COVID-19 Information for Service Providers

The Southern Nevada Homelessness Continuum of Care (SNHCoC) is working closely with its network of government agencies, homeless service providers, and other stakeholders to create and implement a coordinated response to Coronavirus Disease 19 (COVID-19) for people experiencing homelessness in Nevada. During this process, information and procedures for providers will be posted on this page.

SNHCoC COVID-19 Provider Toolkit

SNHD COVID-19 Guidance for Homeless Shelters

SNHD Pocket Guide to COVID-19 for People Experiencing Homelessness

NHA Tool Kit: How to Get Your Stimulus Check

Homebase: Ensuring your clients receive their Economic Impact Payments

SNHD: COVID-19 Testing Sites

COVID-19 Hospital Referral Process

NCS Referral Training Video

Provider Vaccination Toolkit

Memo-Actions to Help Vaccinate Clients

Appointment Reminder Template

Vaccine Scheduling Flyer Template

Reminder Labels for Clarity Cards Template

COVID-19 Communications Packet


Federal Resources

 SSA: Social Security Guidance

 HUD: Community Planning and Preparedness 

 CDC: Resources for Homeless Shelters 

 NHCHC: National Health Care for the Homeless Council Resources 

 USICH: Additional resources for homeless service providers 

 VA: Veteran Resource for COVID-19 


 SAMHSA: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Technical Assistance 
















Southern Nevada Continuum of Care
With the enactment of the HEARTH Act in 2009, the CoC is now an entity that implements the HUD CoC program and includes all who choose to participate and are concerned with and/or are providing services to individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness.

Agendas & Meeting Minutes
Learn about upcoming agendas and dates for Continuum of Care Board meetings or browse our archives.

Working Groups
Working Groups are established to address mandates and/or topics of critical importance to the SNH CoC and specifically referenced in the HEARTH Act.

About Homelessness
There are currently more than 100 service providers, including government entities, nonprofit organizations, faith-based groups and corporate partners, that are working together to provide homeless prevention and assistance programs to bring an end to homelessness in our community.

The Plan
In 2007, the plan was developed using stakeholder input, to guide the work of the community in ending homelessness.

Gap Anaylsis
The gaps analysis identifies key unmet needs in the housing and services system.

Homeless Census
An annual Homeless Census is a requirement of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) of all Continuums of Care throughout the country.

Coordinated Entry
Coordinated Entry (CE) is a requirement of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and is Southern Nevada’s strategy for a more efficient system to help people experiencing homelessness to access housing services.

SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery (SOAR) is a program designed to increase access to SSI/SSDI for eligible adults who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness and have a mental illness, medical impairment, and/or a co-occurring substance use disorder.

National Partnerships
We maintain partnerships with several national organizations.

A Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) is a local information technology system used to collect client-level data and data on the provision of housing and services to homeless individuals and families and persons at risk of homelessness.

Public Input
The Continuum of Care appreciates your feedback! The Public Input section frequently request responses and feedback from stakeholders and the public. Please check the section for more information.

Training Opportunties
There is always more to learn.  We're here to help.

Funding Opportunities
Learn about opportunities to fund our cause.

Glossary of Terms
Definitions and acronyms to help you.

External Resources
Get information on CHAP Specific Resources.

Environmental Reviews
The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) requires the analysis of the impact of federally funded projects on the environment and vice versa.

Property Partners
Find out how Operation HOME! can support your business.

About Operation HOME!
Operation HOME! is a regional initiative of Help Hope Home to find homes for 2,022 high-risk homeless Southern Nevadans at increased risk of COVID-19 by the end of 2022.

Contracted Provider Resources

For Operation HOME! RRH Subcontractors. Grants access to training links and the document library