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Facts about Pathway Homes

What is Pathway Homes?

Pathway Homes, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization (PDF) providing non-time-limited housing and supportive services to adults living with serious mental illness in Northern Virginia.

Individuals Served

Pathway Homes serves more than 450 adults in the Northern Virginia community who have a history of serious and persistent mental illness.

Founded

Established in 1980.  Pathway Homes was founded by a coalition of family members seeking better support for their loved ones with mental illness and mental health professionals who believed safe and decent housing plus tailored support were powerful tools for recovery.

Services

Pathways provides housing and mental health support services across the continuum of care.  Find out more about our programs here.

Awards and Recognition

2016

2015

2014

2013

  • Named "One of the 50 Best NonProfits to Work for in 2013" by The NonProfit Times
  • Virginia Governor’s Housing Award for “Best Housing Program or Services” presented for Consumer-Directed housing program
  • Finalist, Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce Best Non-Profit
  • Received the Commonwealth of Virginia Governor's Award of $500,000
  • Recognized by the Virginia Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Joint Force Headquarters for its employment policies in support of employees (past, present and future) who also service in the National Guard and Reserve Forces in Virginia

2012

  • Named “One of the 50 Best NonProfits to Work for in 2012” by The NonProfit Times
  • National Association for County Community and Economic Development (NACCED) Award of Excellence in the Homeless category.
  • 3-year re-accreditation from CARF in recognition of the organization and its programs for superior standards.

2009

  • Fairfax County Recycling Award in recognition of recycling excellence.
  • 3-year re-accreditation from CARF in recognition of the organization and its programs for superior standards.

2007

  • Virginia Governor’s Housing Award as “Best Housing Organization” presented by VA HUD

2006

  • 3-year accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) in recognition of the organization and its programs for superior standards.

2005

  • Mental Health Consumer Award for Service Provider Excellence from the Northern Virginia Mental Health Consumers Association and the Fairfax-Falls Church Mental Health Advocacy Community in recognition of the organization as “an innovator in valuing and collaborating with the consumer community, recognizing the unique role of consumers as providers, promoting consumers as tenants, encouraging animal companionship and persistently striving for funding to maximize housing options.”

1999

  • Human Rights Award from Fairfax County Human Rights Commission “in appreciation of outstanding service in the field of human rights.”

1993

  • Employer of the Year Award from the Social Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation “in recognition of Pathways' outstanding efforts in employing consumers as peer counselors.”
  • IMBY Award from the Fairfax-Falls Church United Way for the agency’s “sustained efforts at successfully integrating adults with mental illness into the community.”

1992

  • Certificate of Recognition from the Fairfax-Falls Church CSB “in recognition of diligent and outstanding efforts in developing new permanent supportive housing for mentally ill residents in the community.”
  • Fairfax County Organization of the Year Award from the Fairfax County Commission for Disabled Persons “in recognition of outstanding contributions to the community.”

1983

  • Community Services Award from the Mental Health Association of Northern Virginia for its successful “development of permanent housing programs for the mentally ill.”

Pathway Homes, Inc. | 10201 Fairfax Boulevard, Suite 200 | Fairfax, Virginia 22030 | Phone: (703) 876-0390 | Fax: (703) 876-0394