The Mission of the Mahoning County Homeless Continuum of Care is to assist all persons and families who are homeless and/or near homeless in obtaining housing, economic stability and an enhanced quality of life through planning, education, advocacy and other comprehensive services.
The Continuum’s vision is that all persons and families experiencing homelessness or the possibility of homelessness in Mahoning County will have a permanent, safe, decent and affordable place to call home.
The purpose of the Continuum is to assist service providers in the coordination and development of services for all persons and families who are homeless and/or near homeless and low-income persons with housing needs through planning, education and advocacy.
The following PDF files contain additional information about Mahoning County Homeless Continuum of Care:
MCHCoC Calendar 2018
2018 CoC NOFA Competition
This page will be updated for the 2018 CoC NOFA Competition as information is received from HUD.
2018 Consolidated Application
2018 Final Ranking
(posted September 13, 2018 and is due to HUD by September 18, 2018)
The pre-application and review process for all current renewal PSH projects in the MCHCoC has begun. Below are the documents needed to complete this process. All information is due to the MCHCoC Manager, Colleen Kosta by June 20, 2018 at 4 p.m.
2018 CoC NOFA Competition Procedural Manual
2018 Blank NOFA COC Pre App Agency Component
2018 Blank NOFA COC Pre App Project Component
2018 CoC NOFA Application Amendment
2018 CoC NOFA Application Amendment II
2018 Priority Ranking
2018 Final Ranking
The CoC Program (24 CFR part 578) 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; and to optimize self-sufficiency among those experiencing homelessness.
Eligible project applicants for the CoC Program Competition are nonprofit organizations, States, local governments, and instrumentalities of State and local governments, and public housing agencies, as such term is defined in 24 CFR 5.100, without limitation or exclusion. For-profit entities are not eligible to apply for grants or to be subrecipients of grant funds. Individuals, foreign entities, and sole proprietorship organizations are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement. Applicants must apply using HUD’s e-SNAPs application system. Any interested party should contact Colleen Kosta, Program Manager, Mahoning County Homeless Continuum of Care at (330)746-7721 or firstname.lastname@example.org .