Committee on Homelessness (CoH)
Committee on Homelessness (CoH) is the primary planning body that focuses on specific areas of planning, evaluation, public awareness and execution of events and activities towards reducing and ending homelessness in Southern Nevada. The Regional Initiatives Office, lead agency designated to carry out the tasks of the SNPRC-CoH serves as the staff that coordinates, facilitates, and leads the efforts to end homelessness in Southern Nevada. The CoH board is composed of important stakeholders such as representatives from the following public, private, and government entities: Clark County Social Service, City of Las Vegas, City of North Las Vegas, City of Boulder City, City of Henderson, Clark County School District, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, MGM Resorts International, Nevada Homeless Alliance, Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services, Veteran’s Administration, Southern Nevada Healthcare System.
The CoH, in collaboration with the Regional Initiatives Office governs and oversees all homeless services and activities in the Southern Nevada region, including the development and bi-annual evaluation of the Help Hope Home Regional Plan to End Homelessness (click here to view the 2013 HHH Plan Update), annual strategic planning, the annual Point-in-Time homeless census count (2014-FINAL-HOMELESS-CENSUS), regional coordination, inclement weather shelter, HMIS operations and compliance, HEARTH Act implementation and the consolidated application process for HUD Homeless Assistance Grants.
Every year, the Committee on Homelessness (CoH) develops a strategic plan for the group to ensure local goals and priorities are addressed. The CoH Strategic Plan outlines the overarching goals, key objectives, champions, organizational drivers, and proposed date of completion of tasks. The Regional Initiatives Office reports back to the CoH at the monthly meetings of the progress on key objectives. Click here to view the 2013-2014 CoH Strategic Plan- Updated 01-2-14
2013 CoH Strategic Plan
● Governance Structure
● Organizational Chart
● The RIO