Our Mission: To provide leadership for the elimination of homelessness in Lucas County.

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Toledo Lucas County Homelessness Board (TLCHB)

The Toledo Lucas County Homelessness Board serves as the governing body of the Toledo Lucas County Continuum of Care. Composed of 17 representatives of the local community including; public sector, private sector, business sector, faith-based organizations, funders, and TAAEH, its mission, primary function, vision, and core strategy are outlined below:

  • Mission – To provide leadership for the elimination of homelessness in Lucas County
  • Primary Function – Plan for and oversee a coordinated, comprehensive, and targeted response to homelessness in Toledo/Lucas County
  • Vision – All Toledo/Lucas County citizens desiring to be “homed” will be,“ Homed” is living in safe, affordable permanent housing with adequate resources and support systems to achieve one’s potential and contribute to the well-being of one’s household and community
  • Core Strategy – CASE Plan (Community Alliance and Strategic Efforts to End Homelessness Plan)


  • Craig Gebers, President
  • Karen Wu, Vice President
  • Mike Fehlen, Treasurer
  • Heather Baker, Secretary
  • Scott Sylak
  • Evelyn McKinney
  • Rodney Schuster
  • Dave Rejiester
  • Robert Stevens
  • Julie Embree
  • Bianca Guerra
  • Laura Jenkins



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TLCHB 2015 Board Minutes

TLCHB 2014 Board Minutes

TLCHB 2013 Board Minutes

TLCHB 2012 Board Minutes

TLCHB 2011 Board Minutes

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Recent Blog Posts

December 22, 2015 |

Statement of Qualifications for Consulting

The TLCHB, the locally sanctioned HUD Homeless Continuum of Care (CoC) entity for the City of Toledo and Lucas...

October 5, 2015 |

Meeting Notice: 2015 Grant Applications for Continuum of Care Program

Toledo Lucas County Homelessness Board will release and review grant applications for the FY 2015 U.S. Department...

September 28, 2015 |

Number of Homeless Students Grows More than 70% since 2007-2008: National Low Income Housing Coalition

New data from the U.S. Department of Education show that the number of homeless children in public schools...

September 18, 2015 |

COHHIO Webinar: Harm Reduction and approaches for People with Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders for Housing Programs

On, Thursday, September 17th, COHHIO hosted a webinar with a representative of Case Western Reserve...

August 24, 2015 |

SAMHSA Training: Privacy and Confidentiality in HMIS: 42 CFR Part 2_12

Source: Privacy and Confidentiality in HMIS: 42 CFR Part...

August 24, 2015 |

USICH Training Added: Non-Time-Limited Housing for Youth

View training here. USICH hosted a webinar, Non-Time-Limited Housing for Youth, on Thursday, August 13. In...

August 13, 2015 |

It’s unconstitutional to ban the homeless from sleeping outside, the federal government says – The Washington Post

The Justice Department steps into a case that could have broader implications. Source: It’s unconstitutional to...

August 4, 2015 |

HUD Releases HMIS Standards/Dictionary 3.0

On Monday, HUD released version 3.0 of the HMIS Standards Manual and Dictionary. The version marks a major change...

July 22, 2015 |

Activists transform anti-homeless spikes into a bed in London

Activists transform anti-homeless spikes into a bed in London via...

July 10, 2015 |

HUD Performance Indicators Update

In May, HUD Released their performance indicator update. You can see the announcement, as well as the guide and...

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