Ending Homelessness Partner Update - February 2013


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During December 2012, 85 people who were homeless (23 families and 11 single adults) moved into permanent housing from emergency shelters and transitional housing programs. >> more

Kicking Off 100K Homes Fairfax: A Home for All

The Fairfax-Falls Church Community Partnership to Prevent and End Homelessness kicks off the “100K Homes Fairfax: A Home for All” campaign on Saturday, Feb. 23 with Registry Week. During this week volunteers will create a registry (to include names, photos and quantitative information) of the most vulnerable and chronically homeless people in our community. We need your help. >> more

CoC Homeless Assistance Grant Application Submitted

On Jan. 18, the annual Continuum of Care (CoC) Homeless Assistance Grant applications were submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). This included an enhanced application on behalf of the entire CoC including reporting on outcomes and progress, as well as an extensive section on strategic planning and direction. >> more

Point-in-Time Count Conducted on Jan. 30

More than 90 staff members from public and private homeless service providers received training on collecting data for the count at three training sessions conducted throughout the county. This year, the Fairfax County Office to Prevent and End Homelessness developed a new system of data collection and entry for those programs not reporting their data in the Homeless Management Information System.  >> more

Helping Our Neighbors Find Their Way Home

The Advocacy Committee of the Governing Board of the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Partnership has finished production of a Public Service Announcement entitled Helping Our Neighbors Find Their Way Home. Please view and share this dynamic tool to help end homelessness. >> more

Governing Board Adds Three New Members

The Governing Board of the Community Partnership to Prevent and End Homelessness welcomes new board members Mary Kimm, Connection Newspapers; David Meyer with the City of Fairfax; and Stacey Kincaid from the Fairfax County Sheriff's Office. >> more

Upcoming Trainings and Meetings

  • HMIS trainings and data quality update. >> more
  • Regional HOST meetings on homelessness. >> more
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       February 13, 2013 - Prepared by the Fairfax County Office to Prevent and End Homelessness and the Fairfax County Office of Public Affairs.
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