The Continuum of Care Program

provides permanent housing in connection with supportive services to homeless people with disabilities and their families.

Primary Target Populations

The primary target populations are homeless people who have:

  • serious mental illness; and/or
  • chronic problems with alcohol, drugs or both; and/or
  • acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) or related diseases.

The program provides rental assistance for a variety of housing choices, accompanied by a range of supportive services funded by other sources.

Join the Louisiana Balance of State Continuum of Care (LA BOSCOC)


The LA BOSCOC is open to new member organizations at any time.  Members in good standing enjoy several benefits:

  • Members may vote on issues that impact the CoC priorities and local efforts to end homelessness, including Board membership and operating policies for ESG and CoC Program projects.
  • Members may submit Continuum of Care (CoC) Program project applications for funding under the LA BOSCOC's annual collaborative application to HUD.
  • Members may be certified to apply for statewide Emergency Solution Grant (ESG) funds and other funding sources administered by the Louisiana Housing Corporation that require CoC certification.

To join, email Gordon Levine, CoC Manager at with information about your organization or attend LA BOSCOC's next general meeting and register in person.  There are no fees for joining and belonging to the LA BOSCOC.


General Meetings of the Louisiana Balance of State Continuum of Care (LA BOSCOC)

The LA BOSCOC holds quarterly general meetings for the full membership of the CoC.  These meetings are open to the public.  Any organization or individual with an interest in preventing or ending homelessness is welcome to attend. 

Upcoming general meetings:


September 12, 2017

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

The Allen P. August Multi-Purpose Annex

2000 Moeling Street

Lake Charles, LA

9/12/17 Meeting Agenda


November 9, 2017 

10:00 a.m. - Noon

Louisiana Housing Corporation Boardroom

2415 Quail Drive

Baton Rouge, LA

11/9/17 Meeting Agenda


February 2018 TBD

Lake Charles, LA


Louisiana Balance of State Continuum of Care - FY 2017 CoC Program Competition:

Information for Landlords:

Information for Tenants:

Information for Subsidy Administrators: