Local homeless services providers planning on applying for federal grants through the Southern Nevada Homelessness Continuum of Care Board must attend one of two training sessions later this month.
The technical assistance training sessions for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Continuum of Care (CoC) Homeless Assistance Funds will be held on April 29 in the County Social Service offices at 1600 Pinto Lane. There will be two training sessions that day, one from 9 to 11:30 a.m., and the other from 1 to 3:30 p.m.
The training is mandatory in order to be eligible to submit an application. Registration is available online here http://tinyurl.com/y2z7ahm5. The local application materials are available online through www.HelpHopeHome/funding-opportunities.
Organizations must submit their application to the local Continuum of Care Evaluation Working Group before 11:59 p.m. on June 7. The working group will review local applications and then submit a consolidated application to HUD later this year.
HUD requires applicants meet specific mandates, such as utilization of the Homeless Management Information System, a regional database of homeless individuals and their backgrounds. Additionally, applicants must meet all the application criteria and requests for information. To access the local application online, go to www.HelpHopeHome.org.
Last year, Southern Nevada received about $14.2 million in HUD CoC Homeless Assistance Funds for housing and support services provided by local nonprofit organizations and governments agencies.