Please call 211 if you are experiencing homelessness.
The Homeless Programs Team will provide leadership on homelessness and housing in partnership with local, state and federal stakeholders to build, promote and support collaborative approaches that will connect housing and services to meet the needs of the most vulnerable citizens in Colorado
All Coloradoans have a place to call home.
Meet the Team
Chris Roe (Homeless Programs Specialist - Persons with Disabilities)
Chris Roe has been with the Colorado Department of Local Affairs, Division of Housing (DOH) for Fifteen years. He is the Homeless Programs Specialist – Persons with Disabilities. He provides technical assistance on housing issues and program support for Fort Lyon, Colorado Choice Transitions and the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration grant in Colorado Springs. He has administered the Housing Choice Voucher Homeownership, Project Based Voucher, Shelter Plus Care, the Section 8 Mod Rehab Programs, and works with organizations to develop housing resources for persons with special needs.
Prior to coming to the Division of Housing Chris worked as a therapist and supervisor for the day treatment program for persons with behavioral health issues at Arapahoe/Douglas Mental Health Network and supervised programs that provide housing counseling and transitional housing at Community Housing Services, Inc. (CHSI).
Liesl Begnaud (MSW, Homeless Programs Team)
As a part of the Homeless Programs Team, Liesl provides over site and program management for the Shelter Plus Care, HUD funded grant for Metro Denver, Colorado Springs and Balance of State; She is also currently managing the State Housing Voucher Program and assisting in the launch of the C-SHARP housing program for offenders. The housing programs provide housing subsidies for homeless persons with mental illness and/or substance abuse. Prior to coming to Division of Housing, Liesl worked with several Denver area non-profit organizations, developing and managing homeless prevention programs.