The Champaign County Continuum of Service Providers to the Homeless (CSPH) seeks to reduce homelessness in Champaign County through the provision of accessible, supportive services that are client‐centered and by enhancing access via coordinated and/or centralized intake, providing a comprehensive continuum of housing services, engaging the community and business community, and improving the regulatory environment (local, state/federal). Upcoming and recent meeting dates can be found below.
What is a Continuum of Care?
The CSPH is the US Department of Housing & Urban Development’s (HUD) Continuum of Care for Champaign County (IL-503). The CoC is the group composed of representatives of relevant organizations, which generally includes nonprofit homeless providers; victim service providers; faith‐based organizations; governments; businesses; advocates; public housing agencies; school districts; social service providers; mental health agencies; hospitals; universities; affordable housing developers; law enforcement; organizations that serve homeless and formerly homeless veterans, and homeless and formerly homeless persons that are organized to plan for and provide, as necessary, a system of outreach, engagement, and assessment; emergency shelter; rapid re‐housing; transitional housing; permanent housing; and prevention strategies to address the various needs of homeless persons and persons at risk of homelessness for a specific geographic area.