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From Homeless to New A-SPAN Home

on February 8, 2017 Uncategorized with 0 comments

Walk through the front door of Dennis Clark’s new apartment on N. Thomas Street. You will hear the story of how Clark went from Army E-4 specialist and leader of men to sleeping on a bus shelter bench on Columbia Pike. “It was a trickle,” he said. “It didn’t all happen at once.” Clark was […]

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Holidays in the Homeless Services Center in Arlington

on December 11, 2016 News, News Archive with 0 comments

Walk into the Homeless Services Center at 2020-A 14th Street N and one immediately feels the good cheer. A large Christmas tree stands to the left of the lobby next to the eating area. A wreath sits in the middle of the reception desk. Ina Gonzalez, administrative assistant to Kathy Sibert, president/CEO of A-SPAN said, […]

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6 Ways A-SPAN’s Day Program Helps Neighbors in Need

on September 8, 2016 Uncategorized with 0 comments

You may have heard that A-SPAN has a Day Program, but do you know what that entails? A-SPAN’s Day Program at the Homeless Services Center is a multifaceted program that exists thanks to the hard work of Day Program staff and volunteers. They ensure that everyone who walks through those double doors is in a […]

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Homeless Services Center Extends Services During Heatwave

on July 27, 2016 News, Press Release with 0 comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA NEWS Contact Scott Miller, Senior Director of Development smiller@a-span.org (703) 228-7809 Homeless Services Center Extends Services During Heatwave ARLINGTON, VA – JULY 26, 2016 – Arlington County and A-SPAN continue to offer extended services at the Homeless Services Center during the extreme heat to meet the needs of Arlington and our […]

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A-SPAN is Honorable Mention Recipient of The Washington Post 2015 Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management

on May 21, 2015 News and Tags: , with 0 comments

A-SPAN is proud to be an Honorable Mention recipient of The Washington Post 2015 Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management. A-SPAN was nominated for its innovative and outstanding management practices, including fiscal management, communication, organizational and resource development, planning, human resources, risk management, diversity/inclusiveness, evaluation and use of technology. “Just our nomination is recognition of […]

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A-SPAN Housing Veterans

on July 21, 2014 News Archive, Success Stories and Tags: , , , , , with 0 comments
Mr. Hill was the keynote speaker at the 100,000 Homes press conference on June 11th.

“I didn’t think it would happen to me,” said Mr. Alvin Hill.  It is a common refrain for people when first facing homelessness.  That thought is what occurred to Mr. Hill six years ago when he first faced this harsh reality.  The last thing Hill, who is a veteran, expected was to find himself living […]

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From Homeless to Homeowner

on July 16, 2014 Success Stories and Tags: , , , , , , with 0 comments

After being honorably discharged in 1975, John – like many Vietnam veterans – struggled with mental illness and sought treatment for his condition in Bethesda.  After being released, he managed to secure housing but continued to struggle with his mental illness.  Issues with his veteran benefits led to him losing housing, and over the next […]

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