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Department of Health Services

Sonoma County Homeless Coalition

Homeless Coalition Board

The Homeless Coalition Board is the governing body that determines policy and acts as the Homeless Coalition's decision-making group. Mandated by HUD's Continuum of Care Program, the board is responsible for oversight of funds designated to the Homeless Coalition and regional planning/policy development for addressing homelessness.

The Board consists of local elected officials, nonprofit representatives, subject matter experts, and individuals with lived homeless experience.

Meetings of the Homeless Coalition Board are recorded and are available upon request. Requests for recorded meetings can be sent to Araceli Rivera at Araceli.Rivera@sonoma-county.org

See the Homeless Coalition Board Roster

Upcoming Events

24
Apr 2024
1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Homeless Coalition Board Meeting

22
May 2024
1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Homeless Coalition Board Meeting

26
Jun 2024
1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Homeless Coalition Board Meeting

24
Jul 2024
1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Homeless Coalition Board Meeting

Accessibility

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you require special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the Sonoma County Department of Health Services at (707) 565-1302 (voice) or (707) 565-7555 (TDD). Translators and American Sign Language interpreters for individuals with hearing disabilities will be available upon request. A minimum of 48 hours is needed to ensure the availability of translation services.

Meeting Materials

In accordance with Government Code §54957.5, any materials of public record relating to an agenda item that are provided to a majority of the members less than 72 hours before the meeting will be made available upon request at the Sonoma County Department Of Health Services, 1450 Neotomas Ave. Suite 200, Santa Rosa during normal business hours and will be posted online 72 hours prior to each meeting.

Materials of public record that are distributed during the meeting shall be made available for public inspection at the meeting if prepared by the lead agency or a member of the legislative/advisory body, or within two business days after the meeting if prepared by some other person.

Public Comment

Public Comment may be made prior to the meeting via email. To submit an emailed public comment to the Homeless Coalition Board or the Homeless Coalition Committees, email Araceli.Rivera@sonoma-county.org. Please label the written notice as public comment referencing the Homeless Coalition Board or the Homeless Coalition Committee, provide your name, the agenda number(s) on which you wish to speak, and your comment. These comments will be emailed to the referenced Homeless Coalition Board or Homeless Coalition Committee detailed in the request.

Public comment may also take place during the meeting and can be made live by joining the Zoom meeting. Available time for comments is determined by the Board/Committee Chair based on agenda scheduling demands and total number of speakers.

Contact the Homeless Coalition Board

Using the link below, you can submit any comments you wish to the Homeless Coalition Board. If the notification submitted pertains to public comment on a Homeless Coalition Board item, please label the written notice as public comment referencing the Homeless Coalition Board meeting date, provide your name, the agenda number(s) on which you wish to speak, and your comment.

Homeless Coalition Board Comment Form >>