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The Homeless and Housing Alliance (HHA) of Palm Beach County (formerly the Continuum of Care) is intended to deliver a comprehensive and coordinated continuum of services for homeless individuals and families. The system’s fundamental components include homeless prevention, outreach and assessment, emergency shelter, transitional housing, supportive services, permanent housing, and permanent supportive housing. The HHA includes community-based membership with representatives from government, business, formerly homeless individuals, law enforcement, banking, housing service providers, faith groups, education, veterans, health care, and concerned individuals. Palm Beach County Division of Human Services (the Division) continues its role as the lead entity for the HHA which began in January 2006. Click for copy of By-Laws.

We want to ensure our community partners are up to speed with our local response efforts to the Coronavirus in Palm Beach County.  For this reason, we will be hosting another webinar on Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 While Maintaining Access to Health and Human Services.

This webinar will take place on Thursday, April 2, 2020 from 2:30pm-3:30pm
The WEBINAR ADDRESS is: https://pbc-gov.webex.com/pbc-gov/onstage/g.php?MTID=e9121730b96197a33e3c8c93a73d96602

This webinar works best using Google Chrome
We will discuss the following topics:

  1. Update on COVID-19 and Local Strategies to Prevent the Spread
  2. Maintaining Access to Essential Health and Human Services 
  3. Federal, State and Local Resources for COVID-19
  4. Resources and Support for Nonprofit Provider
  5. Staying Ahead of the Unemployment Surge

Please plan to join this webinar, if possible.

Communication Media Technology (CMT) may be accessed at the following location which is normally open to the public:

810 Datura Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401, Basement Conference Room.

People wishing to attend in person may do so at 810 Datura Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401, Basement Conference Room. For additional information please call 561-355-4776 or email kpierrel@pbcgov.org.

Update:

Please see the attached document for Infectious Disease Guidance. Agencies should follow their Business Continuity Plans and supplement wit this information if needed.

 Preventing and Managing the Spread of Infectious Diseases.pdf

 Envirnomental Assessment.pdf

 Health Conditions.pdf

 Homeless Encampment Health Safety Assessment.pdf

 

Youth Homelessness Demostration Project (YHDP) -Coordinated Community Plan (CCP)

 PBC Coordinated Community Plan to Prevent End Homelessness.pdf

2020 Youth Homelessness Demonstration Project (YHDP) Application

The Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)  for FY18 Youth Homelessness Demonstration Project (YHDP) funding for the period October 1, 2020- September 30, 2022 has been released to the public.

Technical Assistance meeting will be held on Friday, April 10, 2020 via WebEx.

https://pbc-gov.webex.com/pbc-gov/j.php?MTID=m5a6f588984114b93bccd58911d550e45 [pbc-gov.webex.com]

Meeting number (access code): 479 610 112
Meeting password: WpE9mSMzu62

Members of the public who plan to attend the meeting in person are asked to please notify Human and Veteran Services if possible, at PBC-yhdpnofo@pbcgov.org or 561-355-4776.

Communication Media Technology (CMT) may be accessed at the following location which is normally open to the public:

810 Datura Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401, Basement Conference Room.

People wishing to attend in person may do so at 810 Datura Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401, Basement Conference Room.

Also anyone interested in additional information may write Human and Veteran Services at 810 Datura Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401 or Email at PBC-yhdpnofo@pbcgov.org or Phone at 561-355-4776.

Anyone wishing to submit written or physical questions and/or evidence during the CMT proceeding may submit that information in advance of the meeting to Keianna Pierre Louis at 810 Datura Street, West Pam Beach, FL 33401 or at the following email address PBC-yhdpnofo@pbcgov.org .

Entities must complete and submit their applications to DHVS NOFO submission website by Thursday, April 23, 2020 by 12:00pm (NOON). 
 
Application packages must be submitted to: https://pbcc.samis.io/go/nofo/

No applications will be accepted after this deadline.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email PBC-yhdpnofo@pbcgov.org  or contact Keianna Pierre Louis (561) 355-4776.

 2020 YHDP Local Project Application NOFO.pdf

 

ESG GY 2020-2021 NOFO Grant Application

Please be advised that  the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)  for FY21 Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funding for the period October 1, 2020- September 30, 2021, has been released to the public.

Technical Assistance meeting will be held on Monday, March 23, 2020 at Community Services, 810 Datura Street, West Palm Beach 33401, 2nd Floor, Human Services Conference Room.

 Entities must complete and submit their applications to DHVS NOFO submission website by Friday, April 10, 2020 by 12:00pm (NOON). 

 Application packages must be submitted to : https://pbcc.samis.io/go/nofo/

 No applications will be accepted after this deadline.

 If you have questions, please feel free to contact  Sonya McNair at smcnair@pbcgov.org or 355-9910

 ESG GY 2020-2021 NOFO-Grant Application.pdf

 

Please be advised that an Amendment has been issued for RFP-140-ESG2020, the HUD Emergency Solutions Grant Program, FY 2021:

Amendment 1 - ESG GY 2020-2021 NOFO Grant Application

 The following three changes have been made to the Information Guidance.

1. Page 2 - the email address for the Division of Human and Veteran Services has been changed to "PBC-ESGNOFO.pbcgov.org"

2.Page 2 - The "Funding Available" paragraph has been changed to the following:

Funding Available

Funding availability for fiscal year (FY) 2021 is $562,941. All dollar amounts are subject to Federal budget approval. ESG recipients are required to consult with the local Continuum of Care (CoC) when determining how to allocate ESG funds. Palm Beach County's (PBC's) CoC, known as the Homeless and Housing Alliance (HHA), has allocated FY 2021 ESG funds as follows:

  • $75,000 for PBC's HMIS activities;
  • 7.5% of remaining funds (which is $36,595) for PBC's administrative costs;
  • Of the remaining funds (which is $451,346) :
    • 60%  ($270,808) for emergency shelter activities
      1. Priority to be given to emergency shelter for homeless families with children
    • 40% ($180,538) for Rapid Re-Housing for individuals and families

3. Page 22 - The second paragraph has been changed to:

An applicant filing a grievance shall complete and submit this ESG Program Grievance Notice Form to the CSD Director within five (5) business days of the NCG Review Meeting.  Applicant shall receive a written response within fifteen (15) business days of the receipt of this form.

Please be advised that due to the COVID-19 virus, the  Division of Human and Veteran Services (DHVS) will hold a Technical Assistance Workshop for FY21 ESG Program Applicants from 9:00 am to 10:30 am on Monday, March 23, 2020 via Webex.  A meeting invitation will go out to the HHA.

Entities must complete and submit their applications to DHVS NOFO submission website by Friday, April 10, 2020 by 12:00pm (NOON). 

Application packages must be submitted to : https://pbcc.samis.io/go/nofo/

No applications will be accepted after this deadline.

If you have questions, please feel free to contact  Sonya McNair at PBC-ESGNOFO@PBCGOV.ORG  or 355-9910

Special Notice:

If you require Americans with Disabilities Act accommodations to participate in the CoC Renewal or New Project Application, please notify Sonya McNair, by phone at 561-355-9901 or by emails at smcnair@pbcgov.org within at least seven (7) days of the deadline. Accommodations will be provided at no extra charge.​​

 

​​2019 CoC Approved Consolidated Application

2019 CoC Approved Consolidated A​pplication

2019 CoC Scoring and Ranking 

2019 CoC Scoring and Ranking Results

2019 CoC Renewal Application

  • Project Application due Friday August 9, 2019 by 12:00 PM (revised)

2019 CoC App Grantee Certification Form

2019 CoC Renewal  Project Application Package - Match Form

2019 CoC Renewal Application Chec​​klist Revised

2019 CoC Renewal Project Application Package

2019 CoC Renewal Scoring Tool Revised

2019 CoC Grant  Grievance Notice

 

2019 CoC New Project Application

  • Project Application due Friday August 19, 2019 by 12:00 PM (revised)

2019 CoC New App Grantee Certification Form

2019 CoC New Project Application Checklist Revised

2019 CoC New Project Application-PSH RRH

2019 CoC New Projects Scoring Tool

 

2019 CoC NOFA Documents

2019 CoC RPF Cone of Silence Revised

2019 CoC Timeline

CMIS AFFIDAVIT OF GOOD MORAL CHARACTER

CMIS AGENCY ADMINISTRATOR AGREEMENT

CMIS Agency Agreement

CMIS AGENCY DATA SECURITY OFFICER AGREEMENT

CMIS END USER AGREEMENT

CMIS INFORMED CONSENT AND RELEASE OF INFORMATION

2018 Attendance

2018 HHA Subcommittee Attendance

2020 ESG RFP

  • Technical Assistance meeting will be held on Monday, March 25, 2019
    • 9:00 am – 10:30 am at 810 Datura Street, West Palm Beach, Florida  33401.
  • RFP application deadline for FY 2020 ESG funding
    • Friday, April 12, 2019 by 12:00 pm (NOON).
  • ​If you have any questions, contact Jade Greene (ESG Contracts & Grant Coordinator), PBC Division of Human Services, 810 Datura Street, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401 (561) 355-4777 or jgreene3@pbcgov.org


 

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The HHA Membership Registration will allow you to sign up to receive e-mails and information from the network. It will also allow you to  register on an Homeless and Housing Alliance Sub-Committee.  After you have registered once you will be given access to the Community Services Portal and the HHA main application where you will maintain your registration, have access to reports and be able to RSVP for Events. Register today!

REGISTER FOR HHA MEMBERSHIP

Guide to using the Homeless and Housing Alliance Membership Registration
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The National Association of Counties ( NACo) is pleased to grant Palm Beach County a 2014 Achievement Award for its program titled "homeless Data Tracking" in the category of Human Services. Congratulations to everyone involved, who were able to develop this innovative program! Your hard work will yield positive results for Palm Beach County.   Award

 

One Year Status Report: Senator Philip D. Lewis Center (Homeless Resource Center, HRC)

Click here for a copy of report.

 

  
  
expand Project : 2016 HUD CoC Non-Conflict Grant Review Schedule ‎(5)
expand Project : 2015 HUD Point-In-Time Count WPB/PBC CoC ‎(2)
expand Project : 2015 HUD CoC NOFA ‎(5)
expand Project : 2015 Homeless Point-In-Time Count ‎(2)

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