The Continuum of Care (CoC) is a community plan to organize and deliver housing and services to meet the specific needs of people who are homeless as they more to stable housing and maximum self-sufficiency.  It includes action steps to end homelessness and prevent a return to homelessness. The CoC should:

1. Convene a network of providers and organizations that share ideas, concerns and resources applicable to homelessness issues; and

2. Fosters collaboration and coordination in addressing the needs of the homeless or at-risk of homelessness; and

3. Promotes equal access to effective utilization of mainstream programs and resources; and

4. Increases community awareness and advocates for homeless issues; and

5.  Serves as the educator on the root causes of homelessness and the possible ways to improve the health outcomes for persons experiencing homelessness.

The Dos Rios Continuum of Care (CoC) serves Colusa, Glenn, and Trinity Counties.  The Dos Rios CoC promotes equal access to, and effective use of, mainstream resources and funding to optimize the capacity of individuals and families experiencing homelessness to reach self-sufficiency. The Dos Rios Continuum of Care envisions communities where every person is appropriately and safely housed with supportive services that will alleviate homelessness through increased outreach and prevention efforts and assistance towards improved health outcomes.

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Dos Rios CoC Meeting Materials & Important Documents

Click this link to view the CA-523 share point folder: https://countyofglenn-my.sharepoint.com/:f:/g/personal/kendallwilson_countyofglenn_net/EvDAgbkSHKtKlKZWm45_puQBXwAxBBRUPYI4v6JgkmJdEA?e=ufZlW0

The Dos Rios Continuum of Care share folder includes meeting materials, including minutes, agendas, supporting documentation, and calendar invitations for the CoC Regional meeting and CoC Executive Board meetings.

Additional guidance documents such as policies and procedures, governance documents, strategic plans, and Point-In-Time counts, and archived funding opportunities are also stored in the share folder. 

 

Dos Rios CoC Executive Board

The Dos Rios Continuum of Care if governed by an Executive Board made up of representatives from each of the three counties served.  For 2024, the Dos Rios CoC Executive Board is comprised of the following voting board members:

  • Colusa County: Elizabeth Kelly (Department of Health & Human Services) and Tony Hobson (Behavioral Health)
  • Glenn County: Bill Wathen (Department of Health & Human Services) and Vacant (TBD)
  • Trinity County: Jesse Ferguson (Department of Health & Human Services) and Vacant (TBD)

The Lead Agency for the Dos Rios CoC is the Colusa-Glenn-Trinity Community Action Partnership, which is administered through the Glenn County Community Action Department.  If you have any questions or wish for more information, please contact the CoC at [email protected] or call (530) 865-6129.