Texas: Samaritan House Receives Nearly $1 Million Grant to Help People With HIV/AIDS
September 3, 2008
Samaritan House, a Tarrant County facility that helps low-income people living with HIV/AIDS, is receiving a $950,966 grant from the Housing and Urban Development Department's Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS program. HOPWA awarded $19.3 million to 18 programs nationwide; Fort Worth was the only Texas community to receive a grant. Samaritan House, which has been in operation for 10 years, will use the money to provide 60 housing units and rental assistance to 26 households annually, as well as to provide support to 75 households. In addition to housing services, Samaritan House offers chemical dependency counseling, meals, and professional development.
Fort Worth Star Telegram
8.23.2008; Diane Smith
This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.