YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) — Compass Family and Community Services, 535 Marmion Ave., is among three nonprofit organizations statewide to receive funding to support housing opportunities for Ohioans living with HIV or AIDS.
The agency will receive $51,600 to provide rental, mortgage and utility assistance and some case management services to people living with AIDS or HIV in Ashtabula, Columbiana, Jefferson, Mahoning and Trumbull counties. The grant will help 337 people, according to a news release from the Ohio Development Services Agency.
AIDS Resource Center Ohio in Montgomery County will receive $947,700 to provide rental, mortgage and utility assistance and some case management services to people living with AIDS or HIV in the cities of Athens, Canton, Dayton, Lima, Mansfield, Marion and Toledo as well as in 56 surrounding counties. The grant will help 3,289 people.
Community AIDS Network in Summit County will receive $220,000 to operate the Community AIDS Housing and Support Project that serves Portage and Summit counties. The funding will support the operation of Micah House and Harmony Place and provide short-term rental assistance and some case management. The grant will help 327 people.
The Ohio Development Services Agency provided a total of $1.2 million in grants through the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS Program.