Trenton / Mercer Continuum of Care (CoC) Program
The Continuum of Care (CoC) Program is designed to promote communitywide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness, provide funding for efforts by nonprofit providers and State and local governments to quickly re-house homeless individuals and families while minimizing the trauma and dislocation caused by homelessness.
The Trenton/Mercer CoC Program provides homeless assistance by leveraging funding needed through the Housing and Urban Development Consolidated Application; this provides collaboration between providers of housing and homeless assistance programs and other federal programs. The CoC seeks to improve and expand the collection of data countywide, develop performance measurements and allow for each community to tailor its program to the particular strengths and challenges within that community. The goal is to assist people to achieve stability through self-sufficiency.
2019 Program Documents
- CoC New Project Application (PDF)
- CoC Notice of Intent to Apply for Renewal and New Projects (PDF)
- CoC Program New Project Score Sheet (PDF)
- CoC Program Renewal Application (PDF)
- CoC Program Renewal Score Sheet (PDF)
- CoC FY 19 Program Planning Grant RFP
Access program documents from past years.
Housing Hub Resources
Trenton/Mercer's Continuum of Care for homeless people has many partner agencies that are providing emergency shelter, transitional housing and permanent supportive housing to homeless people. The Continuum of Care is led by the City of Trenton Department of Health and Human Services Office of Community Development. Trenton/Mercer's homeless housing providers include: