A COLLABORATION TO END HOMELESSNESS IN EL DORADO COUNTY 

El Dorado Opportunity Knocks Continuum of Care (EDOK CoC) is a regional planning body of representative stakeholders in El Dorado County that coordinates the community’s policies, strategies, and activities toward preventing and ending homelessness.

 

Its work includes gathering and analyzing information to determine the needs of people experiencing homelessness, implementing strategic responses, educating the community on homeless issues, providing advice and input on the operations of homeless services, and measuring CoC performance.

Are you experiencing a housing crisis? In need of help?

Please contact Opportunity Knocks providers to get connected to available homeless assistance programs throughout El Dorado County:

Front Door

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm  

Phone: 530-600-2822 

https://tahoehomeless.org

Serving all of El Dorado County

Due to the current and continuing state of emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the El Dorado CoC has made the determination that meeting in person would present imminent risk to the health or safety of attendees and has made the decision to continue virtual meetings until further notice.

Public notice of the meeting and the meeting agenda will be provided in advance via our listserv and posted on edokcoc.org. Meetings can be accessed by internet or phone. Closed captioning will be provided during the meeting. Reasonable time will be allowed for public comment directly to the board after each agenda item. If you have trouble accessing the meeting, the meeting documents or need other accommodation to participate in the meeting, please email edokboard@gmail.com.

Upcoming CoC Meetings

Joint CoC Board and General Membership Meeting

The CoC will hold a joint meeting of the CoC Board and General Membership.
February 15, 2022
Time: 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Zoom login information:
https://homebaseccc.zoom.us/j/87600471871
Dial by phone +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
Meeting ID: 876 0047 1871
Agenda will be posted soon.
  • Note that the featured item will be a presentation of the new Community Plan to Prevent and End Homeless in El Dorado.
  • The CoC will be holding elections to fill seats on the CoC Board and Officer elections. All are welcome to apply! If you are interested in being considered for one of the Board seats, please fill out the CoC Board Application and submit to edc@homebaseccc.org no later than January 28, 2022. 
Other Meetings

PIT Count Planning Committee Meeting
(Weekly on Fridays until February 24, 2022
January 28, 2022
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Google Meet login information:
meet.google.com/duy-ikkb-sdn

Phone access: +1 262 727 4023‬

PIN: 651 526 286#‬

CoC Evidence-Based Practice Training Materials

At the January 7, 2022 meeting, the CoC held a training on evidence-based practices, including Housing First, trauma-informed care, and harm reduction. You can find links to those trainings and related materials below.

Housing First training materials and resources. 
Best Practices training materials and resources. 
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2021 Continuum of Care Competition Updates
 

Dear Community Stakeholders,

 

Thank you to everyone across the community who has participated in this year's CoC Program competition! We are very close to final submission. The FY 2021 CoC Program NOFO - Consolidated Application, which includes the CoC Application with Attachments and the Priority Listing (with all project applications, new and renewal) is available for your review here. Please submit any comments by 5pm on Thursday, November 11, 2021, to EDC@homebaseccc.org. All application materials are due to HUD no later than November 16, 2021.

 

We'd like to thank the CoC Review & Rank panelists, the members of the EDOK CoC Board who have devoted time and energy to updating our tools and process for 2021, and the agencies that submitted proposals for projects to serve those experiencing homelessness in our community.

 

Thank you,

El Dorado Opportunity Knocks Continuum of Care

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