City Council approves $364k in emergency funds for the homeless

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Published: Mar. 9, 2023 at 11:04 PM CST
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - The Huntsville City Council approved eight resolutions to receive funds during the city council meeting on Thursday night.

The City of Huntsville is issuing $364,000 to aid nonprofits to provide services to people at risk of becoming homeless or are homeless.

The FY 2022 Emergency Solutions Grant from the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs will soon be distributed by the Community Development Department.

The following agencies in Huntsville will receive funds:

  • AshaKiran – $25,000
  • Crisis Services of North Alabama – $30,000
  • Community Action Partnership – $87,000
  • Disabled American Veterans, Chapter #26 – $52,000
  • First Stop – $75,000
  • Family Services Center – $35,000
  • New Futures – $35,000
  • WellStone Behavioral Health – $25,000

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