Our Mission & Charter

CCHA Mission: 
The Chittenden County Homeless Alliance is a coalition of individuals, organizations, and government entities who support our vision of a safe, decent, affordable, stable home for every person and family in Chittenden County.  Our mission is to end homelessness in Chittenden County by being a forum for gathering information, building consensus, coordinating efforts, and advocating the end of homelessness through prevention, early intervention, and remediation.

CCHA Vision:
The Chittenden County Homeless Alliance envisions a future in which every person and family in Chittenden County has a permanent, safe, decent, affordable home and the necessary means and community supports to sustain it.

⇒ CCHA Governance Charter


⇒ Executive Committee 2019:


Margaret Bozik, Champlain Housing Trust

Travis Poulin, Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity

Jane Helmstetter, Agency of Human Services

Laura Wilson, Cathedral Square

Lacey Smith, Burlington Police Department

Val Russell, Community Economic Development Office


⇒ Other Governing Documents:


CCHA Coordinated Entry Policies and Procedures

Vermont Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) Governance Charter

CCHA Affirmative Outreach and Marketing Policy

CCHA Education Services Policy

CCHA Emergency Transfer Plan

CCHA Non-Discrimination Policy