Monroe County Homeless Serices Continuum of Care, Inc.
Meeting of Board of Directors

Offices of Wesley House Family Services
1304 Truman Avenue, Key West, Florida

By Video
Wesley House Family Services
99451 US 1/OSH, Suite 200, Key Largo, Florida

Regular meetings of the Board are held
the second Thursday of each month and are open to the public.
For information concerning the Continuum of Care and its mission,
or to obtain a copy of the meeting agenda, contact
Mark Lenkner, Executive Director, at (305) 440-2315.

Conference Call In 712.775.7031 ID 822.777.013

We need volunteers for the 2018 Point in Time count
scheduled for January 31, 2018.

This count is mandated by HUD.
We go throughout the county and ask the homeless
a few questions and distribute survival bags.

We need volunteers to help with the count OR donate items for the survival bags! Toiletries, nonperishable foods, clean socks,
and other small items are needed.

Unfortunately, we expect the count to be higher than normal this year due to Irma, so we are grateful to the community for all the help.

You can message us on Facebook or call 305-440-2315. Thank you!


Monroe County Homeless Services has complied with the registration requirements of Chapter 496, Florida Statutes, the Solicitation of Contributions Act. Registration #: CH41980

2017 CoC HUD Application- PDF Download

MCHS CoC 2017 NOFA Announcement - PDF Download

2016 NOFA CoC Application - Download
Project Priority Listing - Download

Above is the 2016 NOFA CoC Application and the Project Priority Listing which is being finalized for submission to HUD.

We are all grateful to Diana Flenard, Elena George, Esneider Gomez and the host of others within the community who supported the effort to complete this application thoroughly and for on time submission.

2016 ESG Grant Awards - Download

DCF 2016 TANF Award

DCF 2016 TANF’s intended grant award to Monroe County Homeless Services CoC is $35,000.00 with $1,050.00 of that total, for administrative cost.

MCHS CoC 2016 NOFA Ranking/Scoring Sheet - PDF Download

Monroe County Continuum-of-Care

The Monroe County CoC is the lead agency for the coordination and planning of homeless services in the Florida Keys.

In addition, the Monroe County CoC administers the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) for our area and conducts the Annual Point-In-Time Survey (PIT) of homeless individuals. (view report)

As the Lead Agency, designated by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the State of Florida Department of Children and Families, the Monroe County CoC organizes the collaboration of local agencies to to address the needs of clients and provide essential supportive services. By assessing and coordinating interagency communication and services, we avoid unnecessary duplication of effort and close gaps in services.

We educate ourselves and the community about the nature and extent of homelessness, including the needs of the people who are living through the experience of homelessness. We advocate for increased community, political and financial support for the homeless population and prevention of homelessness.

Board of Directors & Planning Meetings
Second Thursday of every month

The meetings are held via video conference from the
Wesley House Family Services Offices
The Public is Welcome

Wesley House Office
99451 Overseas Hwy Suite 200
Key Largo, FL 33037

Wesley House Office
937 107th St., Gulf
Marathon, FL 33050

Wesley House Office
1304 Truman Ave.
Key West, FL 33040



Board of Directors

Kate Bauer-Jones, CoC Chairman

Sgt. Kevin Bickford Rev. Pam Feeser
Esneider Gomez
Diana Flenard Officer Steve Torrence Tim
Maureen Kempa
  Beth A.
Debbie Bickford  

February 12, 2015

Monroe County Homeless Services Continuum-of-Care (CoC) seated its Board of Directors for 2015. The oath was administered by the Rev. Steve Torrence at the Wesley House Family Services' Lower Keys Office in Key West.

The organization serves as the lead agency for homeless services in the Keys.