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Employee Spotlight: Jeff Crooke, Program Coordinator, Drop-In Center

Posted on November 4, 2014 by Amanda Holcomb

Meet Jeff Crooke, Program Coordinator, Drop-In Center Jeff at work. What is your position at the Council of Community Services? Program Coordinator, Drop-In Center How long have you worked at CCS? 2 years What is your favorite thing about your job? At the moment, working at the Drop-In Center with the Ryan White program; it puts […]

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Community Housing Resource Center Awarded Certification for Rapid Re-Housing

Posted on October 22, 2014 by Amanda Holcomb

On September 23, 2014, the Council of Community Services’ Community Housing Resource Center was awarded certification for rapid re-housing. The CHRC is now one of six Virginia organizations to have met the certification standards for the rapid re-housing program. The certification lasts for a period of 3 years. Rapid re-housing is a proven and cost-effective strategy that […]

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Save the Date! The 7th Annual “A Walk in Their Shoes”

Posted on August 28, 2014 by Amanda Holcomb

The Results Are In! 16.5% Decrease in Homelessness in the Roanoke Region

Posted on April 30, 2014 by Amanda Holcomb

On January 30, 2014, 50 volunteers and homeless service providers took to the shelters and the streets to conduct the Roanoke Region’s 2014 Point-in-Time Count. The Roanoke Region’s Point-in-Time Count provides a count of sheltered and unsheltered persons in our region. The Count is required annually in each jurisdiction nationwide. The data collected is important […]

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Tickets on sale now! 2014 Red Ribbon Affair

Posted on April 18, 2014 by Amanda Holcomb

2014 Red Ribbon Affair To purchase your tickets online, please visit us at: http://2014rra.eventbrite.com  

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Save the Date! 2014 Red Ribbon Affair

Posted on March 18, 2014 by Amanda Holcomb

2014 MLK DAY Volunteer Fair

Posted on January 13, 2014 by Amanda Holcomb

Does your New Year’s Resolution include volunteering? We’ve got you covered! Please join HandsOn Blue Ridge and the Taubman Museum of Art for the 2014 MLK Day Volunteer Fair. Connect with the following local organizations and agencies for internships, community service, community service learning projects, and volunteer opportunities. Each organizations booth will also feature some […]

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Happy New Year from the Council of Community Services!

Posted on December 31, 2013 by Amanda Holcomb

2013 Governor’s Housing Conference & Virginia Housing Awards

Posted on December 3, 2013 by Amanda Holcomb

The 2013 Governor’s Housing Conference took place November 20-22, 2013 at the Marriot Norfolk Waterside in Norfolk, Virginia. The Council of Community Services’ President, Dan Merenda and the Community Housing Resource Center’s Director, Matt Crookshank attended. At the conference, Dan and Matt had the opportunity to hear from national housing leaders, to explore stories on […]

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Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at the Council of Community Services!

Posted on November 27, 2013 by Amanda Holcomb