Uniting Agencies and Providers That Serve the Needs of Brevard’s Homeless.

About the Brevard Continuum of Care (COC)

The Brevard County CoC Governance Structure

  • CoC General Members: Anyone interested in preventing and ending homelessness who lives or works in the Brevard CoC geographic area.
  • CoC Advisory Council: decision-making entity elected by the CoC General Members
  • CoC Committees: Groups composed of CoC General Members that carry out the high-level work of the CoC. Committees ensuring that the CoC fulfills all of the requirements established by HUD.
  • CoC Collaborative Applicant: The agency that applies for CoC Program funds. This role is filled by the Brevard Homeless Coalition, Inc.
  • CoC HMIS Lead Agency: The agency appointed by the CoC to administer and operate HMIS. This role is filled by the Brevard Homeless Coalition, Inc.
  • CoC Lead Agency and staff support: The agency appointed by the CoC to carry out the legislatively mandated duties established by the CoC Interim Rule. This role is filled by the Brevard Homeless Coalition, Inc.

You can learn more about how the Brevard County CoC makes decisions and designates leadership by reading the documents below.

Brevard County COC Governance Documents

  • Brevard County CoC Governance Charter
  • Brevard County CoC Written Standards for Service Delivery
  • Brevard County CoC Coordinated Entry Written Standards
  • Brevard County CoC HMIS Policies and Procedures


The Brevard County CoC Advisory Council determines the policy direction of the CoC and ensures that the CoC fulfills its responsibilities. Additionally, the council Oversees the work of the CoC committees and the CoC Lead Agency and the HMIS Lead Agency (the Brevard Homeless Coalition). Council members also stay informed about how the CoC is performing to prevent and end homelessness. The CoC Advisory council is guided by the Governance Charter for the CoC.

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Meet the Advisory Council

Michael Bean


Housing Authority of Brevard County

Stanley Brizz

Executive Director

Brevard Prevention Coalition

Stanley Brizz is Executive Director of Brevard Prevention Coalition in Florida and chairperson of the county’s opioid misuse task force. In addition, he is an addiction counselor at a medication assisted treatment (MAT) clinic. He has a master’s degree in psychology specializing in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and a graduate certificate in Addictions and Substance Abuse Counseling from University of South Florida. Mr. Brizz oversees a substance misuse prevention media campaign with neighboring coalitions sponsored by Central Florida Cares Health System, Inc., and the State of Florida, Department of Children and Families. He has operated school-based substance misuse prevention programs, a mentoring program for children of incarcerated parents, a therapeutic supervised visitation program and a rapid rehousing case management program. Mr. Brizz participates on the Together In Partnership steering committee of the Brevard County Board of Commissioners, serves on the Continuum of Care (CoC) advisory council for Brevard Homeless Coalition and is Vice Board Chair of Florida High School for Accelerated Learning.

Colleen Cantin

Community Care Coordinator

Central Florida Cares Health System

Cindy Dittmer

Community Development Director

City of Melbourne

Dr. Doreatha Fields


Seamless Connections

Aly Elmasian

Program Director

Aging Matters in Brevard

Drew Warren

Executive Director

Community of Hope

Jeffrey Njus

Executive Director

Daily Bread

Jeffrey Njus provides overall direction to the dynamic network of people and programs at Daily Bread, the Homeless Outreach Center in Melbourne, to ensure that no one in our area faces hunger or homelessness alone. Jeff brings to his leadership a compassionate respect for the dignity of every person, an admiration for the resilience of people facing difficult challenges, and the joy that comes from serving together.

Linda Graham

Assistant Director

Brevard County Housing and Human Services

Caroline Joseph-Paul

Managing Director

Career Source Brevard

Traci Klinkbeil

C18 Community Development Administrator

Department of Children & Families

Robert Lambert

Executive Director

Housing Authority City Titusville

Chris Reed


Brevard Public Schools

Tammie Watts

Government Affairs Director

Space Coast Association of Realtors

Rob Cramp

Executive Director

Housing for Homeless

Rob Cramp is the Executive Director at ​Housing for Homeless. Prior to Housing for Homeless, Rob was President of Legacy for Life, a global corporation in the nutritional product space. Previously, he was Vice President of Customer at ​Unisource and before that Director of International Operations for Avon Products. He has a ​Masters in Chemical Engineering from ​Leeds University (UK) . In his/her spare time, he lectures on global affairs, and plays the guitar.

Nancy Bunt

Community & Economic Development Director

City of Palm Bay

Michael Blake

Mayor of Cocoa

City of Cocoa

Competition Materials

The BHC serves as the “Collaborative Applicant” for the Brevard County CoC and leads the HUD CoC Grant process. The BHC provides technical assistance and guidance to agencies and communities applying for funding to create new housing and service programs. Applicants must submit proposals through BHC in the annual CoC Program Competition. This Prezi is a great overview of HUD’s CoC program.  We are interested in working with Service Partners we have not worked with before! If your Organization has never administered CoC Program Funding, we encourage you to review the materials below and reach out to us with any questions at info@brevardhomelesscoalition.org.  If we have worked with you before, welcome back!

Competition Application Materials


The Brevard CoC is interested in Applicants that can demonstrate a commitment to leveraging private Housing and Healthcare resources, such as Mainstream Vouchers or reduced/no-cost healthcare for participants in HUD programming as well as applicants that can demonstrate the need for Projects targeted for Survivors of Domestic Violence

In general, the CoC program will fund Rapid Re-HousingPermanent Supportive HousingJoint Transitional Housing & Rapid Re-Housing (TH/RRH), HMIS (Link to HMIS PAGE), and Coordinated Entry (Link to Coordinated Entry PAGE). To learn more about each of these activities, please click the hyperlinks above. Please note, the availability of funding and required applicant eligibility for each of the activities above is dependent both the CoC Request for Proposals (RFP) and the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) CoC Program Notice Of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), or the relevant Funding Opportunity. You can learn about these programs and more on the HUD exchange by clicking here. (https://www.hudexchange.info/programs/e-snaps/)

Competition Application Materials

This is the section to post all the updates for the current competition

Questions about the CoC Competition? Contact NOFO@brevardhomelesscoalition.org

Visit the Resources and Archives page to view prior Grant Materials

General Application Materials/Resource

HUD Resources


New Project Materials/Resources


Renewal Project Materials/Resources


CoC Program Recipient Resources

Start Up Training Materials (In Development)


CoC Program-Funded Project Forms & Tools

All CoC Program-Funded Projects

  • Housing First Assessment Tool
  • CoC Quarterly Performance Score Card and Training Resources
  • CoC Quarterly Performance Score Care Submission Page
  • CoC Funded Participant Occupancy Charge (Rent) Calculator  
  • Internal Wellness Checklist for the Continuum of Care (CoC) Program
  • THN Internal Monitoring Guidance
  • Memo to File of Identified Deficiency Template
  • PSH Project File Review Form
  • PSH Eligibility Packet
  • RRH Project File Review Form
  • RRH Eligibility Packet

Stay in touch

Resources & Archive

Prior Year Grant and Funding Opportunities

  • 2022 HUD/COC SPECIAL Unsheltered NOFO
  • 2022 HUD/CoC NOFO
  • 2022- 2023 Unified Grant Competition
  • 2021 HUD/CoC NOFA
  • 2019 HUD/CoC NOFA
  • 2018 HUD/CoC NOFA
  • 2018 HUD/CoC NOFA
  • 2017 HUD/CoC NOFA

Training Events

Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) in the CoC Program

WHEN: April 26th, 2022 1-2:30


DESCRIPTION: This training will provide an in-depth look at PSH programs in the CoC program. Topics will include: the purpose of PSH, eligible costs, eligible program participants, housing assistance modalities (rental assistance vs. leasing/operating), and common compliance and performance issues encountered by PSH projects. The training will be helpful for current PSH recipients to better understand the requirements and options for their funding, and other stakeholders may find the information useful for future project planning. Participants are encouraged to bring their questions on the topic.

VIEW VIDEO RECORDING OF TRAINING – Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH)


Additional Resources:

Notice CPD-17-11: Determining a Program Participant’s Rent Contribution, Occupancy Charge or Utility Reimbursement in the Continuum of Care (CoC) Program when the Program Participant is Responsible for the Utilities

Rapid Rehousing Basics (for ESG and CoC grantees)

WHEN: April 19th, 2022 1-2:30


DESCRIPTION: This training will provide an overview of rapid rehousing: its major components, high-level differences between CoC- and ESG-funded rapid rehousing, and tips for successful RRH program administration. The training will be relevant to current or prospective RRH programs funded by HUD or via other sources. Participants are encouraged to bring their questions on the topic.



Additional Resources:

Rapid Re-Housing ESG vs CoC

Coordinated Entry Requirements and Best Practices

WHEN: April 12th, 2022 1-2:30                      


DESCRIPTION: This training will cover HUD’s requirements for coordinated entry laid out in CPD Notice 17-01 and other guidance documents, as well as best practices in coordinated entry policy and practice. Questions answered will include: What are the required elements of a coordinated entry system? What responsibilities do housing and shelter providers have for coordinated entry? What is the role of the coordinated entry lead agency? Participants are encouraged to bring their questions on the topic.


VIEW TRAINING SLIDES – CoC 101 Coordinated Entry