With the upcoming Balance of State quarterly meeting in Stevens Point, I wanted this post to be more about reminders, updates, & deadlines. Sometimes there is a lot to keep track of and having one spot with the information can be helpful!
Completion of January Housing Inventory Chart (HIC): February 15, 2016 at 5:00 pm
Completion of Non-WISP PIT form: February 15, 2016 at 5:00 pm
Completion of Deduplication Chart: February 15, 2016 at 5:00 pm
Completion of Post-PIT Survey: February 29, 2016 at 5:00 pm
Board of Directors:
Deadline for nominations is Friday, March 11th and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Standards & Prioritization Committee:
Comments on the ESG RRH standards are due by: Friday, February 26th to email@example.com.
Comments on the COC RRH standards are due by: Friday, February 26th to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline is Monday, February 15th. Please make changes directly on the google drive document.
DECHR – substantial Amendment 1
The Division of Energy, Housing, and Community Resources (DEHCR/Division) posted a draft Substantial Amendment 1 to the State’s 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan. The Public Comment Period is now open through February 22, 2016. Comments on the DRAFT Substantial Amendment 1 may be emailed to the Division of Energy, Housing, and Community Resources at DOADEHCR@wisconsin.gov, or, mailed to: Department of Administration, Division of Energy, Housing, and Community Resources,
P.O. Box 7970, Madison, WI 53707-7970.
Prioritization list for non-HMIS is still in progress. I am waiting to hear back from ICA on a few items and then I will post the list for DLAs. I want to ensure that these lists mirror one another and minimize confusion. I apologize for the delay.
Coordinated Entry 101 – is in the process of development by Corin Tubridy & Lisa Sanders. If there are things that you want to make sure are covered, please email: email@example.com.
If you have any media from your PIT, including newspaper, radio, or TV, please send the link to firstname.lastname@example.org. We want to be able to post it to the Facebook page and please visit the new “NEWS” section of the website: http://www.wiboscoc.org/news.html
The Project Evaluation & Assistance Committee will be sending out an email to COC grant contacts requesting copies of forms. This is the first step in a new plan for 2016. Joana will be discussing her work plan at the upcoming Balance of State meeting.
Housing Inventory Chart (101) Training – scheduled for Tues, Feb 16, 2016 9:00 AM - 10:30AM
This training will explain what the Housing Inventory Chart (HIC) is and how it works. I will go over the columns, what the headings mean, how to make changes, and where to document notes. Finally, I will go over the new columns added in the January HIC.
To register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7549297786185080321
The PIT Training #3 is scheduled for Thu, Feb 25, 2016 9:00 AM - 10:30AM
To register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2531231170063044097
Transitional Housing Prioritization – Thursday, February 18th 9-10:30 am
To register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5423938510982126081
Advanced Chronic Homelessness Definition & Documentation Training - date & time TBD
Permanent Supportive Housing Prioritization - date & time TBD
(4) HUD, USICH, NAEH Training
Save the Date: HHS and HUD National Joint Listening Session on the Intersection of Human Trafficking and Housing and Services for Survivors - February 24, 2016 - 3 PM EST
The three main questions HHS and HUD will be discussing are:
Event: FY 2017 Proposed Budget Webcast with Stakeholders
Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 PM EST (please adjust for your local time)
How to Join the FY 2017 Budget WebcastThis event will be webcast and can be seen at the following links that will go live about 15 minutes before the broadcast.
Join the FY 2017 Proposed Budget Webcast.
I am the COC Coordinator for the Wisconsin Balance of State Continuum of Care. My email is: email@example.com.