Help for people without a home in Carroll County is coming in the form of more than $400,000 from the federal government.
The Carroll County Circle of Caring Homeless Board was approved for program awards from the Department of Housing and Urban development (HUD) for several local projects that will help homeless people secure job training, health care, child care and finding transitional and permanent housing.
The Circle of Caring is a coalition of not for profit, faith-based and public groups that work together to support Carroll County residents in crisis.
It was one of just 200 applicants to receive new, strategic planning funds and one of almost 7,500 programs to receive some sort of funding from HUD under the Continuum of Care program.
The money - $402,272 will go to these programs:
- Human Services Programs (HSP) of Carroll County’s Permanent Housing for Persons with Disabilities renewal at for 15 units: $143,169 :
- Renewal funding for the Safe Haven facility: $87,776
- HSP’s Supportive Housing project: $39,618
- Renewal for the Carroll County Health Department Core Service Agency’s Shelter Plus Care program, which serves seven individuals and two families: $126,577
- Part-time staffing for the Department of Citizen Services, the lead agency for the Continuum application: $5,132