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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 16, 2003

 

 

MAYOR HARRIS ANNOUNCES GRANTS TO ASSIST THE HOMELESS

          Eight programs coordinated by the City that provide shelter and services to the homeless have been awarded more than $4 million in federal funds, Mayor Jeremy Harris announced today.

          The funds are provided by the 2002 Continuum of Care programs, administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  The City’s Department of Community Services, through its community-based Development Division, manages the funding process in the City and County of Honolulu.

           “These programs will enable us to improve our impact in addressing the homeless problem in an effective and compassionate way,” said Mayor Harris. “The funds help to provide transitional housing to homeless families with children and those with chronic substance abuse, severe mental illness and disabilities.”

            The programs which received the HUD funding are:

  •  Institute for Human Services Homes program,  $790,680
  • Ho’omau Ke Ola,  $860,142
  • Mental Health Kokua – Safe Haven, $870,274
  • Catholic Charities, $267,217
  • Salvation Army Adult Treatment Services, $575,812
  • Steadfast Housing – Kaukama Group Home,   $88,962
  • Steadfast Housing -  Komo Mai Group Home,  $110,880
  • Kalihi-Palama Health Clinic,  New Beginnings  $454,260

 

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Thursday, January 16, 2003

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