To be successful, there must be strong community will. In addition to the five organizational elements led by the leaders throughout the community, the engagement of nonprofit community service providers (nonprofit partners) are required to gain the needed understanding, acceptance, and support of the housing and facilities required to prevent and end homelessness. These organizations address homelessness in the Fairfax-Falls Church community, including significant cooperation in the provision of outreach, prevention services and assistance, the operation of the area’s shelter system, hypothermia prevention during winter months, and in the provision of transitional and permanent housing programs. These partners also enter client information into the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS); validating client information and thus making communitywide data available.
Nonprofits listed below are grouped by the general area of the county where they provide services: