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Public Comment Period Now Open: Draft Coordinated Entry Policies and Procedures

Over the past six months, the Coordinated Access and Assessment System (CAAS) Oversight Committee ​has worked to draft comprehensive Coordinated Entry System Policies and Procedures. A public comment period is now open June 5 - June 19, 2019 for all community members to submit comments and feedback regarding the proposed policies and procedures. All comments regarding these policies and procedurese should be submitted to [email protected] The CAAS Oversight Committee will make a formal public response to any comments/suggestions submitted  during the public comment period and the NHC Board will review and issue a decision regarding implementation thereafter. For questions regarding the public comment period or the proposed policies and procedures, please contact Jesse Doctor at [email protected] 

What is the Northlake Homeless Coalition?
The Northlake Homeless Coalition is a network of private and public service providers working together to end the ravages of homelessness in the southeast Louisiana Parishes of Livingston, St. Helena, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa and Washington. Our mission is to eliminate and thereafter prevent homelessness in this region. The objectives of the Coalition is to serve as the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) designated Continuum of Care (CoC) for this region and align with HUD’s stated purpose of the CoC program to: provide a community-wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness; provide funding for efforts to quickly re-house individuals and families experiencing homelessness; promote access to and effective use of mainstream programs; and optimize self-sufficiency among persons experiencing homelessness.

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