National Alliance to End Homelessness honors Flagler as Champion of Change

Re-housed familyThe Villa’s Flagler Housing & Homeless Services has become a national leader in ending homelessness through rapid re-housing with generous support from the community and our partners. Next month in Washington D.C., the National Alliance to End Homelessness (NAEH) will recognize Flagler as a Champion of Change at its Annual Awards ceremony! Flagler will be one of three honorees in the country.

Flagler completed its transition from an on-campus shelter to the fully community-based model of rapid re-housing in 2013, and was one of the first  rapid re-housing service providers to be certified by NAEH.  Today through rapid re-housing, Flagler serves triple the number of households at a third of the cost — and with higher success rates of remaining stably housed.  More than 600 households throughout Central Virginia have been rapidly re-housed by Flagler.

Click here for more about this year’s honorees on the Alliance website.  Congratulations to our dedicated Flagler team for this incredible award, and a huge thanks to our donors and partners who make our work possible!

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