Ongoing Collaborations


Orange County Takedown Committee Conference Call/Meeting

Location: Phone Conference/2100 N. Broadway Santa Ana CA, 92706

Day/Time: Phone Conference: Every Wednesday, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
*The 1st Wednesday of the month is an in-person meeting*

Who Should Attend: Representatives from government, private, nonprofit, and faith based organizations

Goal: To meet weekly and discuss homeless Veterans on the Takedown by-name list, in order to share resources and provide consistent housing options to all Veterans on the list. The Takedown List is a tool that keeps track of all homeless Veterans in Orange County and ensures no Veteran falls through the cracks.

For More Information: Contact Brandon Melvin at or Edgar Ramos at

OC Priority 1 Veteran Housing Committee General Meeting

Location: 2100 N. Broadway Santa Ana CA, 92706

Day/Time: The last Monday of each month from 1:00 PM-2:30 PM 

Who Should Attend: Representatives from government, private, nonprofit, and faith based organizations

Goal: Collaboration that creates Community plan to end Veteran Homelessness and to discuss and create solutions for the 9 identified barriers facing homeless Veterans in Orange County. 

For More Information: Contact Brandon Melvin at or Edgar Ramos at

Anaheim Homeless Collaborative

Location: Anaheim Central Library - 500 West Broadway, Anaheim (in the basement meeting room). 

Day/Time: 2nd Wednesday of the month from 12-1:30pm. 

Who Should Attend: Service providers that work with Anaheim residents.

Goal: Multi-sector collaborative that addresses homelessness in Anaheim. 

For More Information: Click here or email

OCVMFC Housing and Homeless Working Group Meetings

Location: Rotating locations

Day/Time: 3rd Monday of every month from 10:00 am -11:30 am 

For More Information: Email Rochelle Mills

Collaboration to Assist Motel Families (CAMF)

Location: Downtown Community Center, 250 E. Center Street, Anaheim, CA 92805

Day/Time: 1st Tuesday of the month from 9:30 am to 11:00 am (2nd Tuesday if the 1st Tuesday is a holiday)

Who Should Attend: Service providers and individuals from the City of Anaheim and surrounding cities, school districts, local government, and community based organizations serving individuals and families residing in Orange County motels.

Goal: To help meet the needs of families living in motels by providing services and tools necessary for the families to achieve self-sufficiency.

For More Information: Email Linda Russell or Email Pamela Sepulveda

Financial Stability Alliance

Location: Orange County United Way, 18012 Mitchell Avenue South, Irvine, CA 92614

Day/Time: 2nd Monday of every month from 3:30pm – 5:00pm

Who Should Attend: Human service providers offering financial stability and self-sufficiency services.

Goal: To increase the capacity and efficacy of financial stability service providers through collaboration

For More Information: Email Brenyale Toomer-Byas 

Housing Education Forum

Location: Sisters of St. Joseph Auditorium, 480 S. Batavia Street in Orange 92868

Day/Time: 1st Thursday of every month from 11:30am to 1:00pm

Who Should Attend: Housing developers, health and human service providers, low-income housing advocates, government agencies, businesses, and other interested parties

Goal: To influence public policy in order to promote the development of permanent affordable housing

For More Information: View the Kennedy Commission's website, email Linda Tang, or call her at 949-250-0909.

OCREP (Orange County Re-Entry Partnership)

Location: Locations vary. 

Day/Time: OCREP general membership meets second Tuesday of every other month from 3:00pm – 5:00pm.

Who Should Attend: Representatives from government, private, nonprofit, and faith based organizations are encouraged to attend

Goal: OCREP is a community based networking system designed to examine Orange County’s inmate reentry practices and improve the community-based services provided to persons who are released from jail or prison into Orange County Communities

For More Information: Visit their website.

County of Orange Board of Supervisors

Location: Hall of Administration, 333 West Santa Ana Boulevard, 1st Floor, Santa Ana, CA 92701

Day/Time: Every Tuesday. 

For More Information:Click here to view the schedule or to sign up for email updates. 

Early Care and Education Network of Orange County

Location: Hall of Administration, 333 West Santa Ana Boulevard, 1st Floor, Santa Ana, CA 92701

For More Information: Email Jazmine Ward or call her at 714-966-4331