News and Events

VSH Joins the Governor’s Push to House More Veterans

December 8, 2014

Virginia Supportive Housing is boosting its efforts to serve veterans by participating in the 100 Homes in 100 Days campaign launched by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe on Sept. 24, 2014.

See Governor’s news release.

Virginia Supportive Housing already administers the largest and longest-running Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program in Virginia, funded by the Veterans Administration, to serve more than 400 veteran households annually.

“We provide rapid access to rental housing for veterans experiencing homelessness and work to prevent veterans who are unstably housed from losing their housing,” says Libby Tofflemire, Virginia Supportive Housing’s SSVF team manager.

To learn more, visit How We Help and click Supportive Services for Veteran Families.

Virginia Supportive Housing Names Andrea Butler Senior Director of Mission Advancement

July 7, 2014

Richmond, Va.(July 7, 2014)– Virginia Supportive Housing (VSH) appointed Andrea L. Butler as senior director of mission advancement, a new position designed to strengthen public and private support for Virginia’s largest provider of permanent solutions to homelessness. As a member of the leadership team, Butler will oversee VSH’s fundraising, external affairs and marketing-communications programs.

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Virginia Supportive Housing’s Alice Tousignant Inducted into Virginia Housing Coalition’s Hall of Fame

June 24, 2014

Staff Member Julie Anderson Joins the Virginia Housing Coalition’s Top 40 Network
Richmond, VA – June 24, 2014 – The Virginia Housing Coalition inducted Alice Tousignant, the executive director of Virginia Supportive Housing for 16 years until retiring in December 2013, into its Hall of Fame on June 19, 2014, at its annual luncheon.

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Stephanie’s Heroes: Shawn Bradley

December 2, 2013

A Charlottesville veteran is turning his life around after struggling with alcoholism, being homeless and dealing with chronic medical issues. People who know Shawn Bradley say he’s their role model for inspiring other to do the same.

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Young philanthropists make difference by volunteering

November 29, 2013

The little boy in the red shirt couldn’t speak much, and Haley Rising didn’t have much experience with autism, but together they created something special at the Children’s Museum of Richmond.

Read full article via Richmond Times Dispatch
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