Community Action Pioneer Valley
Community Action is the Collaborative Applicant, HMIS Lead, and CoC Lead for the Three County Continuum of Care (MA-507)
The Collaborative Applicant is the agency designated by the Continuum of Care (CoC) to submit the CoC Registration, CoC Consolidated Application, and apply for CoC Planning Funds. As the collaborative applicant, Community Action Pioneer Valley is responsible for submitting applications for Continuum of Care funding on the behalf of the continuum and agencies which receive Continuum of Care funding. For more information on the application process, take a look at the CoC Funding Process.
The HMIS (Homeless Management Information System) Lead is the agency responsible for successfully completing applicable HUD reporting requirements, developing all plans, policies and procedures for review and approval by the CoC. The HMIS lead also executes all HMIS Partnership Agreements with each contributing HMIS organization, ensures that each HMIS user has signed an HMIS Code of Ethics, manages the system on a day-to-day basis, and provides technical support and training to users. For more information on the HMIS, check out the HMIS page.
More about Community Action Pioneer Valley
Community Action Pioneer Valley (CAPV) assists people who have low incomes to achieve economic stability and security, and works to build communities in which all people have the opportunity to thrive. CAPV offers a wide variety of services including:
Adult Education and Workforce Development
Early Education & Child Care, Food, Nutrition, and Health
Look4Help Public Resource Directory
The Look4Help Public Resource Directory, a program of Community Action Pioneer Valley, is a free, web-based public information service that is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. There are close to 1,000 agencies, programs or services at over 450 locations, available to serve you.