TITLE 40
Human services

CHAPTER 40-17
Support of Homeless

SECTION 40-17-3


§ 40-17-3 Duties and responsibilities of council.

The duties and responsibilities of the council shall be:

(1) To participate in the process of developing a strategic plan to end homelessness aligned with the federal strategic plan to end homelessness that will serve to reduce the number of homeless individuals and families in Rhode Island;

(2) To coordinate services for the homeless among state agencies and instrumentalities, community-based organizations, faith-based organizations, volunteer organizations, advocacy groups and businesses;

(3) To coordinate services not specifically for the homeless, but from which the homeless may benefit, among state agencies and instrumentalities, community-based organizations, faith-based organizations, volunteer organizations, advocacy groups and businesses; and

(4) To identify and seek to remedy gaps in services, specifically in the area of making provisions for the availability, use and permanent funding stream for permanent supportive housing.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1987, ch. 278, § 1; P.L. 2011, ch. 348, § 1; P.L. 2011, ch. 359, § 1.)