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Continuum of Care

The Homeless Coalition has selected the following lead organization for the Jasper/Newton County Continuum of Care process:

Collaborative Applicant for the CoC: The Economic Security Corporation of SW Area, A Community Action Agency

Contact: Tony Wright, Housing Director

P.O. Box 207

302 S. Joplin

Joplin, MO 64801

417-627-2013 (direct line)

417-781-1234 (fax)

email: twright@escswa.org


2016 CoC Competitive Application Process is Now Open, Application due date: Wednesday, September 14, 2016 (Posted: 6/29/2016)


2016 CoC NOFA, Policy & other notices (Posted: 6/29/2016)


Deadlines to be aware of are: 

Agencies wishing to apply for funds must submit a letter of intent to Amy Roethemeier by Monday, July 25th. This can be sent via email: ch-amy@att.net.
Project Applications are due to the Collaborative Applicant by August 16th via ESNAPS. (ESC is the Collaborative Applicant)?
Prioritization Packets are due to Dan Pekarek at the Joplin Health Dept. by August 16th by 5pm. Please read the attached instructions carefully. 
Applications will be reviewed and prioritized August 18th. 
Applicants will be notified in writing (via email) of their ranking by August 30th. The Collaborative Applicant will send out notifications and post results on The Homeless Coalition website - Continuum of Care page. 
The whole CoC grant will be submitted by September 14th. 


Renewal Project Forms


Scoring Form

Goal Forms

/fileLibrary/PH 1b.pdf

/fileLibrary/SSO 1c.pdf

/fileLibrary/TH 1A.pdf

New Project Forms


Scoring Form

Goal Forms

2016 Continuum of Care Prioritization

Jasper/Newton Continuum of Care MO-602

Posted: Tuesday, August 23, 2016


1.  Economic Security Corporation -Shelter Plus Care 

2.  Salvation Army -Rapid Rehousing

3.  Economic Security Corporation - Chronically Homeless 

4.  Department of Mental Health- Permanent Supportive Housing 

5.  Economic Security Corporation – Permanent Supportive Housing 

6.  Economic Security Corporation - Rapid Rehousing

7.  Catholic Charities- Rapid Rehousing

8.  Economic Security Corporation - Rapid Rehousing

9.  Salvation Army- (Bonus) Rapid Rehousing  



2016 CoC CPD contacts and CoC's 10 Point Wellness Scoring Sheet. (posted: 6/13/2016)


2015 Debriefing CoCs Scoring sheet Results (posted: 6/13/2016)


CoC FY15 CoCs Tier II Funding Awards made today May 2, 2016. Joplin/Jasper CoC received an additional award of $23,595.


FFY15 Funding Awards made:



Continuum of Care Grant Application (FY15) Submission Has Been Completed as of November 2015

Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Continuum of Care Program Competition has been posted to theFY 2015 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition: Funding Availability

  • The FY 2015 CoC Program Competition is administered under the CoC Program interim rule (24 CFR part 578) and covers the application and award process for the FY 2015 CoC Program funds.

Important Dates and Deadlines

posted September 25, 2015

Letters of Intent

Any agency wishing to apply for CoC funds must submit a letter of intent by October 5, 2015. These letters should be submitted to the Chairperson of The Homeless Coalition, Louise Secker.

Send letters via email to: elsecker@hotmail.com.

Project Applicant Due Date

CoC Project Applications submitted to Collaborative Applicant via ESNAPS by October 20, 2015.

Prioritization Materials Due Date

Prioritization materials are due to the Prioritization Committee on October 20, 2015 by 5:00 PM. Please see the attached documents and forms for instructions.

Please use internet explorer to open the following documents.

Prioritization Instructions

Scoring Sheet

Scoring Sheet Part 1a

Scoring Sheet Part 1b

Scoring Sheet 1c

Continuum of Care Prioritization overview will take place during the October 12, 2015 Homeless Coalition meeting. Any agency applying for CoC funds should have a representative at this meeting. The Prioritization Committee will rank applications between October 21, 2015 and November 3, 2015. Their recommendations will be sent to the Collaborative Applicant.

Project Applicant Notification Date

CoC Notification to Project Applicants will occur 15 days before the CoC grant is due. All applications will be notified on November 5, 2015 as to where their applications were ranked and if they were included in the CoC Consolidated Application. Notification took place October 26, 2015 via email to the providers with the Prioritization Ranking being posted in the Resource section below on November 2, 2015.

The whole CoC Consolidated Application and Project Applications are posted below in the resources section. (11-18-2015)

The CoC Consolidated Grant will be submitted on or before November 19, 2015.