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Since 1995, the Pasadena Partnership to End Homelessness has served as the lead agency for the Pasadena Continuum of Care. The Continuum of Care (CoC) is a planning process implemented by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in 1994. As one of the largest sources of federal funding for programs that address the needs of people who are homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless, HUD recognized the need for a more coordinated, collaborative, and community-driven approach to allocating resources to communities. The Continuum of Care process is the process by which communities identify local needs, develop strategies, and submit a single application to HUD for funding for programs designed to meet the needs in the community.

The Pasadena Partnership is governed by a Board of Directors composed of representatives from the community. In its role as the lead agency for the CoC, the Pasadena Partnership promotes integrated, community-wide strategies and plans to prevent and end homelessness; provides coordination among the numerous local organizations and initiatives that serve the homeless population, and manage the CoC’s single, comprehensive grant application to HUD for McKinney-Vento funding which includes Continuum of Care funds and State Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds.

Our Mission

The Pasadena Partnership to End Homelessness is dedicated to planning and developing evidence-based strategies to prevent and end homelessness in Pasadena, CA.


COVID-19 remains a rapidly evolving public health crisis and the CoC will provide updated information to providers and community members as it becomes available.

Recent Announcements

HEAP & CESH Workshop

The Pasadena Partnership is pleased to share our HEAP RFA for two years of funding for the following funding areas: Emergency ShelterHousing LocatorsDirect Healthcare ServicesCapital Improvements We are also pleased to share our CESH RFA for…

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New Homelessness Funding Survey

In June 2018, Governor Brown signed Senate Bill (SB 850) into law which authorizes $500 million in flexible block grant funding across the state. The Homeless Emergency Aid Program is…

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