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New CES Policies Available For Public Comment (Prioritization)

April 13, 2018

The policy development process for the Los Angeles Coordinated Entry System (LA CES) is publicly accountable and includes opportunities for public comment.

Prioritization-related policies are now available for public comment. Click here to review the draft prioritization policies.

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 The survey on LAHSA's website linked above will remain open until 12 pm on Wednesday, April 28, 2017.

As the CES Policy Development Work Group discusses and informs CES policies, draft policies will be available for public comment. Public comment will be shared with the CES Policy Council alongside the original draft for them to review and then revise or approve. The final product will be a complete set of CES Policies and Procedures, which will encompass a range of topics organized around the core components of CES: Access, Assessment, Prioritization, and Referral. Public comment will be sought for all policies included in this complete set.

The CES Policy Council meets monthly at the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, and meetings are open to the public. The next meeting is on Thursday, April 5 at 9:00 am (this meeting replaces the March CES Policy Council Meeting). For more information about the CES Policy Council and the policy development process click here. 

About the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA): 
The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) is a joint powers authority of the City and County of Los Angeles, created in 1993 to address the problems of homelessness in Los Angeles County. LAHSA is the lead agency in the HUD-funded Los Angeles Continuum of Care, and coordinates and manages over $243 million annually in federal, state, county and city funds for programs providing shelter, housing and services to homeless people.


CES Interim Guidance
Coordinated Entry System Policies
LA Continuum of Care Policies
Policy Guidance For Local Responses To Unsheltered Homelessness
Now Available: Multilingual System And Programmatic Documents