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Roanoke area receives more than $800k to reduce homelessness

(WYMT)
Published: Mar. 22, 2017 at 3:16 PM EDT
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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded the Blue Ridge Continuum of Care $835,191 to support its effort in reducing homelessness in the Roanoke area.

The money will fund seven projects organized by the City of Roanoke, the Council of Community Services and ARCH Services.

ARCH Services will implement a permanent housing project to provide housing and services to those without a home.

Announced earlier in the month, homelessness in the area has been reduced by more than 54 percent since 2012.

For a full list of projects funded through the announcement, look to the right of this article. If you're on a mobile device, scroll below.

List of projects to be funded:

  • Blue Ridge CoC Planning Project – City of Roanoke
  • City of Roanoke Homeless Assistance Team (HAT)
  • Coordinated Assessment System – City of Roanoke (new)
  • Healing Haven – ARCH Services (new)
  • Heroes Haven Permanent Supportive Housing for Chronically Homeless Veterans – ARCH Services
  • Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) – Council of Community Services
  • Trust House Case Management – ARCH Services