Ending Homelessness Partner Update


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During May, 52 people who were homeless (11 families and 17 single adults) were able to move into permanent housing from emergency shelters and transitional housing programs.  >> more

Fairfax Fares Well in National Homeless Pilot

The Fairfax-Falls Church Community Partnership to Prevent and End Homelessness participated in a pilot of the Ending Homelessness Benchmarking Tool developed by the National Alliance to End Homelessness (NAEH). Fairfax County was one of just two jurisdictions nationwide that piloted the tool. >> more

Four-Year Homeless Trends Presented to Governing Board

The Governing Board of the Community Partnership to Prevent and End Homelessness recently received a presentation on trends in homelessness in the Fairfax-Falls Church community. Based on the annual Point-in-Time counts, the number of persons who are homeless has dropped by 15.6 percent since 2008>> more

NVFS Collaborative Selected as Provider for Bridging Affordability Program

Fairfax County has selected the Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS) Collaborative as the provider for the new Bridging Affordability Program. The NVFS Collaborative’s application was the one most closely aligned with the performance goals set forth in the Housing Blueprint. >> more

Tom Barnett Joins OPEH

Tom Barnett has recently joined the Fairfax County Office to Prevent and End Homelessness (OPEH) as the new program manager. His direct service and leadership experience in service to families and individuals who are homeless is diverse and focused on helping people regain self-sufficiency. >> more

Request CSB "Bookmarks" to Distribute

The Fairfax-Falls Church Community Service Board (CSB) provides vital services for people of all ages in our community with mental illness, substance use disorders, intellectual disabilities and for young children with developmental delays. Contact Lara Larson to request CSB "bookmarks" that include information and key contact numbers for vital services offered>> more

Upcoming Trainings and Meetings

  • HMIS trainings scheduled for July. >> more
  • Regional meetings on homelessness. >> more
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    July 20, 2011 - Prepared by the Fairfax County Office to Prevent and End Homelessness and the Fairfax County Office of Public Affairs.
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