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About Us


Who We Are

The Continuum of Care Program is a US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Program designed to promote community-wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness. The Continuum of Care disperses HUD funds to numerous programs in Polk County to accomplish this goal through Rapid Rehousing, Permanent Supportive Housing, and Transitional Housing.

Board Members

Sue Wright, Chair Charles Hill,Vice Chair Angie Dethlefs-Trettin, Secretary Jill Padgett, Treasurer Rachel Adams Katie Albrecht-Snell Miah Baum Erich Burmeister Pat Coughlin Diamond Denney Lt. Cindy Donahue Russ Frazier Reverend Frederick Gaddy Charles Hill Patty Jennings Chris Johansen Amy Knudsen LeAzhane "NayNay" Leachmon Matt McNeece Renee Miller Catheri ...


The Polk County Continuum of Care is led by Executive Director Angie Arthur

Contact Us

For more information on the Polk County Continuum of Care, Contact us at: Angie Arthur, Executive Director Polk County Continuum of Care Board 505 5th Avenue, Suite 1000 Des Moines, IA 50309 E:  O: 515.282.3233