Ending Homelessness Partner Update


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Real People ~ Real Results

During March 2011, 50 people who were homeless (12 families and 18 single adults) were able to move into permanent housing from emergency shelters and transitional housing programs.  >> more


VOAC Receives Grant to Combat Chronic Homelessness

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded a $306,000 Continuum of Care grant to Volunteers of America Chesapeake (VOAC) to help people who are chronically homeless at the Baileys Crossroads Community Shelter. >> more


2011 Point-in-Time Count Highlights

On Jan. 26, 2011, there were 1,549 people who were literally homeless in the Fairfax-Falls Church community. The number of people counted remained stable in spite of the current economic conditions, and lower levels of employment and income among people who are homeless. >> more


Hypothermia Prevention Brings In Results

This past winter, a collaborative effort of nonprofits, faith-based communities and government agencies was able to prevent any loss of life due to hypothermia in the Fairfax-Falls Church community. Hundreds of residents worked diligently to bring in our most vulnerable neighbors from the cold by providing shelter and supports during the cold winter months.  >> more


Kicking Off "Ready to Rent"

The Housing Locator Network is implementing nationally recognized "Ready to Rent" training for people who are homeless and currently being served by the Housing Opportunities Support Teams (HOST). >> more


Save the Date: Faith Communities Housing Engagement June 1

Join the Governing Board of the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Partnership to Prevent and End Homelessness and Enterprise Community Partners, Inc., to learn how your faith community can make an impact and move us forward with the 10-year plan to end homelessness.  >> more


Upcoming Trainings and Meetings

  • HMIS trainings scheduled for May and July. >> more
  • Regional meetings on homelessness. >> more

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    May 11, 2011 - Prepared by the Fairfax County Office to Prevent and End Homelessness and the Fairfax County Office of Public Affairs.
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