Welfare Info

Continuum of Care (CoC) Homeless Assistance Program

Community Planning and Development (CPD)

What is Continuum of Care (CoC) Homeless Assistance Program?

The Continuum of Care (CoC) Program promotes community-wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness to:

  • Provide funding for efforts by nonprofit providers, States, Indian Tribes or tribally designated housing entities (as defined in section 4 of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act of 1996 (25 U.S.C. 4103) (TDHEs)), and local governments to quickly rehouse homeless individuals, families, persons fleeing domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, and youth while minimizing the trauma and dislocation caused by homelessness;
  • Promote access to and effective utilization of mainstream programs by homeless individuals and families, and
  • Optimize self-sufficiency among those experiencing homelessness.


Continuum of Care (CoC) Homeless Assistance Program is administered by Community Planning and Development (CPD).

Program Requirements

Projects funded under the CoC program must serve persons that qualify as homeless under 24 CFR 578.3.

Application Details

What is the application process for Continuum of Care (CoC) Homeless Assistance Program?

To apply, contact your local administering agency. To find your local CoC go to the CoC contact information page.

Contact Info

Local CoC Programs

How to Apply

Continuum of Care Program

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