United Way of Will County will lead efforts to prevent and end homelessness in Will, Kendall, and Grundy Counties
The United Way of Will County has been selected to serve as the new Lead Agency for the Will County Continuum of Care (CoC) network, a collaborative partnership of local organizations dedicated to preventing and ending homelessness in Will, Kendall, and Grundy Counties. The selection was made by the CoC’s Governance & Oversight Council and the transition will be complete June 1.
“The United Way of Will County’s background in grant-making, fostering partnerships and developing solutions to the challenges facing our community make them an excellent choice to serve as Lead Agency,” said Martha Sojka, CoC Governance & Oversight Council member and Will County Community Development Administrator.
The Continuum of Care is tasked with tracking and managing all responsibilities of the network. Will County Center for Community Concerns (WCCCC) has been serving in this Lead Agency role for 22 years.