Senator Reid Announces Nearly $7.4 Million to Fight Homelessness in Nevada

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Updated: 4/01/2013 12:21 pm
SEARCHLIGHT, Nev. ( & KRNV) -Nevada Senator Harry Reid today announced grants totaling $7,349,289 for 21 organizations throughout Nevada to battle homelessness.

The grants come from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development as part of the Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance Renewal (CoCR) awards. The CoCR programs provide funding for a range of assistance to homeless persons, including transitional housing, permanent housing and other supportive services.

"The blight of homelessness is a persistent problem in our state," said Reid. "All Nevadans should have a roof over their heads and these HUD grants will go towards helping Nevada communities face the issue of homelessness head on. I am pleased that so many community and municipal organizations will have new resources to provide struggling Nevadans with quality shelter."

The list of Nevada Organizations Awarded with CoCR Funds include:

Carson City Department of Health and Human Services- Two awards totaling $67,889

Churchill Council on Alcohol and Other Drugs, New Frontier Treatment Center- Two awards totaling $41,482

Churchill County- $74,919

City of Reno- Two awards totaling $183,285

Department of Health and Human Services- $234,996

Douglas County- $157,152

Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth- $226,210

Northern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services- $533,688

Northern Nevada Community Housing Resource Board- $52,944

ReStart- $817,643

St. Vincent HELP Inc.- $262,611

The Shade Tree, Inc.- $85,207

United States Veterans Initiative- Three awards totaling $411,280

Vitality Center- $84, 164

Washoe County- $117,523

WestCare Nevada- $329,612

Women's Development Center- Two awards totaling $250,031

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COMANCHE - 4/1/2013 1:46 PM
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Jails, prisons, homeless shelters, half-way houses, re-habs..... "Build it and they will come". - Kevin Costner (Field of Dreams)

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