Leslie Brewer, Board President of HRCS
Director of Advocacy Services, Placer Independent Resource Services
(530) 885-6100, ext. 13
Scott Thurmond, Continuum of Care Coordinator/Consultant
The Roseville/Rocklin/Placer-Nevada Counties Continuum of care promotes community-wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness; provides recommendations for funding to local non-profit providers to quickly re-house homeless individuals and families to minimize trauma and dislocation; promotes access to, and effective utilization of, maintsream resources, and optimizes self-sufficiency among individuals and families experiencing homelessness through coordination and collaboration.
The Continuum is a broad-based coalition of homeless housing and shelter providers, consumers, advocates and government representatives, working together to shape planning and decision-making. Since 2014, the Homeless Resource Council of the Sierras (HRCS) has provided leadership and coordination of Placer and Nevada County's Continuum of Care planning process. The HRCS is a private non-profit partnership that ensures comprehensive, regional coordination of efforts and resources to reduce the number of homeless persons, as well as the number at risk of homelessness.
The Roseville/Rocklin/Placer-Nevada Counties Continuum of Care system consists of six core components including: