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Phone: (703) 830-8852
14735 Jarnigan St
Centreville
Virginia 20121
USA
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Target demographics: Adults suffering persistent brain disease or injurywho are capable of living independently in a group home environment.

Programs: Individual grants and housing assistance

Mission:
The mission of The Brain Foundation is to provide affordable housing for those suffering from serious and persistent brain diseases, such as schizophrenia and bi-polar disorders, who are homeless or vulnerable to becoming homeless.
Results:
In October 2006, the Virginia Housing Development Authority awarded the Brain Foundation a loan to purchase its first home in Fairfax City, Virginia. The home was named "Laura's House" and was beautifully furnished with donated items. Pathway Homes, Inc. placed four men in Laura's House and manages the care of the residents through experienced and licensed social workers. Since then, the foundation has bought more homes. The second Laura’s House is located at Layton Hall, Fairfax City, VA. The third and fourth Laura’s Houses are in King Edward, Annandale, VA. The fifth is located in Fairfax City, VA and the sixth in Reston, VA.

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09/07/13
The Brain Foundation is an amazing organization. It currently provides 28 individuals with absolutely needed housing. Fairfax County has an incredible amount of the need, and the Brain Foundation makes a substantial contribution to helping in this area. It operates efficiently, with great sympathy ... more »
10/03/12
My 42 year old daughter is served by the Brain Foundation. It has given her a sense of pride in her surroundings, safety and comfort in a home to call her own, and an ability to grow to be a good citizen and adult... more »
10/03/12
I have contributed financially to The Brain Foundation since it began. The idea of keeping mentally ill people in comfortable homes with affordable rent expenses is so much better than their being in jail or living on the streets. I have been a volunteer for over three and a half years. One story ... more »
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