In The News
Solutions to homelessness require regional effortsNovember 3, 2013
On any given day in the Richmond Region, there are between 700 and 1,000 people who are homeless, according to the January and July 2013 Point In Time (PIT) Counts of individuals experiencing homelessness.
Of that number, about 80 percent are single adults without children and about 10 percent are literally living on the streets, in camps, under bridges, in vehicles and on park benches. These “unsheltered” individuals are the most vulnerable, the ones most likely to die if they remain on the streets.Read full article via Richmond Times Dispatch
The Herd: New hires, promotions and departures for 10.29.13October 29, 2013
Virginia Supportive Housing announced that Allison Bogdanović would be its new executive director.Read full article via Richmond BizSense
No longer homeless at Heron’s LandingJune 5, 2013
Sixty people — among them veterans, former accountants, police officers, caretakers — have homes in a new, energy-efficient apartment building in Chesapeake because governments, businesses and a nonprofit worked together to help them find stability.Read full article via The Virginia Pilot