Continuum of Care


  • 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (First hour is the steering committee, followed by a topical focus; all are welcome to both sections.)
  • Fourth Thursday of the month.
  • Social Services Division Office: Back Bay Conference Room
    196 Lancaster St.
    Portland, ME 04101

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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About the Committee

The mission of the Portland CoC is to plan and coordinate a system that helps individuals in the greater Portland area avoid or exit from homelessness, and to address the underlying causes of homelessness. Portland CofC shall accomplish this mission by conducting the following activities:
Outreach services;
Emergency shelters and supportive services;
Permanent housing and permanent housing with supportive services; and
Linkages to mainstream and community resources

Meetings are open to the public and all are welcome to attend.

Joining the Committee

Any person or agency who has an interest in ending homelessness within our geographic area is encouraged to contact the CoC chair.

Homeless Data and Reports
  1. Portland CoC Project Priority Listing is Finalized

    Follow the link below to review the letter from the Portland CoC regarding project rankings in the 2014 grant cycle, as well as the rankings and HUD guidelines. Read on...
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News from Around the Web

  1. Trump Administration Proposes 2018 HUD Budget

    WASHINGTON - The Trump Administration today announced the proposed 2018 Budget for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Budget reflects the President's commitment to support HUD's critical functions that provide rental...

  2. HUD and Census Bureau Report New Residential Sales in April 2017

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Census Bureau today jointly announced the following new residential sales statistics for April 2017.

  3. HUD Reaches Agreement with California Landlords Accused of Discriminating Against Hispanic Families with Children

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it reached an agreement with the owner and manager of a California apartment complex, resolving allegations they discriminated against tenants because of...

  4. System Performance Measures

    ES and SH 0640 – HUD Data Quality Report Framework – v4 PH 0640 – HUD Data Quality Report Framework – v4 Street Outreach 0640 – HUD Data Quality Report Framework – v4 TH 0640 – HUD Data Quality Report...

  5. HMIS Privacy Documents for Agencies Participating in Data Sharing

      To:                  All Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) Participating Agencies From:              Cindy Namer, Director of Homeless Initiatives Date:               February 17, 2017 Subject:          2017 HMIS Data Sharing...

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