Lived Experience Advisory Committee Recruitment

The Office of Care Coordination on behalf of the Orange County Continuum of Care (CoC) is facilitating the Lived Experience Advisory Committee recruitment and selection process.  The Lived Experience Advisory Committee is a committee of the CoC Board. The purpose of the committee is to ensure that the voices and perspectives of individuals with current and/or past lived experience of homelessness are heard and considered in the decision-making process of the CoC Board, and provide a way to share recommendations and feedback on the CoC’s programs and services. The CoC aims to build a diverse and inclusive Committee.  As such, the following representation within the Lived Experience Advisory Committee is highly desirable:

  • Individual who experienced homelessness within the North Service Planning Area
  • Individual who experienced homelessness within the Central Service Planning Area
  • Individual who experienced homelessness within the South Service Planning Area
  • Individual who experienced homelessness as part of a family (household with a minor child)
  • Individual who served in the Armed Forces (veterans) and experienced homelessness
  • Individual who is age 18 to 24 (Transitional Aged Youth) and experienced homelessness
  • Individual who experienced homelessness as a result of Domestic Violence
  • Individual who represents the LGBTQ community and experienced homelessness
  • Individual who represents BIPOC (black, indigenous, and people of color) and experienced homelessness
  • Individual who represents behavioral health or disabling conditions and experienced homelessness

If you are interested in applying, please complete the Lived Experience Advisory Committee Membership Application and email it to CareCoordination@ochca.com.  The deadline to apply is May 15, 2021.

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