All Alabamians have a safe, decent and affordable
home with the support necessary to sustain it.
To BRIDGE the gap between
Housing and Homelessness.
A Balance of State (BoS) CoC typically covers a large geographic area, sometimes rural and non-contiguous jurisdictions. The Alabama Balance of State Continuum of Care (AL507 BoS CoC) was established in 2004 and currently covers forty-two (42) counties: Barbour, Bibb, Blount, Butler, Chambers, Chilton, Choctaw, Clarke, Clay, Cleburne, Coffee, Conecuh, Coosa, Covington, Crenshaw, Cullman, Dale, Dallas, Escambia, Fayette, Geneva, Greene, Hale, Henry, Houston, Jackson, Lamar, Lee, Macon, Marengo, Marshall, Monroe, Perry, Pickens, Pike, Randolph, Sumter, Talladega, Tallapoosa, Walker, Washington, and Wilcox.
42 rural counties of individuals, organizations and communities working together to end homelessness.
Our thoughts are with the beloved community of Selma, AL as they recover, restore and rebuild from the January 12, 2023, Disaster.
The Balance of State CoC STANDS WITH YOU!
Damage in Selma, Alabama, along Broad Street on January 12, 2023. (Courtesy Kenneth Martin)
Membership of the Alabama Balance of State CoC should consist of interested individuals and representatives from relevant organizations within the geographic area. Relevant organizations include nonprofit homeless assistance providers, victim service providers, faith-based organizations, governments, local chambers of commerce, local development authorities, businesses, advocates, local housing authorities, school districts, social service providers, mental health agencies, hospitals, colleges, technical schools, universities, affordable housing developers, landlords, law enforcement, and organizations that serve veterans and homeless and formerly homeless individuals.
The BoS Continuum has an open membership recruitment process for individuals and representatives who are interested in becoming a formal Member of the Balance of State Continuum of Care.