The Continuum of Care (CoC) Program is designed to promote community-wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness; provide funding for efforts by nonprofit providers, and State and local governments to quickly rehouse homeless individuals and families while minimizing the trauma and dislocation caused to homeless individuals, families, and communities by homelessness; promote access to and effect utilization of mainstream programs by homeless individuals and families; and optimize self-sufficiency among individuals and families experiencing homelessness.
It is comprised of service providers, local government, faith-based organizations, non-profit organizations, businesses and housing assistance providers, and is mandated to provide collaborative community leadership resulting in innovative solutions to reduce homelessness and maximize local mainstream resources to meet the needs of the homeless and persons at risk of homelessness. non profit organizations
The Ocala/Marion Continuum of Care will facilitate ending homelessness resulting in sustainable, safe and habitable homes for all persons.
Make homelessness rare, brief and non-recurring.
Dennis Yonce (Chairman), Social Services Liaison-Office of Homeless Prevention