The Columbus and Franklin County, Ohio Continuum of Care oversees programs funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The Continuum of Care provides stewardship for all the strategies developed under our community’s strategic framework for action to respond to homelessness. The CoC oversees capital, services, and operating funding for homeless programs in Columbus and Franklin County, coordinates activities for the community framework for action, promotes collaboration to achieve goals and strategies, and secures resources for programs and projects.

Membership on the CoC is broad and inclusive, with representation from the private sector, public sector, homeless service providers, faith-based organizations, public housing agencies, schools, hospitals, mental health agencies, law enforcement, and other stakeholders.