May General Membership Meeting

The membership meeting of the Out-Wayne CoC will take place on Thursday, April 2nd from  9:30 AM-11:00 AM.  For more information contact Allison Green, CoC Coordinator (


On behalf of the Out-Wayne Continuum of Care (COC), we would like to provide information regarding our planning as our community faces Coronavirus (COVID-19).   We are closely following the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) guidelines and recommendations on steps we can take to help prevent the spread of the virus. HUD has communicated that “Home based […]

2020 PIT

Thank you to all of the volunteers who assisted with the 2020 Point-In-Time Count.  See below for our results.

The Point-in-Time (PIT) count is a count of sheltered and unsheltered homeless persons, which takes place on a single night in January. HUD requires that Continuums of Care conduct an annual count of people experiencing homelessness. The Out-Wayne CoC will be hosting the Annual PIT count on Wednesday, January 29, 2020. 100 volunteers are needed […]

Community Wide Meeting

If you would like to learn about the work the Out-Wayne CoC is doing and how you can help us serve people and families who are experiencing homelessness please come to our Community Wide Meeting on September 26, 2019.  The Meeting is being held at Wayne County Community College, Downriver (21000 Northline Rd., Taylor 48180) […]

CoC Competition Focus: Housing First

Housing First is a proven approach in which all people experiencing homeless are believed to be housing ready and are provided with permanent housing immediately and with few to no preconditions, behavioral contingencies, or barriers. Effectively implementing a Housing First approach involves prioritizing people with the highest needs and vulnerabilities, engaging more landlords and property […]

CoC Competition Focus: Ending Family Homelessness

In our most recent SNAPS In Focus message on ending family homelessness, we described specific steps communities can take and interventions communities can use to end family homelessness. Our FY 2016 NOFA policy priority to end family homelessness emphasizes the importance of quickly housing families using rapid re-housing. While most families can benefit from rapid re-housing, some […]

CoC Competition Focus: Creating a Systemic Response to Homelessness

Leading up to the publication of the FY 2016 Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA), we will publish CoC Competition Focus messages that explain HUD’s policy priorities for the FY 2016 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition and link to key resources to help CoCs and project applicants implement these priorities. These messages will be different than […]