Continuum of Care Meetings

Continuum of Care Advisory Board

The Continuum of Care Advisory Board is made up of community stakeholders who are responsible for submitting the HEARTH Grant application to HUD each year to fund homeless programs in the Sacramento Continuum of Care and to provide policy recommendations to the Sacramento Steps Forward Board of Directors.

Meeting Schedule:

2nd Wednesday 8:00am-9:30am

Meeting Location:

Sacramento Steps Forward

Status:

Active

Chair (Co-Chair):

Joan Burke

Coordinated Entry Committee

The Coordinated Entry Committee is responsible for the design, implementation, success, and on-going evaluation of the Housing Crisis Resolution System, specifically how the system triages clients, prioritizes them for service, and tracks clients through the Continuum of Care.

Meeting Schedule:

1st Thursday 3:00pm-4:30pm

Meeting Location:

Sacramento Steps Forward

Status:

Active

Chair (Co-Chair):

John Foley, Jenn Fleming

HMIS and Data Committee

This HMIS and Data Committee is responsible for evaluating HMIS data, ensuring it is accurate, timely, and comprehensive information, so that the committee can make recommendations for improvement. The committees work includes data analysis, system mapping, Point in Time Count information, data security, and other tasks directed by the Advisory board.

Meeting Schedule:

Upon Call of the Chair

Meeting Location:

Sacramento Steps Forward

Status:

Active

Chair (Co-Chair):

Dion Dwyer

Performance Review Committee

The Performance Review Committee reviews HEARTH Grant program performance, system-wide performance, and makes project rank recommendations to the full Advisory Board for the HEARTH Grant Application. The PRC also provides policy recommendations to the Sacramento CoC Advisory Board and the SSF Board of Directors regarding program and system performance improvements.

Meeting Schedule:

Closed Session

Meeting Location:

Sacramento Steps Forward

Status:

Active

Chair (Co-Chair):

Vacant

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee of the Advisory Board, comprised of the Board Chair, Vice Chair, and Secretary, is responsible for leading the Advisory Board and handling urgent matters. The Executive Committee may act in the absence of the CoC Advisory Board.

Meeting Schedule:

Upon Call of the Chair

Meeting Location:

Sacramento Steps Forward

Status:

Active

Chair (Co-Chair):

Joan Burke

Leadership Committee

The Leadership Committee is an ad hoc committee comprised of the Executive Committee and all the Chairs/Co-chairs of the CoC Standing Committees. It meets upon call of the chair to address specific programs, projects, or goals.

Meeting Schedule:

Upon Call of the Chair

Meeting Location:

Sacramento Steps Forward

Status:

Active

Chair (Co-Chair):

Joan Burke

Governance Committee

The Governance Committee reviews and updates the CoC Advisory Board’s Governance Charter

Meeting Schedule:

Upon Call of the Chair

Meeting Location:

Sacramento Steps Forward

Status:

Active

Chair (Co-Chair):

Joan Burke

Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee, comprised of the Board Secretary, Chair, Vice Chair, is tasked with nominating stakeholders to serve on the Advisory Board.

Meeting Schedule:

Upon Call of the Chair

Meeting Location:

Sacramento Steps Forward

Status:

Active

Chair (Co-Chair):

Bill Knowlton

Homeless Youth Task Force

The Homeless Youth Task Force develops and coordinates initiatives and specific programs that focus on homeless youth and transitional aged youth. They provide strategies for locating this population for the bi-annual PIT anmd represent the special needs of this population within the larger CoC framework.

Meeting Schedule:

1st Wednesday 3:00pm-4:30pm

Meeting Location:

The Creation District

Status:

Active

Chair (Co-Chair):

Suzi Dotson, Bridget Alexander

Housing Committee

The Housing Committee develops and coordinates housing initiative and makes recommendations related to permanent housing for people experiencing homelessness to the CoC Advisory Board.

Meeting Schedule:

Not Applicable

Meeting Location:

Sacramento Steps Forward

Status:

Inactive

Chair (Co-Chair):

Cathy Creswell

Health Committee

The Health Committee is responsible for developing and coordinating initiatives and specific programs that increase healthcare access for consumers of the CoC. Due to federal, state, and local focus on similar strategies, this committee was no longer deemed necessary and is inactive.

Meeting Schedule:

Not Applicable

Meeting Location:

Sacramento Steps Forward

Status:

Inactive

Chair (Co-Chair):

Erin Johansen

Crisis Response Committee – Single Adults and Families

The Crisis Response Committee was responsible for developing a system with “same-day” response so that individuals do not stay more than 30 days in a shelter before accessing permanent housing.

Meeting Schedule:

Not Applicable

Meeting Location:

Sacramento Steps Forward

Status:

Inactive

Chair (Co-Chair):

Joan Burke, Bill Knowlton

Homeless Employment and Income Working Group

The Homeless Employment and Income Working Group was created to address income gaps and their relation to homelessness.

Meeting Schedule:

Not Applicable

Meeting Location:

SETA

Status:

Inactive

Chair (Co-Chair):

Rachel Wickland

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