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What are other CoC’s doing to protecting client data for individuals who are fleeing domestic violence?

September 19, 2022

Submitted by Genevieve Lucas-Conwell Monterey/San Benito Counties CoC What are other CoC’s doing to protecting client data for individuals who are fleeing domestic violence? We would appreciate any legal insight…

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Question: How are you compensating people with lived expertise of homelessness for participation in planning groups and evaluation panels? What rate are you using? What funding source? Do you pay by check or gift card? What have you done to keep it low barrier (i.e. get around SAM clearance or local insurance requirements)?

August 15, 2022

By Jenni O’Reilly-Jones Pasadena CoC

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Question: Hello! Curious to hear if any other CoCs have had experiences with lived expertise advocates, who receive compensation for their services, have seen any of their benefits reduced due to such compensation? We have been experiencing it here in the LA CoC, which works almost as a disincentive for these advocates to provide their services. Thank you!

August 18, 2021

By Samantha Vethavanam Los Angeles City & County CoC

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Question: How is your CoC meeting the new HMIS requirements for Coordinated Entry which go into effect October 1? Are you creating a new CES program or are you embedding the CE data elements into existing programs? If you have already updated your HMIS to meet the new requirement, please share what your experience has been and any recommendations you have. Thanks!

September 11, 2020

By Jenni O'Reilly-Jones Pasadena CoC

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Question: Greetings, Working on the first CESH program request for funding. Has anyone found any additional details on the 40% cap on operating support budget line and 40% cap on CESH allocation annually. CESH statues is vague, are there other resources to explain theses caps further? how did you set up the sub-recipients in light of the caps?

August 5, 2020

By Cynthia Foster Glendale CoC

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Question: As the Safer-at-Home order slowly eases up and we transition to a new normal, we want to be ready to advise our Sub-recipients on how best to provide direct services to clients as they reintegrate to the workforce. Have any of your CoC’s developed written guidelines/protocol for this?

May 11, 2020

By Phil McCollum Glendale CoC

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Question: Do any of you have a sample RFP for a homeless day-services/drop in center you would be willing to share with me?

May 6, 2020

By Tara Carruth Oxnard, San Buenaventura/Ventura County CoC

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Question: What creative things are communities doing to support encampments during covid-19? Ex: setting up parking lots with every other space allowed for one camp, while providing showers etc in the area

April 22, 2020

By Lucille Boss Santa Maria/Santa Barbara County CoC

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Question: Any Outreach Teams Documenting Potential Covid cases and information about encampments?

March 24, 2020

By Mike Jones San Bernardino City & County CoC

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Does anyone have more details about the $50 million to lease rooms in hotels, motels, and other facilities in partnership with counties and cities to provide immediate isolation placements throughout the state for homeless individuals as noted in Executive Order? Please post comment if you do.

March 23, 2020

Governor’s Executive Order noted: Leasing Hotels & Motels, in Partnership with Counties: The state provided California’s counties with tailored lists of hotels and motels that are potentially available to lease for…

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