People and Agencies in Action

The purpose of the SICOCN is to bring together public and private community based organizations, government, representatives and consumers to identify ways to serve the homeless by identifying gaps and proposing action to fill those gaps.  This includes seeking and managing grant funding.

FY 2019 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program application information and processes can be followed by checking out the HUD NOFA 2020 & 2019 tab (see above).

HUD Awards Nearly $2.2 Billion to Local Homeless Programs.

On January 14, 2020, HUD announced $2.16 billion in grants to provide funding to 6,595 local homeless housing and service programs across the U.S. and its territories. These Continuum of Care (CoC) grants provide funding for efforts by nonprofit providers, states, and local governments to quickly rehouse individuals and families experiencing homelessness and provide support while minimizing the trauma and dislocation caused by homelessness.
The Tier 1 funding announcement includes Renewal, New, Domestic Violence (DV) Bonus, CoC Planning, and Unified Funding Agency (UFA) projects. HUD will award approximately $122 million in Tier 2 funding to support hundreds of local projects in the near future. Tier 2 grants will include Renewal, New, and DV Bonus projects and projects straddling Tier 1 and Tier 2 will be announced along with other Tier 2 projects.
Applicants must submit appeals of funding determinations within 45 days of HUD making the final award announcement. HUD will issue a listserv announcement indicating that it has published the final award announcement which will also indicate the deadline for submitting appeals.
View a list of the Tier 1 awards by Illinois CoC.

The SICOCN 2019 awards can be viewed here. 

See further National and Illinois details on the NEWS tab.

Reminder 2020 dues are now due; use the Membership form under the HOW to JOIN tab (see above).

SICOCN Community events:

Checkout our link for the Community Access Center for Service Point, Pathways, MISI that follows.  This site includes information about User Training.
Community Access Center

The next SICOCN MEETING will be the membership meeting on March 5 at 10:30am, Location: BCMW in Centralia.  See you there!                                                     Map Quest

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Homeless Service Providers                              City & County Officials                                              Sheriff & Police Departments
Local Depart.of Human Service                         Housing Authorities                                                   Social Service Agencies
State & Federal Legislators                                Ministerial Alliance                                                    Health Care Providers

Southern Illinois Continuum of Care Network – Your Local Network of Homeless Assistance Providers

SICOCN Partners

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