All meetings listed below are open to the public. Please view the CoC Calendar for a full list of meeting times and locations.
Full CoC Membership
Standing Meeting Time: Second Wednesday of January, April, July, and October at 9 AM
Next Meeting: Wednesday, April 8, 2020
- CoC Information Session: 9 AM – Location TBD
- Full CoC Membership meeting: 10 AM – Location TBD
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: February 19, 2020 – George Washington Regional Commission | Agenda
The Communications Committee streamlines FRCoC messaging for the purpose of educating and informing the community as well as system stakeholders, including FRCoC members and project participants.
Next Meeting: N/A. The communications committee was removed with the approval of the CoC Bylaws Update by the full membership on 2/12/2020.
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 – George Washington Regional Commission | Agenda
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
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: Wednesday, March 25, 2020 – 11 AM – George Washington Regional Commission | Agenda
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, February 20, 2020 – 1 PM – George Washington Regional Commission | Agenda