Eastern Sierra Continuum of Care (CoC)
Eastern Sierra Continuum of Care (CoC)
The Eastern Sierra (ES) Continuum of Care (CoC) is a coalition of service providers in Alpine, Inyo and Mono Counties dedicated to ending the cycle of homelessness. ES CoC stakeholders provide street outreach, emergency shelter, rapid rehousing and other types of assistance to the homeless.

The Eastern Sierra (ES) Continuum of Care (CoC) is a coalition of service providers in Alpine, Inyo and Mono Counties dedicated to ending the cycle of homelessness. ES CoC stakeholders provide street outreach, emergency shelter, transitional housing, permanent supportive housing, rapid rehousing and other types of assistance to individuals and families experiencing homelessness.

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EVERYONE DESERVES A PLACE THEY CAN CALL HOME.

Our Partners

 

alpine county department of health and human services 

The Mission of the Alpine County Health and Human Services Department is to promote the dignity and well-being of children, families and adults through public health and human service programs.

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inyo county department of health and human services

Inyo County Department of Health and Human Services provides a range of services including behavioral health programs, early childhood development, senior programs, general assistance to families, offer numerous programs to assist indigent individuals and families.

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inyo mono advocates for community action, inc. (imaca)

IMACA is a non-profit Community Action Agency serving Inyo and Mono Counties. The Mission of IMACA is to support, educate, empower, and advocate for vulnerable populations in our community.  The Agency administers Head Start, Child Care, Weatherization, Energy Assistance, Food Pantry and Distribution, Affordable Housing and Homeless Assistance Programs.

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inyo-mono association for the handicapped

It is the mission of the Inyo-Mono Association for the Handicapped to promote an independent and fulfilling lifestyle for each client with developmental disabilities. It is IMAH’s purpose to provide programs and services to help the developmentally disabled adults in their quest to move towards a plan of self-support.

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mammoth lakes housing, inc.

Mammoth Lakes Housing, Inc. (MLH) is a private, not for profit, organization established in 2003 by the Town of Mammoth Lakes to support workforce housing in the community.  MLH provides the following services: home ownership counseling; fair housing resources; grants administration; consulting services; property management; and work force housing development.

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mono county department of social services

The Mission of Mono County Department of Social Services is to serve, aid, and protect needy and vulnerable children and adults residing in Mono County in ways that strengthen and preserve families, encourage personal responsibility, and foster independence. The Mono County Department of Social Services offers a variety of services to individuals and families through several Federal, State, and County programs.

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The salvation army

The Salvation Army is a faith-based, national organization that help fight poverty. They help: disaster survivors, overcome poverty; provide shelter; stop domestic abuse; teach children; assist the unemployed; cure hunger; serve the LGBTQ community; fight human trafficking; equip families; empower the arts; combat addiction; serve veterans; and meet the greatest need. 

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wild-iris family counseling and crisis center

Wild Iris offers free and confidential support for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, or child abuse and their families in Inyo and Mono Counties.

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Programs

 

street outreach

Engagement by trained staff with persons experiencing homelessness on the street and in abandoned buildings, encampments, vehicles and other unsuitable living environments. The Street Outreach Specialist and/or Team help link the homeless with emergency shelter, housing and critical services.


emergency shelter

Immediate shelter from the elements is arranged for individuals and families who are homeless. Hotel/motel vouchers are provided for a limited time until permanent housing can be arranged for program participants.


RAPID REHOUSING

Permanent housing is secured for individuals and families who are literally homeless. Deposit assistance, short- and medium-term rental assistance and other types of assistance are available to ensure placement in decent and safe housing.


TRANSITIONAL HOUSING

Transitional housing provides temporary housing for the certain segments of the homeless population, including working homeless making insufficient wages who have trouble affording long-term housing, and is set up to transition residents into permanent, affordable housing.


HOMELESSNESS PREVENTION

This program assists qualified individuals and families who are at imminent risk or at risk of homelessness. Financial assistance and services are available to ensure that adequate housing is maintained for the family.


other services

Transportation, nutrition, child care, employment training and other supportive services are available to persons experiencing or at imminent risk of homelessness through CoC service providers.  


Reports and Information on Homelessness


Point-in-Time Count of Persons Experiencing Homelessness on January 25, 2018


League of California Cities and California State Association of Counties Joint Homelessness Task Force Report

HUD FY 2018 CONSOLIDATED APPLICATION FOR ALPINE, INYO, MONO COUNTIES CoC (CA-530)

CoC Meetings

The Quarterly Eastern Sierra CoC meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at 10:00 a.m., in the IMACA Conference Room located at 137 E. South Street Bishop, CA 93514.

Agenda for the October 3, 2018 ES CoC Quarterly meeting and minutes of the August 30, and September 10, 2018 Special meetings.

Resources for Anyone Experiencing or at Imminent Risk of Homelessness

EASTERN SIERRA CoC HOMELESS SERVICES RESOURCE GUIDE


Link to IMACA website for assistance with emergency shelter, rapid rehousing, and homelessness prevention.


Contact Us

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Our Office

Inyo Mono Advocates for Community Action, Inc. (IMACA)

137 E. South Street
Bishop, CA 93514

info@imaca.net

(760) 873-8557