COC coordinator hired

Jennifer Griggs will coordinate county’s efforts to address homelessness

Jennifer Griggs has been hired as coordinator for the Butte Countywide Homeless Continuum of Care (CoC).

She’s lived in Butte County since 1974 and brings with her a business background and experience in operations and customer service, as well as a desire to give back to the community, according to a CoC press release.

As coordinator, Griggs will support grant-writing, facilitation of the Point-in-Time Homeless Survey, organizational development and planning, communication between the agency and nonprofits, and addressing the 10-year strategy to end homelessness.

This position is funded by the city of Chico, Butte County Behavioral Health and Employment and Social Services departments and the county’s Housing Authority.