September 2016

During the September 2016 meeting of the state Interagency Council on Homelessness (ICH), we reviewed the accomplishments made during 2016. Department of Legislative Services (DLS) staff supporting the work of the Joint Committee on Ending Homelessness presented to ICH members, accomplishments from the previous year. Members of the ICH discussed updates to the Homeless Services Framework and work group leads provided updates. The Veteran’s work group chair, Dana Hendrickson, presented information pertaining to the Homeless Veterans Resource Guide. The chair of the Youth and Young Adult work group provided updates to the Homeless Services Framework goal. Members of the ICH heard from Anne Arundel County about a summertime Point in Time county they conducted in August. For more information about that effort, please contact Justin Bieler at justin.bieler@maryland.gov. Members also heard from Washington, Carroll and Garrett County Continuum of Care (CoC) leads who expressed interest in joining the ICH by filling the vacant CoC slot on the ICH. Following the meeting a vote was taken among members of the ICH and Garrett County was selected to fill the vacant spot.

Meeting Documents