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Newport News Now is a daily e-newsletter that launched in March 2016. Articles that ran in our newsletter between March 2016 and March 2018 are available on these pages. Newsletters produced beginning in April 2018 can be viewed on our new daily newsletter page.

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Jan 18

Project Homeless Connect

Posted on January 18, 2018 at 10:35 AM by Communications Department

A one-day, one-stop resource event for the homeless 

homelessThe Newport News Department of Human Services is holding the 2nd Annual Project Homeless Connect event on Wednesday, January 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The free event is being held at the Doris Miller Community Center at 2814 Wickham Avenue. Project Homeless Connect supports the Peninsula’s plan to end homelessness, and is a one-day, one-stop event bringing necessary services and resources to people who are homeless. Services available at the event include access to community resources, core benefits, health screenings, housing resources, haircuts, and  employment resources. Breakfast will be provided for  guests. The Department of Human Services is partnering with a variety of local and regional agencies and vendors to provide resources to those individuals who are or are in jeopardy of becoming homeless.

For additional information or to participate as a vendor, please contact Ed Johnson at 757- 369- 6832.