Mission: The mission of the wvceh is to create partnerships and collaborations at the local, state, and national levels to develop and implement long-term solutions to homelessness and poverty. The wv coalition to end homelessness shall advocate for public policies that will address the needs of homeless individuals and contribute systematically to the prevention and elimination of homelessness in wv; and shall work with representatives from federal, state and local governments, along with public and private entities, advocates, providers, and consumers, to pursue solutions to prevent and end homelessness.
Programs: Wvceh has helped to successfully facilitate the implementation of a statewide homeless management information system (hmis) for west virginia. Previously, all four continuums of care in west virginia were on four distinct software systems. It is now possible for clients to move freely throughout west virginia for intake and assessment and will be possible to pull statewide, quality data on homelessness in west virginia.
the wv dhhr grant has enabled wvceh to provide technical assistance to homeless service providers, increase capacity in funding and breadth of services and an increased degree of fiscal capacity and organization.
the emergency shelter grant program provides support to the wvceh for rapid rehousing, street outreach and housing management information system (hmis) expenses.
wvceh maintains a schedule of monitoring, technical assistance, and transition services for the homeless population.