Mahoning homeless organizations awarded national grants

It's part of the Obama administration's effort to end homelessness

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development(HUD) gave $226,956 to homeless housing and service programs in Mahoning County Tuesday.

HUD Secretary Julián Castro awarded over $17.4 million in Continuum of Care grants to 54 local homeless housing and service programs across Ohio; $355 million to more than 1,200 organizations nationally.

According to HUD’s website, Continuum of Care grants support the Obama Administration’s efforts to end homelessness and build upon the $1.6 billion in funding HUD awarded through a first round of funding in March.

Local Continuum of Care grant recipients:

  • Mahoning County Mental Health Board’s SPC Prorata Funds – $81,689
  • The Meridian Community Care’s Phoenix Court – $133,857
  • The Meridian Community Care’s Homestead House – $11,410

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