Relevant Acronym Glossary

AA - Alcoholics Anonymous

ADA - Americans with Disabilities Act

BH - Behavioral Health

CAP - Cascade Aids Project

CC - Clackamas County

CCP - Coordinated Community Plan

CHA - Coordinated Housing Access (Coordinated Entry)

CoCSC - Continuum of Care Steering Committee

CoDA - Codependents Anonymous

CSH - Corporation for Supportive Housing

C-TEC - Career Technical Education Center

CWS - Clackamas Women’s Services

DD - Developmental Disability

DHS - Department of Human Services

DOJ - US Department of Justice

DV - Domestic Violence

e-SNAPS - Electronic Special Needs Assistance Programs (HUD’s Grant Management System)

EMO - Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon

ESG - Emergency Solutions Grant

FHA - Fair Housing Act

FYI - Foster Youth to Independence Initiative

H3s - Clackamas County Health, Housing and Human Services

HACC - Housing Authority of Clackamas County

HIPAA - Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

HMIS - Homeless Management Information System

HUD - US Department of Housing and Development

IDA - Individual Development Account (Financial Program)

IDD - Intellectual and Developmental Disability

JJ - Juvenile Justice

LEDIC - Leaders of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Council

LGBTQIA+ - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, Asexual/Agender/Ally, +

Clackamas MHC - Clackamas Mental Health Clinic

MOU - Memorandum of Understanding

NA - Narcotics Anonymous

NCHE - National Center for Homeless Education

OHA - Oregon Health Authority

OYA - Oregon Youth Authority

OYAI -  Opioid Youth Affected Initiative

PACE - Parent and Child Enrichment Program

PIT Count - Point In Time Count

PSH - Permanent and Supportive Housing

PSU - Portland State University

PSS - Peer Support Specialist

PYD - Positive Youth Development

RFP - Request for Proposal

RxOT - Prescription Opioid Task Force

SAMHSA - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

SBHC - School-Based Health Center

Section 8 - Housing Assistance Program

SNAP/TANF - Special Needs Assistance Programs/Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

SPG - Strategic Planning Group

SPMI - Serious/Severe and Persistent Mental Illness

TA - Technical Assistance

TAY - Transition-Age Youth

TH-RRH - Transitional Housing-Rapid Rehousing

TIC - Trauma-Informed Care

TLR - The Living Room for LGBTQ Youth

Tri County - Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas Counties

YAB - Youth Action Board

YHDP - Youth Housing Demonstration Project

YSPN - Clackamas County Youth Service Provider Network

YYA - Youth and Young Adults

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