All meetings listed below are open to the public. Please view the CoC Calendar for a full list of meeting times and locations.
As of March 16, 2020 the Fredericksburg Regional Continuum of Care is moving to digital meetings as a way to promote social distancing. All meetings are still open to the public. In order to connect without issue through your computer, you will need to use Google Chrome. Please use the following information to connect to the meetings at their scheduled times:
+1 (571) 317-3129
Full CoC Membership
Standing Meeting Time: Second Wednesday of January, April, July, and October at 9 AM
Next Meeting: Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at 10 AM – GoToMeeting
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Access Code: 696-216-157
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The CoC Board oversees the work of the FRCoC to ensure alignment with the FRCoC 10-Year Strategic Plan to End Homelessness and determines priority initiatives on behalf of the general membership. The Board is also responsible for ensuring that the mission, vision, and values of the FRCoC are upheld. The CoC Board must include at least one homeless or formerly homeless individual and be representative of the relevant organizations and of projects serving homeless subpopulations. Examples of relevant subpopulations include persons with substance use and/or mental health disorders; persons with HIV/AIDS; veterans; people who are chronically homeless; families with children; unaccompanied youth; and victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
Standing Meeting Time: Fourth Thursday of each month at 2 PM
Next Meeting: Special Meeting March 27, 2020 at 4:30 PM – GoToConnect (see above)
Funding & Performance Committee
The Funding & Performance Committee performs regular project and system evaluation and reviews and recommends to the CoC Board, via the application review process, all projects for collaborative applications, including those for Continuum of Care Program and Virginia Homeless Solutions Program funding. The Funding & Performance Committee shall be composed of FRCoC members not applying for or receiving funding through a collaborative application. Funding & Performance Committee members shall be nominated by the CoC Board and elected by a majority of the votes cast by the general membership at any meeting at which a quorum is present.
Standing Meeting Time: First Wednesday of each month at 9 AM
Next Meeting: April 1, 2020 at 9 AM – GoToConnect (see above)
System Planning Committee
The System Planning Committee operates the homelessness response system and develops solutions to challenges and gaps within the system. The System Planning Committee shall be composed of providers that operate projects within the homelessness response system, including coordinated entry, outreach, diversion, prevention, emergency shelter, rapid re-housing, permanent supportive housing, and housing location services, as well as other interested FRCoC members.
Standing Meeting Time: Third Wednesday of each month at 3 PM
Next Meeting: April 15, 2020 at 3 PM – GoToConnect (see above)
The Nominating Committee is responsible for recruiting qualified, willing members of the FRCoC to serve as CoC Board members. The Nominating Committee will be composed of three to five members, with at least one representative from the CoC Board.
Standing Meeting Time: None
Standing Meeting Time: Fourth Wednesday every other month at 11 AM
Next Meeting: May 27, 2020 – 11 AM – GoToConnect (see above)
Discharge Planning Working Group
There is a known intersection between housing, healthcare, and criminal justice systems. The Discharge Planning Working Group brings together stakeholders focused on ensuring that processes are in place to connect people being released from area medical hospitals, mental health facilities, correctional facilities, or foster care/social service programs to homeless services to ensure transition smoothly between these systems.
Next Meeting: Thursday, May 21, 2020 – 1 PM – George Washington Regional Commission