Ending Homelessness Partner Update - May 2012


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Real People ~ Real Results

During March, 66 people who were homeless (15 families and 15 single adults) moved into permanent housing from emergency shelters and transitional housing programs.  >> more


2012 Point-in-Time Count Highlights

There were 1,534 people counted this year in the Fairfax-Falls Church community who were homeless on the night of January 25, 2012. This is a reduction of one percent (15 people) from the number reported in the January 2011 Point-in-Time Count. >> more


Family Shelter Intake Redesign

As of March 30, 2012 the Fairfax-Falls Church Partnership to Prevent and End Homelessness has implemented new policies and procedures to ensure that those who are homeless receive shelter quickly and to increase prevention efforts for families at risk of experiencing homelessness. >> more


The Chairman's Perspective 

As we enter our fourth year of the 10-Year Plan, there are a few important aspects we should consider to ensure success in preventing and ending homelessness in our community. Governing Board Chairman Michael O'Reilly has provided his thoughts on some of these points. >> more


Upcoming Trainings and Meetings

  • HMIS training scheduled for May. >> more
  • Regional HOST meetings on homelessness. >> more
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    May 9, 2012 - Prepared by the Fairfax County Office to Prevent and End Homelessness and the Fairfax County Office of Public Affairs.
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