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Regional Structure

The Indiana Balance of State Continuum of Care includes 91 of the 92 counties in the state. These counties are categorized into 16 individual regions, which are overseen by regional planning councils and the chairperson(s) that lead them. These councils meet regularly to develop and implement strategies for homelessness alleviation. Each region is in contact with and shares a Memorandum of Understanding with the IN-502 BOS CoC Board of Directors.

2023-2024 Regional Winter Contingency Plans

Please note these plans are effective through April 1, 2024, and are subject to change. For additional information, please contact the applicable Regional Chair(s).

Click here to access the 2023-2024 Winter Contingency Plans

Regional Structure

NOTE: All meeting dates and times referenced below are also held virtually.  Individuals who wish to attend a Regional Planning Council meeting should contact the Chairperson for meeting details and a virtual invitation.

Region 1

Porter, LaPorte, Starke, Jasper, Newton, Pulaski counties

Chairpersons: Abby JohnsonLisa Swayne, and Mike Kilbourne

PIT Coordinators: Porter - Abby Johnson and LaPorte - Ed Seal

CE Contact: Ed Seal

Region 1A

Lake County

Chairpersons: LaRanza Carson and Teshezia George

PIT Coordinator: Abby Johnson

CE ContactAbby Johnson

Region 2

Elkhart, Marshall, Fulton, Kosciusko counties

Chairpersons: Kayevonne Parham and Mary Bales

PIT Coordinator: Mary Bales

CE Contacts: Andrew Diener

Region 2A

St. Joseph County

Chairpersons: Lani Vivirito and Carl Hetler

PIT Coordinator: Lani Vivirito

CE Contact: Mary Bales

Region 3

Lagrange, Steuben, Noble, De Kalb, Whitley, Allen, Huntington, Wells, and Adams counties

Chairperson: Erin Ness

PIT Coordinator: Erin Ness

CE Contact: Pam Brookshire

Region 4

White, Benton, Carroll, Clinton, Tippecanoe, Montgomery, Fountain, Warren counties

Chairpersons: Briton Weise, Megan Lyons and Michelle Dearing

PIT Coordinator: Jennifer Layton

CE Contact: Michelle Dearing

Region 5

Cass, Miami, Wabash, Howard, Tipton counties

Chairpersons: Angela Ciski and Dennine Smith

PIT Coordinator: Angela Ciski

CE Contact: Debbie Norris

Region 6

Grant, Blackford, Jay, Delaware, Randolph, Henry counties

Chairperson: Frank Baldwin

PIT Coordinator: Watasha Barnes Griffin

CE Contact: Watasha Barnes Griffin

Region 7

Vermillion, Parke, Putnam, Clay, Vigo, Sullivan counties

Chairpersons: Lea Durbin and Kelli Fuller

PIT Coordinators: Danielle Elkins

CE Contact: Jesse Malone

Region 8

Boone, Hamilton, Madison, Hancock, Hendricks counties

Chairpersons: Amber Gordon and Erick Chepkwony

PIT Coordinator: Amber Gordon

CE Contact: Amber Gordon

Region 9

Wayne, Rush, Fayette, Union, Franklin counties

Chairpersons: Jessica Burton and Donielle R. Harleman

PIT Coordinators: Jessica Burton and Donielle R. Harleman

CE Contact: Donna Tegeler

Region 10

Morgan, Owen, Greene, Monroe, Lawrence, Martin counties

Chairperson: Emily Pike

PIT Coordinator: Jennifer Jenkins

CE Contacts: Danielle Sorden

Region 11

Johnson, Shelby, Decatur, Brown, Bartholomew, Jennings, Jackson, counties

Chairpersons: Carrie Kruse and Elaine Breeck

PIT Coordinator: Elaine Breeck

CE Coordinator: Elaine Breeck

Region 12

Daviess, Dubois, Perry, Spencer, Warrick, Vanderburgh, Posey, Gibson, Pike, Knox counties

Chairperson: Zachary Heronemus

PIT Coordinator: Sierra Riordan Meador

CE Contact: Sierra Riordan Meador and Jillian Hall

Region 13

Orange, Washington, Scott, Jefferson, Clark, Floyd, Harrison, Crawford counties

Chairpersons: Brandi Pirtle and Leslea Townsend Cronin

PIT Coordinator: Brandi Pirtle

CE Contact: Brandi Pirtle

Region 14

Ripley, Dearborn, Ohio, Switzerland counties

Chairperson: Mike Creech and Brian Niese

PIT Coordinator: Mike Creech and Brian Niese

CE Contact: Brian Niese