The South-Central Montana Continuum of Care is a group of individuals and organizations that collaboratively work to develop, support, and promote a continuum of resources, services, and housing opportunities that prevent homelessness in our community and promote long term stability.
Members of the South-Central Montana Continuum of Care are eligible to apply for federal funding under the Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance Program. The Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance Program is a competitively awarded federal grant designed to address homelessness through a coordinated community-based process of identifying needs and building a system of housing and services to address those needs.
The South-Central Montana Continuum of Care is a subsidiary of the Montana Continuum of Care Coalition. The South-Central Montana Continuum of Care represents Big Horn, Carbon, Stillwater, Sweet Grass, and Yellowstone counties.
- Promote community-wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness
- Provide funding for efforts by nonprofit providers and State and local governments to rapidly re-house homeless individuals and families while minimizing trauma
- Promote access to and effective use of mainstream programs by homeless individuals and families
- Optimize self-sufficiency among individuals and families experiencing homelessness
The Continuum of Care is responsible for coordinating and implementing a system that identifies the needs of the homeless population in its geographic area and builds a continuum of services and housing options to address those needs. To assist in building a continuum of services and housing options for the homeless population in their geographic area, Continuum of Cares apply to HUD for federal grants.
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