Housing First hits Fairfax county

Off the street and back on your feet faster, teaching people to be tenants and housed rather than the coping skills to survive life in a shelter. That is Housing First and it is my favorite type of Homeless Recovery Service. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/03/31/AR2010033101566.html  Read how it is working in Fairfax with a young single mother whoContinue reading “Housing First hits Fairfax county”

Census Homeless Count in the dark

In the black of night a swinging flashlight draws near, the arc of light growing as someone approaches. You hear footsteps and realize that they are coming directly to you – where you are laying in the open. Is this a recipe for disaster or a really accurate way to count the number of individuals livingContinue reading “Census Homeless Count in the dark”

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