Countywide system aims to better connect homeless population to services in El Dorado County

[Claire Cudahy, Tahoe Daily Tribune]

A new coordinated system for connecting El Dorado County's homeless population with services is coming this winter.

El Dorado County's Continuum of Care (CoC) — a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) program for addressing homelessness — has until Jan. 23 to get a "coordinated entry process" in place for the various agencies around the county tackling the issue.

The coordinated entry is a registration process these agencies will use to collect more detailed information about the individuals seeking help and prioritize them based on the urgency of ...