Coordinated Entry (CE) System

The Continuum of Care (CoC) Program interim rule under the HEARTH Act requires that all CoCs implement a Coordinated Entry (CE) system and to do so in collaboration with their local ESG grantees. CE is defined to mean a centralized or coordinated process designed to coordinate program participant intake, assessment, and provision of referrals.

Statewide CE Assessment Tool

CES Stakeholders Motion May 2018

CES Assessment Tool Moving Forward Newsletter May 2018

Statewide CE Planning and Implementation

Coordinated Entry Information for Housing Developers, Owners and Property Managers

Coordinated Entry Flyer

HUD Coordinated Entry Policy Brief

HUD Coordinated Entry Notice January 2017

CES Status Checklist 2017

Approved Strategic Plan

Approved Minnesota Statewide CE Policy and Procedures

Implementation Checklist

Interim Decision Group (IDG)


Affirmative Marketing Strategy

Denial Form - Agency

Denial Form - Client

Fact Sheet I

Fact Sheet II

Diversion Screening

Prioritization and Referral Framework

Sample Checklist

Sample Work Plan

Scattered Site or Voucher Program Housing Referral

Site Based Programs - Housing Referral

MOU COC and Provider Agency Template

MOU COC and Subcontractor for CES Coordination Template - coming soon


Minnesota Contacts by Region

SE MN Coordinated Entry System (CES) Access Points

SW MN Coordinated Entry System (CES) Access Points