Congressman Thompson ANNOUNCES $1,037,535 in HUD Grants to the Mississippi Second Congressional District

Congressman Thompson ANNOUNCES $1,037,535 in HUD Grants to the Mississippi Second Congressional District

BOLTON, MI – March 15, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — United States Representative Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) announced The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $1,037,535 in Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance funds to the Second Congressional District.

HUD’s Continuum of Care grants will provide permanent and transitional housing to homeless persons as well as services including job training, health care, mental health counseling, substance abuse treatment and child care. Continuum of Care grants are awarded competitively to local programs to meet the needs of their homeless clients. These grants fund a wide variety of programs from street outreach and assessment programs to transitional and permanent housing for homeless persons and families.

 Grantee  

 Award  

 Contact

 Grace House, Inc/Permanent SS Housing for Grace House  $108,712 Ms. Ella Tardy

601.353.1038

 HIS Foundation  $197,000 Ms. Hallie Duckworth 601.668.9265
 Lizzie’s House  $125,793 Mrs. Betty Robinson 601.969.9856
 Mississippi United to End Homeless/HMIS Expansion Project & MS Permanent Housing Alliance II  $406,031 Mrs. Louise Meyer 601.960.0557
 The Salvation Army/Center of Hope New Start  $199,999 Captain Ken Chapman, Esq.

601.982.4881

Contact:
Stephanie Booker
601-866-9003

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