Continuum of Care

News and Announcements

Notice: Loudoun Cold Weather Shelter Opens November 15, 2019

The Loudoun County Cold Weather Shelter will open Friday, November 15, 2019, for adults in the community who are experiencing a housing crisis resulting in homelessness. The shelter, which provides a warm indoor sleeping environment, will be open from 8:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m., seven nights a week. Call 571-258-3033 for more information. 

HUD Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition Now Open

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has approximately $2.3 billion available this year to fund Continuum of Care (CoC) projects. The Fiscal Year 2019 Notice of Available Funding has further details.

Continuum of Care Overview

The Loudoun County Continuum of Care (CoC) is a community coalition of public, nonprofit, and faith-based organizations that provide a variety of shelter and support services to persons who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. The overarching goal of the group is to ensure that there is a continuum of services to meet the needs of homeless persons in the community. The group meets monthly. Loudoun County Department of Family Services provides staff support to the Continuum of Care.

Services for Those In Need

Programs & Partnerships

Key Activities of the CoC

  • Collects data about homelessness in Loudoun County; Conducts annual Point-in-Time homeless count in January
  • Leads the process for the development of a Ten-Year Plan to End Homelessness for Loudoun County (Ten-Year Plan Work Group meets monthly)
  • Maintains homeless management information system (HMIS)
  • Operates the Coordinated Entry System to assist those experiencing a housing crisis.
  • Provides a forum for service providers to network and to collaborate on funding applications for homeless services

Contact Information

For questions or more information, contact Continuum of Care Coordinator, by emailing Jennifer Hope or call the Department of Family Services at 703-777-0353.

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