Ending Homelessness Partner Update


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Real People ~ Real Results

During June, 68 people who were homeless (15 families and 18 single adults) were able to move into permanent housing from emergency shelters and transitional housing programs. >> more

CSB Intensive Community Treatment Pilot Yields Great Outcomes

The Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board (CSB) is piloting a service model designed to provide intensive, community based outreach, engagement and treatment services to people who are homeless or chronically homeless with serious mental illness and substance use disorders. >> more

HUD Continuum of Care Grant Process Underway

Reviews of existing grants due for one-year renewals in 2012 are being scheduled in August and September. The Fairfax-Falls Church Continuum of Care (CoC) will also have up to $314,909 available for a new project that meets local and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) selection criteria.  >> more

Staying Cool in the Summer Heat

During extremely hot days, there is plenty you can do to stay cool, such as visiting a local library, strolling through a shopping center, or visiting a community recreation center or senior center that is air-conditioned. Fairfax County has many air-conditioned facilities where residents can conduct county business, get educated or be entertained. Resting for just two hours in air conditioning can significantly reduce heat-related illnesses. >> more

FCRHA Elects New Chairman

The Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) elected Elisabeth Lardner, Mount Vernon District, as chairman at its meeting on July 21. >> more

Upcoming Trainings and Meetings

  • Learn how to access funding to develop PSH for homeless veterans >> more
  • HMIS trainings scheduled for Aug. and Sept. >> more
  • Regional meetings on homelessness. >> more
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    August 24, 2011 - Prepared by the Fairfax County Office to Prevent and End Homelessness and the Fairfax County Office of Public Affairs.
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