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Press release tarrant county homeless grants

Published on: Mar 4, 2016

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  • 1. Press Release Press Contact: Kai Stansberry (817) 875-6117 HUD ANNOUNCES $943,719.00 IN HOMELESS GRANTS TO TARRANT COUNTY CoCFor Immediate ReleaseApril 28, 2011- (Tarrant County) U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded $943,719.00 to the FortWorth/Arlington/Tarrant County Continuum of Care (CoC) today.HUD’s grants fund a wide range of transitional and permanent housing programs as well as supportive services such asjob training, case management, mental health counseling, substance abuse treatment and child care. Street outreach andassessment programs to transitional and permanent housing for homeless persons and families are also funded throughthese grants.“This announcement demonstrates the quality of our community’s Continuum of Care for the homeless These newpermanent supportive housing programs will allow us not only to continue to end chronic homelessness, these new bedswill allow us to meet the 6 year goal of Directions Home in just three years,” said Cindy J. Crain, Tarrant CountyHomeless Coalition (TCHC) executive director. “The HOMES / SOS program will build a housing first program for themost vulnerable unsheltered homeless, and will result in an even further reduction in unsheltered homeless, already at a30% reduction from just two years ago. The Veterans program will build on the increase in dedicated beds that willcontinue our efforts to put an end to homelessness to persons who have served our country.”Click the link to view the grants awarded todayAbout Tarrant County Homeless CoalitionThe Tarrant County Homeless Coalition (TCHC) is a not-for-profit, 501c(3) organization formed in 1989 to provideleadership to prevent and end homelessness in Tarrant County. TCHC plans, funds and administers programs that assisthomeless individuals and families in their transition from homelessness to housing. TCHC is the lead agency in the HUD-funded Fort Worth/Arlington/Tarrant County Continuum of Care for programs providing shelter, housing and services tohomeless persons.For more information, please visit: ###

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