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Heading Home St. Louis County

In order to fully coordinate homeless funds in St. Louis County, it was our collective vision that there would be one advisory body that would eventually oversee all Federal, State, and local homeless funds. The newly formed advisory committee would have both City of Duluth and St. Louis County appointed members. City and County staff held multiple community forums in order to gather feedback and support for the new collective vision. In December 2011, Heading Home St. Louis County’s Governance Board held their first meeting. This Leadership council has 15 appointed members, 6 from the City of Duluth Council, and 9 from the St. Louis County Board of Commissioners. This newly appointed Governance Board is charged with:
• Monitoring and advisement of homeless funds
• Staying current with local needs and gaps
• Best practices to prevent and end homelessness

This increased coordination and collaboration will only strengthen our ability to prevent and end homelessness while maximizing all funds and targeting their use. 
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Heading Home Minnesota - St Louis County
Progress Update

The FY 2016 CoC Program Competition is Now Open
Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Continuum of Care Program Competition has been posted to the FY 2016 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition: Funding Availability page on the HUD Exchange. The FY 2016 CoC Consolidated Application and Project Applications are now available in e-snaps.


Governance Board Performance Evaluation - HMIS Advocacy/ Education Prevention - RRH/FHPAP Coordinated Entry System

HHSLC Governance Board - The role of the Heading Home St. Louis County Governance Board is to implement Heading Home St. Louis County’s 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness, and to prepare for the implementation of the HEARTH Act. This council is appointed by the City of Duluth Council and St. Louis County board to monitor and make final funding recommendations for all homeless funds within St. Louis County. Local fund advisement include CoC, ESG, CDBG (homeless), and State prevention dollars. The Governance Board will work toward oversight of the CoC, through planning, infrastructure, and developing system-wide data tracking methods that consider local trends through the housing coalitions both in the City of Duluth and on the Iron Range.

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