The Continuum of Care (CoC) is a program designed to promote community wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness.

The Montgomery County Office of Housing and Community Development is the Collaborative Applicant responsible for facilitating Your Way Home Montgomery County’s PA-504 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition issued by the federal department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), including the review, rating and ranking of new and renewal projects that provide housing and services for residents experiencing or at imminent risk of homelessness using these federal dollars.  
 

CoC Governance Team Members
 

Carolyn Mayinja, Co-Chair, Senior Manager, Office of Housing & Community Development, Co-Chair

Katie Dunphy, Co-Chair, United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey, Co-Chair

Jason Alexander – CoC Consultant and Homeless Advocate

Mark Boorse, Director of Program Development, Access Services

Michelle Connor, Homeless/Foster Care, Bucks County Intermediate Unit

Arlene Daily, Executive Director, Keystone Opportunity Center

Marisa Ferst, Executive Director, ElderNet Services, Lower Merion

Brian Gralnick, Director of Social Responsibility, Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia

Geoffrey “Yak” Hurnyak, Program Manager, Veteran Multi-Services Center, Suburban Philadelphia

Ruth Nieboer, Director, Salvation Army Norristown

Jayne Musonye, Director of Planning, Municipality of Norristown

Tim Pirog, Program Specialist, Montgomery County Office of Mental Health

Jade Utz, Data Policy Analyst, Montgomery County Department of Commerce

Patrick Walsh, Pantry Manager, Catholic Social Services

Barbara Wilhelmy, Executive Director, Pottstown Cluster of Religious Communities

 

2018 Grant Application Materials: 

PA-504 FY 2018 CoC Program Competition: New Project Application Instructions

CoC New Project Application Detailed Instructions: Fiscal Year 2018 CoC Program Competition

FY 2018 New Project Application: Navigational Guide

PA-504 FY 2018 CoC Program Competition: Renewal Project Application Instructions

PA-504 FY 2018 CoC Program Competition: Renewal Application Survey

CoC Renewal Project Application Detailed Instructions: Fiscal Year 2018 CoC Program Competition

FY 2018 Renewal Project Application: Navigational Guide

PA-504 2018 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition: Project Rating & Ranking Tool

PA-504 2018 CoC Program Competition Timeline

FY 2018 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition NOFA CoC Estimated Annual Renewal Demand Report

FY 2018 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition NOFA What’s New, Changes, and Highlights

 

Become a continuum of care member

Membership in the Your Way Home Continuum of Care (CoC) is free and open to any person or organization committed to ending and preventing homelessness in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Join today! 

Membership opportunities include:

  • Sharing your ideas for improving the Your Way Home Housing Crisis Response System at regularly held community meetings.
  • Subscribing to the Your Way Home monthly e-newsletter and other special email announcements. 
  • Participating in Your Way Home Action and Advisory Teams that help design system policies, strategies and priorities.
  • Voting for HUD CoC Governance Advisory Team members.
  • Approving changes to the CoC Governance Charter.
  • Receiving early registration invitations to the Your Way Home Annual Summit. 
  • Meeting other people who care about ending and preventing homelessness in our community.
  • Creating a stronger unified voice for positive change.
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