The Ohio Development Services Agency recently grants totaling nearly $26 million to help 72 local agencies working to prevent homelessness, provide emergency shelter, and operate permanent housing initiatives.
Grants from the Homeless Crisis Response Program, which is funded by the Ohio Housing Trust Fund and the federal Emergency Solutions Grant program, will help 50 nonprofit and local government agencies operate emergency shelters and quickly move individuals into permanent housing. Approximately 39,000 Ohioans will be assisted through the program.
Grants from the Supportive Housing Program, which is funded by the state’s Housing Trust Fund, will help 31 nonprofit agencies transition homeless Ohioans to permanent housing or provide permanent supportive housing to homeless people with disabilities. Approximately 5,300 Ohioans will be assisted through the program.
Click here to view a complete list of 2017 grantees.