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.  


Continuum of Care Governing Board Members

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

Joelle Pitts, Co-Chair, Director, Bucks and Montgomery County
Valley Youth House

Jason Alexander, CoC Consultant and Homeless Advocate
Capacity for Change, LLC

Mark Boorse, Director of Program Development
Access Services

Arlene Daily, Executive Director
Keystone Opportunity Center

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

Synethia Hill, Family & Housing Resource Center Supervisor
Carson Valley Children’s Aid

Charmaine N. Ijeoma, Homeless Veterans Outreach Officer
Montgomery County Office of Veterans Affairs

Ruth Nieboer, Director
Salvation Army Norristown

Tim Pirog, Program Specialist
Montgomery County Office of Mental Health

Viviann Schorle, Project Hope Director
Family Services of Montgomery County

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

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


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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