2020 was a difficult year, but here at VSH, we have a lot to be grateful for. Check out this newsletter for a look back at everything we accomplished this year with your support! Click on the title to read!
Happy end of summer from Virginia Supportive Housing! Our September 2020 newsletter includes a feature on our incredible Homelink supportive services team. Homelink serves single adults with a documented disability who have experienced long or repeated episodes of homelessness. Please enjoy this deep dive into the supportive services work that Homelink does. Click on the title to read!
June has been an important month for reflection at VSH. While our June newsletter covers updates and news as usual, it focused on our commitment to racial justice. It also includes resources for learning about the link between race and homelessness. Click the title to read!
Happy summer from Virginia Supportive Housing! In case you missed it, read our summer 2019 newsletter here. It includes updates on New Clay House re-opening and the Move On program in Hampton Roads. It also includes new information on our ongoing affordable housing project in Richmond’s East End, Cool Lane! Click the title to read.
Erica Holmes, the Programs Manager at Virginia Supportive Housing was inducted into the Virginia Housing Alliance Top 40 Network at the awards ceremony in June 2018! Over the past seven years, she has served the homeless population in various capacities, working both Permanent Supportive Housing and Rapid Rehousing as tools to assist her clients. She is currently the Virginia Association of Housing Counselors (VAHC) Board President, a past Instructor with Nonprofit Learning Point, a board member for Southside Transformation Opportunities for Residents and Youth (STORY), the CACH CoC Board as the Chair of the Coordinated Entry Committee, and an independent Medicaid Provider for The Department of Medical Assistance Services for the State of Virginia. Prior to her employment with Virginia Supportive Housing, Erica has more than 10 years in property management both in public housing and other affordable housing communities. Ms. Holmes holds a Master’s Degree in Human Services Program Administration from Post University and a Bachelors in Business Administration from Strayer University. When she is not providing service to homeless populations, she is caring for her three children.