Ending Homelessness Partner Update


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Real People ~ Real Results

During April 2011, 25 people who were homeless (4 families and 14 single adults) were able to move into permanent housing from emergency shelters and transitional housing programs. >> more


OPEH Receives Best Government Housing Initiative Award

Fairfax County Office to Prevent and End Homelessness received the Best Government Housing Initiative Award from Housing Association of Nonprofit Developers (HAND). Each year, HAND recognizes the finest in housing related projects, programs and organizations in Maryland, D.C. and Northern Virginia. >> more


2010-2011 Close-up: Winter Seasonal Programs

This past winter season, our community was successful in bringing in our most vulnerable neighbors from the cold and preventing loss of life due to hypothermia; 1,027 people were served, a decrease of 151 people from last season>> more


Housing Locator Network Keeps Growing

For two years, the Fairfax-Falls Church Housing Locator Network has become one of the most visible signs on how homeless services have evolved to include more collaboration and partnership. Since January 2011, housing locators have successfully placed 110 households in permanent housing. >> more


Faith Leaders and Community Partners Discuss Housing and Homelessness

More than 200 religious leaders, housing advocates, elected officials and others came together at the first Faith Community Housing Engagement event on June 1, to discuss how faith communities can help provide affordable housing and housing resources for people who are homeless.  >> more


Upcoming Trainings and Meetings

  • HMIS trainings scheduled for June and July. >> more
  • Regional meetings on homelessness. >> more
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    June 23, 2011 - Prepared by the Fairfax County Office to Prevent and End Homelessness and the Fairfax County Office of Public Affairs.
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