July 1, 2015, Fairfax, VA - Pathway Homes is proud to announce it has been awarded a $60,000 program grant from Potomac Health Foundation to provide permanent supportive housing in Prince William County. This is new program funding for Pathways, and the first such gift from Potomac Health Foundation.
“We are so thrilled to learn of this program award,” said Dr. Sylisa Lambert-Woodard, Pathway Homes President and CEO. “There is a tremendous need for permanent, supportive housing in Prince William County. By working together, we can bring Pathway’s proven model and expertise in service delivery together with the resources of the community to provide those supportive services to individuals with mental illness and co-occurring disabilities. In collaboration, we are able to help them lead meaningful, self-directed lives.”
The $60,000 awarded to Pathway Homes will provide funding for a project that will open two additional permanent supportive housing properties in Prince William County by providing supportive services to the residents, such as counseling, case management, and life skills training. Pathway Homes currently operates one full-time assisted living facility in Prince William.
Potomac Health Foundation awarded grants to 36 programs serving residents of eastern Prince William County, Lorton, and North Stafford communities through its Howard L. Greenhouse Large Grant Program. The Howard L. Greenhouse Large Grant Program addresses the Foundation’s mission to improve the health of the community by awarding grants to programs that strengthen access to primary health care for medically underserved residents, reduce the impact of preventable illness and disease, and support innovation around emerging health needs. In total, the Foundation Board of Directors awarded a total of $3,946,711 in grants. For more information on Potomac Health Foundation visit www.potomachealthfoundation.org.
For more than 30 years, Pathway Homes has been a leading provider of housing and support services for adults with mental illness and co-occurring disorders in the Northern Virginia region, embodying the spirit of recovery. For more information, please contact Pathway Homes at (703) 876-0390 or visit pathwayhomes.org.
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