Continuum of Care 

Addressing Homelessness

Continuum of Care Oversight Committee

The Tacoma/Lakewood/Pierce County Continuum of Care Oversight Committee provides guidance and input on the implementation of the Plan to End Homelessness. The committee consists of representatives from a variety of sectors, including local government, public housing authorities, schools, health care, law enforcement and faith based communities.

Applications for membership are open on a rolling basis. Learn more about the CoC here. Apply to be a member of the CoC here. For more information about the CoC, please contact Valeri Knight at or by phone at (253) 798-6931.

Pierce County Human Services is designated by the Continuum of Care Committee as the Collaborative Applicant and the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) lead.  The Continuum of Care Committee is not a County entity.  

Meeting Schedule and Location

Continuum of Care Committee
Location:   Salishan Family Investment Center
                  1724 E 44th St, Tacoma, WA 98404
Time:         9:00 am - 11:00 am, Third Wednesday of every month
      • April 15, 2020 
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      • May 20, 2020
      • June 17, 2020 
        Lakewood City Hall, Rainier Room, 3rd Floor
        6000 Main St SW, Lakewood, WA 98499
      • July 15, 2020
      • August 19, 2020
      • September 16, 2020
      • October 21, 2020
      • November 18, 2020
      • December 16, 2020
Executive Subcommittee
Location:   Pierce County Human Services, Conference Room C
                  1305 Tacoma Ave S, Suite 104, Tacoma, WA 98402
Time:         10:00 am - 11:00 am
      • March 9, 2020
Membership Subcommittee
Location:   Associated Ministries, 1st floor
                  901 S 13th St, Tacoma, WA 98402
Time:         1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
      • March 6, 2020

Meeting Agendas and Minutes

January: Agenda | Minutes
February: Agenda | Minutes
March: Agenda | Minutes
April: Agenda | Minutes
May: Agenda | Minutes
June: Agenda | Minutes
July: Agenda | Minutes
August: Agenda | Minutes
September: Agenda | Minutes
October: Agenda | Minutes
December: Agenda | Minutes

January: Agenda | Minutes
February: Agenda | Minutes
March: Agenda | Minutes
April: Agenda | Minutes

CoC Roster Updated 2/2020

5-Year Strategic Plan
Tacoma | Lakewood | Pierce County 5-Year Plan to Address Homelessness

2019 Continuum of Care Consolidated Application Materials

FY2019 Consolidated Application
FY2019 Project Priority List
FY2019 CoC Applications

​2019 Continuum of Care

Project Priority List

Homeless Housing Program Funding Awards

2019–2020 HHP Funding Awards
2020-2021 HHP Funding Awards

Anchor Communities Initiative Funding Awards

2019-2021 ACI Funding Awards

​CoC Governance Charter and Attachments

  1. Governance Charter
  2. Attachment A: Division of Responsibilities
  3. Attachment B: Consolidated Application Submission Process
  4. Attachment C: HMIS Policies & Procedures
  5. Attachment D: Committee Composition
  6. Attachment E: Expectations and Code of Conduct
  7. Attachment F: Annual Disclosure of Conflict of Interest
  8. Attachment G: Subcommittees, Work Groups, and Task Force
  9. Attachment H: CoC Rating and Review Procedures