News and Events
Governor McAuliffe Announces decrease in overall homelessnessAugust 25, 2016
On July 20, 2016, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that overall homelessness in Virginia declined 10.5 percent in 2016 versus 2015. VSH has played a significant role in this achievement. Our results—more than 97% of those we serve do not return to homelessness—demonstrate that together, we are making homelessness history.
VSH Receives National “Pay for Success” GrantApril 23, 2016 Read full press release
Crescent Square Opens in Virginia BeachMarch 3, 2016
March 3, 2016 (Virginia Beach, Va.)—The South Hampton Roads region expanded its capacity to house and serve vulnerable individuals with the opening of Crescent Square in Virginia Beach on March 8, 2016.
The 80-unit property will house 42 individuals who experienced homelessness and 38 whose incomes are 50% or less than the Area Median Income, or $25,000 per year.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony with special guests Virginia Beach Mayor William Sessoms and
Norfolk Vice Mayor Angelia Williams is scheduled for March 8 at 11 a.m.
VSH Recognized for Efforts to End Veteran HomelessnessJanuary 29, 2016
Virginia Supportive Housing was recognized for its efforts to house homeless Veterans at the Governor’s State of the Commonwealth address before a joint session of the 2016 General Assembly in Richmond on January 13th. Anthony Harris, a veteran himself, who supervises the Veterans’ Supportive Services program in Hampton Roads was in attendance to represent VSH. Click here for the full story.
Annual Report Now AvailableDecember 16, 2015
Our latest annual report reflects the many ways in which collaborative effort between our staff, volunteers, donors and supporters opens new doors for formerly homeless individuals. To view the PDF, click here.