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Homeless Coordinating Council

Information about the Homeless Coordinating Council

Council Members

  • Chair - County Commissioner, Adriann Barboa, Bernalillo County
  • Vice-Chair - President Garnett S. Stokes, The University of New Mexico
  • Mayor Tim Keller, City of Albuquerque
  • City Council President Pat Davis, City of Albuquerque
  • City Councilor Isaac Benton, City of Albuquerque
  • County Commissioner, Debbie O'Malley, Bernalillo County
  • County Manager, Julie Morgas Baca, Bernalillo County
  • Dr. Douglas M. Ziedonis, The University of New Mexico

About the Council

The Homeless Coordinating Council (HCC) is a collaborative body made up of members from the City of Albuquerque, the County of Bernalillo, and the Board of Regents of the University of New Mexico. As reflected in the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), the HCC’s work will be guided by creative problem solving, respectful collaboration, evidence based decision-making and effective resource utilization. The HCC’s purpose is to deliver a coordinated community-wide framework for expanding and strengthening services & permanent affordable housing for people experiencing homelessness in Albuquerque metro area.

Council Meeting Information

The Homeless Coordinating Council meets monthly on the 2nd Tuesday at 9:45 a.m. via Zoom.

Instructions to provide public comments:

For HCC meeting Agendas and Minutes and information on submitting public/written comments, beginning August 2021, visit the public Bernalillo County HCC webpage

Meeting Agendas and Minutes

Note: For HCC meeting Agendas and Minutes and information on submitting public/written comments, beginning August 2021, visit the public Bernalillo County HCC webpage

Documents

How to Participate


Committees of Homeless Coordinating Council

Housing

Committee Purpose: To implement strategies that increase and protect the supply of safe, decent affordable rental housing for very low-income people in Bernalillo County.

Housing:  Meets monthly, 3rd Wednesday, at 2:00 pm for 1.5 hours.                                                                                                                  

Co-Chairs: Lisa Huval (City), Betty Valdez (County), Renia Ehrenfeucht (UNM)

How to Participate

If you would like to participate in the Housing Committee meeting, please click the link below to join the webinar:

https://cabq.zoom.us/j/95389223821   

  • Or iPhone one-tap :
    • US: +16699006833,,95389223821# or +12532158782,,95389223821#
  • Or Telephone:
    • US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 646 558 8656 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799
  • Webinar ID:
    • 953 8922 3821

Homeless Service System (HSS)*

Committee Purpose: To develop a Gateway Center(s) that meets core community needs while minimizing impact on surrounding neighborhoods. *This will replace HCC Services Workgroup

Homeless Services System:  Meets monthly, 1st Tuesday, at 11:00 am for 1 hour.

Co-Chairs: Cristy Hernandez (City), Charlie Verploegh (County), Rodney McNease (UNM) 

Meets monthly on the first Tuesday at 11:00 a.m.

How to Participate

If you would like to participate in the HSS please click the link below to join the webinar:

https://cabq.zoom.us/j/83440863295

  • Or One tap mobile :
    • US: +16699006833,,83440863295#  or +12532158782,,83440863295#
  • Or Telephone:
    • US: +1 669 900 6833  or +1 253 215 8782  or +1 346 248 7799  or +1 646 558 8656  or +1 301 715 8592  or +1 312 626 6799
  • Webinar ID: 834 4086 3295

Coordinated Street Outreach (CSO)*

Committee Purpose: Purpose of this workgroup is to create a system of coordinated street outreach that engages all those living in public spaces, has broad geographic coverage, has extended hours, uses clear mechanisms to promote communication and coordination between outreach providers, is comprised of strategically formed interdisciplinary/inter-agency outreach teams, uses a shared philosophy of care and common understanding of best practices and uses shared outcomes and evaluation tools. *This will replace the Coordinated Street Outreach workgroup that used to meet under the Homeless Advisory Council.

Coordinated Street Outreach:  Meets monthly, 2nd Thursday, at 4:00 pm for 1 hour.                                                          

Co-Chairs: Lisa Huval (City), Comm Adriann Barboa (County), Dr. Jaymes Fairfax-Columbo (UNM)

How to Participate

If you would like to participate in the CSO please click the link below to join the webinar:

https://cabq.zoom.us/j/96772941775

  • Or iPhone one-tap:
    • US: +16699006833,,96772941775# or +12532158782,,96772941775#
  • Or Telephone:
    • US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 646 558 8656 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799
  • Webinar ID: 967 7294 1775

Youth Housing Continuum (YHC)

Committee Purpose: To recommend proposed solutions to address the housing needs of youth ages (18-25) in Bernalillo County.

To implement strategies that increase and protect the supply of safe, decent affordable rental housing for very low-income people in Bernalillo County.

Youth Housing Continuum:  Meets monthly, 1st Wednesday, at 4:00 pm for 1.5 hours                                                                              

Co-Chairs: Doug Chaplin (City), Jennifer Scacco (County), Assata Zerai & Nasha Torrez (UNM)

How to Participate

If you would like to participate in the Youth Housing Continuum (YHC) please click the link below to join the webinar:

https://cabq.zoom.us/j/91481177579

  • Or iPhone one-tap :
    • US: +13462487799,,91481177579# or +16699006833,,91481177579#
  • Or Telephone:
    • US: +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 558 8656 or +1 301 715 8592
  • Webinar ID: 914 8117 7579

Gateway/Facilities

Committee Purpose: To secure necessary land and/or facilities for the Gateway Center system.

Co-chairs:

Lawrence Rael (City), Isaac Benton (City), Commissioner Debbie O’Malley (County), Tom Neale (UNM), Robert Baade (BernCo)

  • Aug. 28, 2020 - view: Agenda - Minutes
  • Sep. 11, 2020 - view: Agenda - Minutes
  • Sep. 25, 2020 - view: Agenda - Minutes
  • Cancelled - October 9, 2020 -view: Agenda
  • Oct 23, 2020 - view: Agenda - Minutes
  • Nov. 6, 2020 - view: Agenda - Minutes
  • Nov. 20, 2020 - view: Agenda - Minutes
  • Cancelled Dec. 4, 2020 -  - Cancelled
  • Dec. 18, 2020 - view: Agenda - Minutes
  • Cancelled - Jan. 1, 2021 - Cancelled
  • Jan. 15, 2021 - view: Agenda - Minutes
  • Jan. 29, 2021 - view: Agenda - Minutes
  • Cancelled - Feb. 12, 2021 - Cancelled
  • Feb. 26, 2021 - view: Agenda - Minutes
  • Mar. 12, 2021 - view: Agenda - Minutes
  • Cancelled - March 26, 2021 - Cancelled
  • Apr. 9, 2021 - view: Agenda - Minutes
  • Cancelled - Apr. 23, 2021 - Cancelled
  • May 7, 2021 - view: Agenda - Minutes
  • Jun. 4, 2021 - view: Agenda - Minutes
  • Cancelled - June 18, 2021 - Cancelled
  • Cancelled - July 2, 2021 - Cancelled
  • Cancelled - July 16, 2021 - Cancelled
  • Cancelled - July 30, 2021 - Cancelled

How to Participate

If you would like to participate in the Gateway/Facilities Committee please click the link below to join the webinar:

https://cabq.zoom.us/j/99490982098?pwd=K3VpMmVWRC9Jb3Byenc0QThtMTJJdz09

  • Passcode: 987348
  • Or iPhone one-tap:
    • +16699006833,,99490982098#  or +12532158782,,99490982098#
  • Or Dial:
    • +1 669 900 6833  or +1 253 215 8782
  • Webinar ID:
    • 994 9098 2098
  • Passcode:
    • 987348