The mission statement :

To empower all citizens of Carroll County to be self-sufficient, have stable housing and a safe, healthy life by maximizing community collaboration.

The vision statement:

One community, home for all.


Designated by the Board of Carroll County Commissioners in April 1997, the (CoCHB) is a voluntary board composed of concerned citizens and organizations representing Carroll County’s system of outreach, engagement and assessment; prevention; emergency shelter; rapid re-housing; transitional housing; permanent housing; and supportive services.

The CoCHB represents through its membership the many sub-populations impacted by homelessness as well as homeless or formerly homeless individuals.  The membership also represents the many and varied organizations working on behalf of those in need in Carroll County, Maryland.

Community participation through CoCHB meetings are welcome!
Regular meetings are held virtually on the second Tuesday of every other month, 8:30 a.m.-10:30am. (see calendar for link to join & meeting agenda)

CoCHB Co-Chairpersons :
Celene E. Steckel, Director, Carroll County Government Department of Citizen Services
Tammy Black, Executive Director, Access Carroll
Questions? Contact CoCHB Recording Secretary:
Jason Martin, Administrative Assistant, Department of Citizen Services
To learn more about the Carroll County Circle of Caring Homelessness Board, view the Governance and Policy Statements on the left hand menu!