News and Events

Wards Corner 10K Race – Rescheduled to December 3, 2016

September 7, 2016

Due to Hurricane Matthew, the inaugural Ward’s Corner 10K, benefitting Virginia Supportive Housing, has been rescheduled from October 8 to December 3, 2016. The race is a celebration of the season in Norfolk with a great run/walk through the scenic Wards Corner, Talbot Hall and Riverpoint neighborhoods. Please consider joining us as a runner, volunteer or sponsor. Sign up today! For more information contact 757-644-3036 or thiggins@virginiasupportivehousing.org.

 

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Governor McAuliffe Announces decrease in overall homelessness

August 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” Grant

April 23, 2016 Read full press release

Crescent Square Opens in Virginia Beach

March 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.

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VSH Recognized for Efforts to End Veteran Homelessness

January 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.

 

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