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Community Minute: Providing homeless families and individuals shelter and the tools to build a better life

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New Hope Housing provides a multitude of innovative services to the homeless families and adults of northern Virginia. The organization manages shelter programs providing 179 beds year round and an additional 47 beds in the winter. As well as housing, they provide transitional and supportive programs for single adults and families. Those programs place an emphasis on education, employment, debt reduction, and life skills as the means to obtain and maintain housing. Once housed residents are provided with on-site drug and alcohol rehabilitation services, mental health assistance, medical and dental services, educational assessment, and job search and placement assistance. On any given night, over 300 persons find hope and hospitality in New Hope Housing programs.

For more information contact:

New Hope Housing
8407-E Richmond Highway
Alexandria, VA 22309
www.newhopehousing.org
admin@newhopehousing.org
703-799-2293

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