Ending Homelessness Partner Update - October 2012


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Real People ~ Real Results

During August, 70 people who were homeless (18 families and 13 single adults) moved into permanent housing from emergency shelters and transitional housing programs. Also, latest Regional Highlights.  >> more

Thoughts and Perspectives from CAC Members

Consumer Advisory Council (CAC) members bring different perspectives and their own sets of homeless experiences to the council’s discussions and together they serve as a collective voice for the local homeless community. Establishing a group of consumers was included in the 10-Year Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness and is a critical element of the Plan’s success. >> more

Save the Date: Jeans Day Dec. 14

The Fairfax-Falls Church Community Partnership to Prevent and End Homelessness, Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce and Connection Newspapers partner to present the Second Annual Jeans Day to Put the ZIP on Homelessness on Dec.14. >> more

HUD Continuum of Care Grant Process Started

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that the annual Continuum of Care (CoC) grant application process may begin in mid- to late October. The Fairfax-Falls Church CoC is registered to participate in the application, and the local process to review the renewal projects has already begun. A total of over $6.4 million in HUD funds is included in 27 renewal projects that will be part of the application.  >> more

Survey on Partner Update

The Partner Update newsletter strives to document the various activities taking place throughout the Fairfax-Falls Church community. Please take a few minutes to complete this survey so we can better serve and learn from you, our residents and partners. >> more

Upcoming Trainings and Meetings

  • "Train-the-Trainer" for PiT Count >> more
  • HMIS trainings scheduled for October. >> more
  • Regional HOST meetings on homelessness. >> more
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       October 17, 2012 - Prepared by the Fairfax County Office to Prevent and End Homelessness and the Fairfax County Office of Public Affairs.
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