Ending Homelessness Partner Update - March 2012


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Special Edition: 2011 Snapshot

The Fairfax-Falls Church Community Partnership to Prevent and End Homelessness has released its second annual snapshot of communitywide data that reflects the outcomes of its 10-year plan goals, the partnership's collective successes and challenges, and the tremendous need that still exists in the community. >> more


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Bringing People Home

The goal of ending homelessness will be achieved by meeting people where they are and focusing on helping them quickly obtain and maintain appropriate permanent housing.The 10-Year plan calls for 2,650 housing units to be made available over the 10-year period to end homelessness in our community.  >> more


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Preventing Homelessness

Prevention is the single most cost-effective and humane intervention for addressing homelessness. Many people who become homeless could have remained in their homes and returned to self-sufficiency with some limited assistance. Our community has helped many people remain in their homes thanks to the efforts of this partnership. >> more


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Unsheltered Outreach

Our community works every day to provide shelter, services and support to those who live unsheltered in the woods or on the streets. Because of the collaborative efforts of the partnership, no unsheltered individuals died in FY 2011 due to hypothermia. We are pleased to be able to provide programs that seek to engage people in services that they need and, ultimately if they are interested, get them housed. >> more


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Keeping Families Together

Many children, families and single adults in our community face the threats of homelessness. Our community works tirelessly to provide shelter and housing programs for these many individuals who often are victims of domestic violence or live doubled up with family or friends. >> more



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Community Partnership

The 10-Year Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness was written by the community, and all efforts to implement the plan belong to the community. With this in mind, nearly every step that has been taken has been made by a consortium of partners from the business, faith-based, nonprofit and local government communities. >> more


March 7, 2012 - Prepared by the Fairfax County Office to Prevent and End Homelessness and the Fairfax County Office of Public Affairs. To request this information in an alternate format, call 703-324-9492, TTY 711. A Fairfax County, Va., publication.


 


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