Continuum of Care

News and Announcements

Point-in-Time Count Set for January 21, 2021

The Loudoun County Continuum of Care (CoC), along with jurisdictions that make up the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, is preparing to conduct the annual Point-in-Time (PIT) Count of people who are experiencing homelessness. The count is scheduled to be conducted the night of Wednesday, January 27, 2021. In the event of inclement weather, the count will be conducted Wednesday, February 3, 2021. 

Cold Weather Shelter is Open

The Loudoun County Cold Weather Shelter will opened November 15, 2020, for adults in the community who are experiencing a housing crisis resulting in homelessness. The shelter, which provides a warm indoor sleeping environment, meals and shower facilities, will be open 7:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m., seven nights a week through March 31, 2021.

Loudoun County Unmet Housing Needs Strategic Planning Process Underway

Loudoun County is developing an Unmet Housing Needs Strategic Plan whose purpose it to define how the county will address unmet housing needs in a systematic and comprehensive way with integrated programs. The plan will also aim to identify housing targets over the short term - the next five years - and the long term. Get involved and learn more

Continuum of Care Overview

The Loudoun County Continuum of Care (CoC) is a community coalition of public, nonprofit, and faith-based organizations that provide a variety of shelter and support services to persons who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. The overarching goal of the group is to ensure that there is a continuum of services to meet the needs of homeless persons in the community. The group meets monthly. Loudoun County Department of Family Services provides staff support to the Continuum of Care.

Services for Those In Need

Key Activities of the CoC

  • Collects data about homelessness in Loudoun County; Conducts annual Point-in-Time homeless count in January
  • Maintains homeless management information system (HMIS)
  • Operates the Coordinated Entry System to assist those experiencing a housing crisis.
  • Provides a forum for service providers to network and to collaborate on funding applications for homeless services
  1. Programs & Partnerships
  2. CoC Meeting Schedule
  3. Resources

Contact Information

For questions or more information, contact Continuum of Care Coordinator, by emailing Jennifer Hope or call the Department of Family Services at 703-777-0353 or 703-777-0420.