RICHMOND – Governor Timothy M. Kaine today announced the award of $9 million in grants for 122 homeless shelters across the Commonwealth. The grants, administered by the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD), will be used to provide operating and program support.
On February 5, Portsmouth will serve as host for the South Hampton Roads Regional Conference on Ending Homelessness. This event is sponsored by the Southside Regional Mayors/Chair Homeless Taskforce consisting of the cities of Chesapeake, Franklin, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, and Virginia Beach. This is the 2nd of these conferences, and Portsmouth’s first time serving as host city
Norfolk, VA - December 12, 2007 - Mayor Paul Fraim announced today that the Landmark Communications Foundation has approved grants totaling $318,000 to finance projects that are critical to the success of the plan to end homelessness in the city within 10 years