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Department of Health Services

Homelessness Services

Sonoma County Homeless Coalition Compliance

To help agencies ensure their funded programs are compliant with local, state and federal standards, we have provided the following references to guidelines for homeless service projects by funding source. 

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Sonoma County Homeless Coalition Program Standards

Each major Housing First project category has certain regulations. 


Sonoma County Homeless Coalition: Permanent Supportive Housing for Chronic Homeless

As of January 16, 2016, Continuum of Care Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) projects are required to serve persons that are chronically homeless and may only accept new program participants that meet this definition (either 100% dedicated or dedicatedPLUS). Please refer to the Guide and verification packets to ensure compliance.

Funding Competition


Continuum of Care Competition

Information on the CoC national competition and previous award recipients