2018 Point-In-Time Survey

2018 Point-In-Time Survey will occur on the evening of Thursday, January 25, 2018.  Below are resources available to assist in your PIT survey.  Any questions regarding the survey can be emailed to admin@montanacoc.org.

2018 Point-in-Time Protocol
This document covers everything and also provides an easily searchable resource to help answer specific questions.

PIT Timeline and Suggested Activities
Week-by-week timeline from today up to the day of the PIT survey (Jan. 25) with organizational reminders and suggested activities for coordinating the survey.

2018 Volunteer Interviewer Training Slides with Audio
Training slides with audio, detailed interviewer training.

Volunteer Training Video
More condensed version of the volunteer interviewer training, with on-camera host who walks through the survey question by question and provides insights and tips to help volunteers feel prepared.

Revised 2018 PIT Coordinator & Facility Contact Training
Bob’s Coordinator and Facility Contact training, slides with audio.

MT CoC Statewide Meeting – November 8, 2017

MT CoC Coalition will hold a statewide meeting on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 10:00am to 4:00pm at the Radisson Colonial Hotel (Natatorium Room) in Helena, MT.

Working Lunch ($14 donation accepted)

Please RSVP by email admin@montanacoc.org.

Anyone interested in making homelessness rare, brief and non-recurring is welcomed and encouraged to attend.

A partial agenda is below and local CoC Coordinators are being surveyed to establish the full agenda. If you have an item you’d like on the agenda, please send to admin@montanacoc.org or call Bob at 586-1572.

Updates (more to come):

  • Coordinated Entry Implementation Across Montana
  • New HMIS RFP process.
  • FY ’17 NOFA Competition
  • Strategic Planning Activities
  • Elections – two at-large board seats expiring
    • At-large Seat #1 – currently held by Jim McGrath
    • At-large Seat #4 – currently held by Stacey Umhey

Request for Proposals for Homeless Management Information System

The Montana Continuum of Care Coalition (MT CoC) is seeking proposals from qualified applicants for HMIS Lead Agency services and HMIS Software to serve the statewide Continuum of Care geographic area.

All applications are due by 12:00pm (MST), OCTOBER 13, 2017 and must be submitted electronically via email to MT CoC-Bob Buzzas.  Applicants are responsible to send a separate follow-up email to Bob Buzzas to ensure successful receipt of your proposal. Submit all RFP questions to Bob Buzzas via email only.

Request for Proposals

Response to Questions 9.23.17

FY 2017 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition

The program competition for FY 2017 homeless grants is now open.  Interested applicants need to review the Notice as well as HUD resources available at this link: https://www.hudexchange.info/programs/e-snaps/fy-2017-coc-program-nofa-coc-program-competition/

All projects must be reviewed and prioritized by a CoC affiliated local organization.  Listed below are resources:

  • Local Coordinators
  • Project Deadlines/Timeline (coming soon)
  • Soring and Ranking (coming soon)

For more information, contact Bob Buzzas at 406-586-1572 or bobbuzzas@gmail.com