Note: COA's Shelter Services standards accommodate a range of shelters providing different levels of service intensity. Low demand shelters offer basic shelter services that include a roof, a place to sleep, and a meal; additional services may be offered, but use of services is not required. Enhanced shelters provide or make available a wide range of services and can require that residents use those services as a condition of stay.
Low Demand Shelters, Emergency Shelters, and Short-Term Shelters will complete: All applicable standards except SH 9, SH 10, and SH 11.
Enhanced Emergency Shelters, Enhanced Short-term Shelters, and Transitional Shelters will complete: All applicable standards except SH 10, and SH 11.
Shelters for Homeless and Runaway Children and Youth will complete:All applicable standards.