Continuum of Care News
Coordinated Entry Town Hall Meeting October 14th, 2019
2019 DMH Regional Housing Conferences
This free, local conference will be held on November 19-20,2019. The conference will provide education on how to access permanent and rapid rehousing programs locally, how to avoid and deal with evictions, and much more.
Registration is required and space is limited, so please register early.
Help Spread the Word!
The University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City Anti-Violence Project, and KCMO Health Department are conducting a research study about intimate partner violence in the LGBT community.
Please help us spread the word by sharing their survey!
Notice for HMIS LA Applicants-A selection team is currently been assembled and has meet once and will meet again in mid-October and will have recommendation for the board by early November.
What We Do
GKCCEH is the Lead Agency of the Jackson County, MO and Wyandotte County, KS Continuum of Care. This team of committed nonprofit professionals work to collaborate with community stakeholders, provide an up-to-date By-Name List to be utilized for housing clients experiencing homelessness, promote education, and direct area agencies that desire to receive HUD funding through the yearly Continuum of Care Program Competition.
"Provide leadership, accountability and oversight in the Kansas City area to support a framework that addresses the causes of homelessness and increases access to stable housing."
GKCCEH collaborates with many different service providers to ensure the best care possible for clients.
- Housing Providers
- Mental Health Providers
- State and Local Governments
- Homeless Service Providers
- And more!
GKCCEH is committed to maintaining an updated By-Name List in order to efficiently house this community's most vulnerable. For more information on the Coordinated Entry process, please visit the tab at the top of the home page.
Continuum of Care Program Competition
HUD makes available more than $2.1 billion in funding yearly to serve persons experiencing homelessness. The CoC Program is designed to promote a community-wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness by providing funding for efforts pursued by service providers of all types.
Education and Advocacy
Continuing education for all community agencies is key in turning the tide in the battle against homelessness. Trainings, speaking engagements, and other educational opportunities are always available. Please see our community calendar for more information!
Data and Reporting
- Measuring successes in the fight against homelessness
- Finding creative new ways to create and implement data
- Utilizing a community-wide, united approach to utilize meaningful data
The Greater Kansas City Coalition to End Homelessness is the Lead Agency of the Wyandotte County, Kansas and Jackson County, Missouri Continuum of Care. You will find us and members of our Coalition working hard throughout the community to end homelessness in the Kansas City metro.
Board of Directors
*Disclaimer: These statistics were gathered during the 2018 Point-In-Time Count and 2018 Youth Counts. As data collection strategies improve, the accuracy of these numbers shall, too.