count Materials



Each year, the MDHA leads the HUD required Point-In-Time (PIT) count for Nashville-Davidson County, TN.  The Point-in-Time (PIT) count is an annually conducted count of sheltered and unsheltered homeless persons on a single night in January carried out by the local body.

Nashville, Davidson County, TN Governance Charter, 2017 version

HMIS Materials



The Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) is the Nashville-Davidson County, TN CoC’s primary database used to collect data on homelessness.

Nashville, Davidson County, TN HMIS Policies and Procedure Manual, version 2017 (currently under review)

CoC Governing Documents



Current CoC Governance Charter

2019 CoC Governance Charter: Revised Draft for 30 Day Public Comment

2019 CoC Governance Charter: Public Comment Instructions

Please find the Draft 2019 Governance Charter for Nashville’s Continuum of Care (CoC).  It is being posted for a 30-day public comment period.  Comments from the public are welcome through 12:00 pm on Friday, June 28th.  The comment process is detailed in the Instructions document, link provided above.

Much thanks to the following people for helping with this year’s Charter review.  This would not have been possible if not for their time & hard work. 

 CoC Charter Review Committee

 Paula Foster, TN Conference on Social Work – Chair

Diane Del Chiaro, Mending Hearts

Kyle Duvall, Welcome Home Ministries

Norman Humber, Nashville Rescue Mission

Tim Leeth, Lived Experience

Marc Overlock, Nashville General Hospital

Steve Reiter, Lived Experience

Floyd Shechter, SmartSpace

 Staff support:

Treva Gilligan, MDHA

Judy Tackett, Homeless Impact Division

CoC Archives (2015-2018)



The Homeless Planning Council, formerly known as the CoC Governance Board,  ensures orderly operations of the Nashville CoC. The Homeless Planning Council shall have the power to act on behalf of, and in the best interest of, the Nashville CoC. The Homeless Planning Council shall conduct the business of the Nashville CoC. Board members are elected to term by the CoC General Membership body.

-Nashville, Davidson County, TN CoC Governance Charter, 2017 version

 

Since Fall 2016, Nashville, Davidson County, TN has been receiving technical assistance from Cloudburst. For materials, presentations, community involvement or timelines, please visit the link above.

Nashville, Davidson County, TN Governance Charter, 2017 version

CoC: Competition Materials: FY2019

On May 16th, 2019, the community present at the CoC General Membership Meeting voted the Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency (MDHA) as the Collaborative Applicant for the Nashville Continuum of Care.



HUD Continuum of Care FY2019 Funding to be Available to expand housing and services for persons experiencing homelessness

The CoC Program is designed to promote a community-wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness; to provide funding for efforts by nonprofit providers, States, and local governments to quickly re-house homeless individuals, families, persons fleeing domestic violence, and youth while minimizing the trauma and dislocation caused by homelessness; to promote access to and effective utilization of mainstream programs by homeless individuals and families; and to optimize self-sufficiency among those experiencing homelessness. Questions about the funding may be submitted to Suzie Tolmie, Homeless Coordinator, MDHA at stolmie@nashville-mdha.org.

Once HUD’s Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) is published for FY2019, a link will be posted here. Basic details about the funding will be outlined on this page soon afterwards, but you must consult the NOFA for complete details.

Electronic versions of both the local renewal and local new project applications will be posted on this webpage. Renewal applications are due from agencies that currently have funding, by June 12 at 4 p.m., via email to stolmie@nashville-mdha.org.

CoC: Competition Materials: FY2018



HUD Continuum of Care FY2018 Funding Available to expand housing and services for persons experiencing homelessness

The CoC Program is designed to promote a community-wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness; to provide funding for efforts by nonprofit providers, States, and local governments to quickly re-house homeless individuals, families, persons fleeing domestic violence, and youth while minimizing the trauma and dislocation caused by homelessness; to promote access to and effective utilization of mainstream programs by homeless individuals and families; and to optimize self-sufficiency among those experiencing homelessness. Questions about the funding may be submitted to Suzie Tolmie, Homeless Coordinator, MDHA at stolmie@nashville-mdha.org .

Basic details about the funding are outlined below, but you must consult HUD’s Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for complete details:

https://www.hudexchange.info/resources/documents/FY-2018-CoC-Program-Competition-NOFA.pdf

Electronic versions of both the local renewal and local new project applications are posted on this webpage.  Renewal applications are due July 30 by 4 p.m., and the new project applications are due August 10 by 4 p.m.  – via email to stolmie@nashville-mdha.org along with 2 hard copies to:  Suzie Tolmie, Homeless Coordinator, MDHA 712 South Sixth Street, Nashville, TN 37206.

CoC: Competition Materials: FY2017



FY2017 CoC Competition for Nashville, Davidson County, TN

On April 20th, 2017, the community present at the CoC General Meeting voted the Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency (MDHA) as the Collaborative Applicant Lead and the Homeless Management Information System Lead for the FY2017 Process.

In its 2017 Notice of Funding Availability for Continuum of Care funding, HUD requires Collaborative Applicants to post on their website, at least 2 days before the application submission deadline, all parts of the CoC Consolidated Application, including the CoC Application attachments and the Priority Listing, and notify community members and key stakeholders that the Consolidated Application is available.   These two parts may be found in the links below.  Anyone interested in reviewing any of the applications for the 19 projects being submitted may contact Suzie Tolmie, Homeless Coordinator at MDHA, for a copy at stolmie@nashville-mdha.org .

To learn more about the Continuum of Care, HMIS or how to join a committee, please contact CoC Support Staff below:

Suzie Tolmie
CoC Homeless Coordinator
stolmie@Nashville-mdha.org