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Notice #: 0000582941-01
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Request for Interest
Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance Programs

The Department of Community Services, in cooperation with Partners in Care, requests applications from qualified nonprofit agencies providing shelter and supportive services to persons experiencing homelessness. Applications received will be evaluated and prioritized for inclusion into the City’s application to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the Continuum of Care Programs FY2013.

Project applications submitted by qualified organizations will be reviewed based on the experience and capacity of the proposing organization, the degree to which the funding request is consistent with HUD’s Continuum of Care (CoC) goals, the degree to which CoC funds will be leveraged with other resources, anticipated accomplishments in relation to CoC priorities, the prospects for the long term operation of the proposed project, the participation of the proposer in the local Continuum of Care process, and the ability of the proposing organization to implement its proposed project in a timely manner.

Interested agencies may download the Request for Interest in electronic format at the City’s Purchasing website If you have any questions regarding this website, please contact the Purchasing Help Desk at 808-768-5535. A printed copy of the Request for Interest will be made available upon request from the Department of Community Services, 715 South King Street, Suite 311, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96813 by calling 768-7749.

The City will conduct an informational meeting from 11:00am – noon on Tuesday December 17, 2013 at Central Union Church, 1660 S Beretania Street, Honolulu.

Applications must be submitted and time-stamped by noon on Friday, January 3, 2014 to the Department of Community Services at the above address.

Questions regarding the CoC Programs may be directed to Gabe Naeole at or 768-7715.

City and County of Honolulu

Pamela A. Witty-Oakland, Director
Department of Community Services

(SA582941 12/10/13)~