Addressing Ada County's Homelessness - Continuum of Care

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If you are experiencing homelessness, call Our Path Home at 208-246-8830. Our Path Home serves as the Boise City/Ada County Continuum of Care’s centralized system for Ada County residents in need of housing services.

What is the Continuum of Care?

The Boise City/Ada County Continuum of Care (CoC) is a group of community members who are responsible for the planning and implementation of interventions to prevent and reduce homelessness in Ada County. The plan to prevent and reduce homelessness includes a system of outreach, engagement, and assessment; emergency shelter; rapid re-housing; transitional housing; permanent housing and prevention strategies. 

The City of Boise provides administrative support and facilitation for the CoC and is committed to the CoC's missionThe CoC's priorities combine both the Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing (HEARTH) Act and local planning processes.

  • The City’s Role
    As the lead agency for the Boise City/Ada County Continuum of Care, the City of Boise coordinates communication, facilitates meetings, and manages strategy development, annual reporting, and HUD application oversight.
  • Executive Committee
    The Executive Committee provides governance of the Continuum of Care, manages the Strategic Plan, and evaluates the Coordinating Team’s recommendations for implementation.
  • Coordinating Team
    The Coordinating Team members include provider and community organizations, local governments, and citizens who are engaged in the initiatives to prevent and reduce homelessness. The Coordinating Team members participate in working groups to implement the Continuum of Care strategic plan.
  • Working Groups
    Working groups include Fair Housing, Housing, Performance Measurement, and Youth Homelessness.

For more information or to inquire about membership, please contact Maureen Brewer at continuumofcare@cityofboise.org.

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