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Region 16 Homeless Housing Programs

Balance of State Continuum of Care
Homeless Planning Region 16

The Community Action Commission of Fayette County, in partnership with homeless planning Region 16, presents the Coordinated Entry process on this page.  The purpose of this page is to serve as a starting point for any individuals and service providers seeking information on how to access the homeless crisis response system in Clinton, Fayette, Highland, Pickaway, and Ross Counties.  Please continue to visit this website for details and updates.

These programs serve all households regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identification, age, familial status, or disability.

Community Resources for the Homeless & At-Risk

Region 16 Housing Inventory Chart 2017
Available Housing List
Fayette Co. Community Resource 2023
Fayette County Housing Resource 7.22
2023 Highland County Community Resource Directory
Region 16 Schools Homeless Liaison Info
Pickaway County Specific Resources
Ross County Specific Resources

Fayette County Landlord List

Ohio School Homeless Liaison Contact Info

Fayette County: Customer Satisfaction Survey

Region 16 Management & Structure

Bylaws & Operating Procedures
Regional Committees & Membership Rosters

Program Policies & Notices

CACFC IDOR Plan 4.2020

Region16 Coordinated Entry Plan
Region 16 RRH Policies Procedures CURRENT
Region 16 HP Policies and Procedures COVID revised 1.2021
Region 16 PSH Policies & Procedures
Case Closeout and Termination of Assistance
Domestic Violence Policy
Region16 Grievance Packet CURRENT-To be posted in office and can be provided to clients enrolled in housing programs.

Access Points in Region 16

Clinton County:

Clinton County Services for the Homeless- 36 Gallup Street, Wilmington, Ohio 45177; 937.382.7058

Highland County:

Highland County Homeless Shelter- 145 Homestead Avenue, Hillsboro, Ohio 45133; 937.393.0634

Fayette County:

Brick House Emergency Shelter- 320 North Hinde St, Washington C.H., Ohio 43160; 740.333.7580
Community Action- 1400 U.S. Route 22 NW, Washington C.H., Ohio 43160; 740.335.7282
Fayette Landing- 719 Rawlings St., Washington C.H., Ohio 43160; 740.895.6742 or 740.620.9016
Peace House- DV project- 1400 U.S. Route 22 NW, Washington C.H., Ohio 43160; office: 740.620.9862/ 24hr crisis line 740.505.0090

Pickaway County:

Sarah Gilpen: Mobile AP for Pickaway County 740.505.8919

Ross County:

Community Action: 250 North Woodbridge Avenue, Chillicothe, Ohio 45601; 740.702.7222

Diversion Assessment- (completed by Access Point)

HMIS DATA- RELEASE-ROI– This is completed for the HOH ONLY by the Access Point. In-Person Consent Form or Verbal Consent Form are both provided, use accordingly.
Diversion Assessment 10.30 – This form is completed by the Access Point for the Head of Household (HOH) ONLY. If Diversion is NOT successful, this form must be included in the CE File.
                                *If the household is NOT diverted, the Diversion Assessment MUST BE PRESENT in the Coordinated Entry File.

Coordinated Entry (CE) File- (completed by Access Point)

The Coordinated Entry (CE) File is the common file shared among ALL Homeless Service Providers in the region & is required to be completed for ALL referrals.

          1. CE Checklist-This form is to track required documents needed for the CE File.
          2. Diversion Form 8.2021- This was completed by Access Point during the Diversion Assessment & must be included in the CE File.
          3. Referral for ES/RRH/PSH (as applicable)- Will be completed & printed from HMIS when the SPDAT is completed & HOH provides verification of homelessness to Access Point
          4. Regional Universal Release Form-This form must be completed by Access Point.
          5. Diversion Data Release Forms – This form was completed for the HOH during the Diversion. If children are present in the HH, they MUST BE ADDED NOW.
          6. Homeless-Status-Documentation– This form must be completed by Access Point & be accompanied with verification of homelessness.
          7. HMIS AP Enrollment – Completed in HMIS by the AP. MUST be printed from HMIS & placed in file. Blank pdf copies are available on COHHIO’s website.
          8. Income Verification Forms– These forms must be completed by Access Point & be accompanied with required income documents if applicable.
          9. Copies of the entire HH’s PII.
          10. PSH-Forms Update 2023 ONLY completed by Access Point when referring HH to PSH
          12. Certification of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking
          13. Notice of occupancy under VAWA (12 & 13 must be included in client file and client must be given a copy)
        1. Please Note: Homeless program referrals require a VI-SPDAT score, which is provided through HMIS. Emergency Shelter’s MUST complete the VI-SPDAT within 5-8 days of HH enrollment into their homeless emergency shelter program & maintain a signed copy of the completed VI-SPDAT in the HH’s file. All VI-SDPAT’s must be completed within 5-8 days of AP enrollment, with the exception of TAY, Unsheltered & those with prior homelessness which can be done the same day they present. If a blank print out of a VI-SPDAT is needed, please use the following link for a printable version the appropriate VI-SPDAT: 

      Rapid Re-Housing (RRH)