Santa Cruz County’s Continuum of Care: the HAP

HAPThe Santa Cruz County’s Continuum of Care is known as the Homeless Action Partnership (HAP). The HAP is a broad-based, community-wide action team that implements a Continuum of Care (CoC) strategy for resolving homelessness.

The HAP’s vision is that all Santa Cruz County residents will have the stable housing and appropriate services they need to live in dignity and reach their highest potential…Read more


LOI for Community Engagement and Public Communications Services
Appendix A to LOI
LOI for Emergency Shelter Operations
Final Posted Santa Cruz County HEAP CESH RFP 1/18/19
Santa Cruz County HEAP and CESH Project Budget Format
Appendix H. HEAP and CESH Program Outcomes Logic Model

2019 CoC NOFA Information

Santa Cruz County 2019 Fed ESG RFA

2018 CoC NOFA Information

Final Submitted 2018 CoC Application
Final Submitted 2018 Santa Cruz County Priorities Listing
Santa Cruz County 2018 Fed ESG RFA
HAP 2018 Public Solicitation and CoC Competition Policies and Procedures
HAP 2018 Renewal Project Proposal Form
HAP 2018 New Project Application Form
Final 2018 Santa Cruz County CoC GIW FY 2018 GIW
Match Form
8/30/18 CoC Project Ranking and Tiering Notice/Minutes

2017 CoC NOFA Information

HAP Applicant TA Session 7-26-17 Agenda
Santa Cruz CoC Application Timeline
CoC Competition Policy and Procedures
HAP 2017 New Project Application Form
HAP 2017 Renewal Project Proposal Form
Match Form
Request for Applications (RFA) for ESG
Local Application Form Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds
Corrected Local RFA Document for ESG Funding
State ESG Applications – 2016 PIT, HIC, and System Performance Data

Final CoC Application – Posted 9/25/17
Final Project Priorities – Posted 9/25/17

Continuum of Care Written Program Standards
All In – Santa Cruz County 10 Year Strategic Plan

2016 Chronically Homeless Definition

HAP Documents and Resources

Minutes 8-24-16 HAP Board
Minutes 9-6-17 HAP Board

Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program

Santa Cruz County CoC Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program Application Narrative
Santa Cruz County CoC Youth System Map
Santa Cruz County YHDP Coordinated Community Plan- FINAL Draft
Invitation for Innovative Proposal
Letter of Intent Cover Sheet
Letter of Intent Narrative
YHDP Full Proposal Requirements
YHDP Scoring Tool
YHDP Extended Host Homes LOI Form
YHDP Host Homes Project Description

Continuum of Care Lead Agency Staff:

Tony Gardner
tonygardnerconsulting (at)
Julie Conway
County of Santa Cruz Planning Department
julie.conway (at)