News and Events
Collaborative Charlottesville project moves aheadNovember 20, 2020
VSH has embarked a new collaborative housing project in the Charlottesville region. Working with the Thomas Jefferson Area Coalition for the Homeless and Piedmont Housing Alliance, the project would add 140 affordable apartments in Albemarle County.Read full article via The Daily Progress
Virginia Supportive Housing is a CORES-certified organization!March 19, 2019
Virginia Supportive Housing is now a CORES-certified organization!
“The Certified Organization for Resident Engagement & Services (CORES) Certification recognizes organizations that have developed a robust commitment, capacity, and competency in providing resident services coordination in affordable rental housing.” (quote from the CORES website)
CORES is rooted in best practices, which is in alignment with VSH’s commitment to serving our residents. VSH utilizes a housing first, person-centered, recovery-based model of supportive services to ensure our residents are receiving wrap-around care that supports their housing stability. The CORES certification reinforces our mission to provide the highest quality services to our residents with emphasis on resident engagement and program evaluation. We are proud to be the first Virginia-based organization to receive CORES certification.Read full press release
City of Virginia Beach asked VSH to manage supportive housing at the new Housing Resource Center!August 16, 2018
Virginia Beach is opening its new Housing Resource Center on Witchduck Rd, and they have partnered with Virginia Supportive Housing in order to provide 30 studio apartments to individuals in need. The Housing Resource Center will bring together the combined efforts of Virginia Supportive Housing, Samaritan House, the Judeo-Christian Outreach Center, Southeastern Virginia Health System, the Department of Housing and Neighborhood Preservation.
See the full news brief here.Read full press release
New Clay House featured in Richmond Biz SenseJuly 11, 2018
Richmond Biz Sense covered the ongoing renovation at New Clay House. The project will nearly double the number of units in the building and involve much-needed improvements to each unit.Read full article via Richmond Biz Sense
Local Basketball Star Saved by Program like VSHJuly 11, 2018
A local basketball star, Ronnie Valentine of Norfolk, Virginia, was found living in a program very similar to Virginia Supportive Housing in Miami, FL. His story is amazing, and the hope he found is worth reading!Read full article via Pilot Online