Seven months into the 100 Homes Arlington Campaign, 27 vulnerable homeless persons have been successfully placed in permanent housing. This puts the effort well ahead of the campaign goal of housing 100 people by July 2013. The Arlington 100 Homes Campaign is part of the national 100,000 Homes Campaign and the state-wide 1,000 Homes for [...]
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100 Homes volunteers have been awarded a Special Recognition Award by the Department of Human Services (DHS) for service to the community in 2011. The award cites the volunteers’ efforts during 100 Homes Registry Week.
Tim Wilson of The Washington Post dropped by A-SPAN’s Opportunity Place to talk about 100 Homes. Read the article here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/arlington-starts-campaign-to-help-end-homelessness/2011/09/20/gIQAvhE7kK_story.html
Permanent supportive housing is the cornerstone of Arlington’s efforts to prevent and end homelessness for the most vulnerable individuals. It is proven to work with people who have severe and complex needs such as mental illness, chemical dependence and chronic health conditions. The purpose of permanent supportive housing is to provide, first a home, and [...]
Sponsorship Opportunities for Registry Week (Oct. 16-21, 2011) In addition to needing 150 voluneers to help conduct surveys, enter data, and organize Registry Week, we need money for Registry Week activities: Sponsor the volunteer training session dinner on Sunday, Oct. 16 □ $3,000 Sponsor the food gift cards that are provided to homeless Arlingtonians as a “thank [...]