Arlington Street People's Assistance Network, Inc. Overview
Direct beneficiaries per year: Over 1,500
Geographic areas served: Northern Virginia and Washington, DC
Programs: Emergency Services
Staff regularly visit street homeless people in the wooded areas, underpasses and areas where they live, delivering items such as blankets and clothing, and encouraging people to visit Opportunity Place.
Homeless Bagged Meal Program (HBMP)
Volunteers serve up to 80 meals nightly at two outdoor locations near VA Square & Rosslyn Metro.
Opportunity Place (OP)
Clients access our Drop-In Center for showers, laundry, phones, computers and services such as employment counseling and case management.
Emergency Winter Shelter (EWS)
Open November 1-March 31, the EWS shelters up to 88 adults and provides a range of services including case management, healthcare and mental health care.
A-SPAN Case Managers help clients navigate assistance programs in order to meet all of their needs.
Nurse Practitioners provide on-site healthcare four nights a week at the Emergency Winter Shelter, managing healthcare, providing followup treatment, and writing prescriptions.
A-SPAN’s Employment Case Manager assists client with life skills training, job training, and job searches.
Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH)
A-SPAN currently houses 21 chronically homeless adults in apartments around Arlington. Clients maintain a lease in their name and case managers provide weekly support in areas of daily living.
Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-housing Program (HPRP)
HPRP provides assistance with rent and/or utilities, or eviction prevention to people who are facing homelessness as a result of the recession.