Durham, NC Continuum of Care (CoC)

Downtown Durham Skyline


The Durham Continuum of Care (CoC) seeks to prevent, reduce, and end homelessness through effective and coordinated community-wide efforts and services. The Durham CoC coordinates the homeless housing system service provisions for the City of Durham and Durham County. 

The Durham CoC's purpose is to:

  • Promote community-wide goals to end homelessness.
  • Provide funding to quickly re-house homeless people while minimizing trauma and dislocation.
  • Promote access to and effective use of mainstream programs by homeless individuals and families.
  • Optimize self-sufficiency among individuals and families experiencing homelessness.