West Central Illinois Continuum of Care Consortium (WCICCC) was developed in April of 1997 with the intent of helping communities to develop comprehensive and long-term solutions to address the problem of homelessness in their communities. Adams, Brown, Cass, Hancock, Henderson, McDonough, Morgan, Pike, Schuyler, Scott, and Warren are the counties represented by WCICCC.
Due to the large geographic area covered, the WCICCC is broken down into three sub-regions. The boundary of the sub-regions corresponds to the service area of the three community action agencies in the region. By breaking the region into sub-regions, gaps and other homelessness issues are easier to analyze.
Since 1999’s HUD Continuum of Care grant competition, WCICCC has been successful in obtaining nine grants for a total of fourteen units of transitional housing and eleven units of permanent supportive housing. To date, three agencies have been approved to receive HUD funds in WCICCC regions. Each sub-region has an organization receiving HUD funding.