Cape and Islands Awarded over $1.7M in Homeless Grants

BARNSTABLE – Cape Cod and the Islands will be getting a $1.7 million boost to help prevent and end homelessness through grants awarded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

The “Continuum of Care” grants help local programs to help homeless individuals and families.

“Continuums of Care across the nation are acting with urgency and resolve, with a focus on using federal resources as effectively and efficiently as possible,” said Matthew Doherty, executive director of the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, in a statement. “The investments being made through these grants are absolutely critical to sustaining and building upon the progress communities are making toward ending homelessness.”

277 programs in Massachusetts received over $69 million of the record $1.95 billion awarded across the United States.

The Cape Cod and Islands programs that will receive funding are below.

Cape Cod Supported Housing $245,350

Cape Cod Supported Housing Expansion $17,488

Cape Homes III $236,624

Cape Homes IV $59,735

Cape Homes V $113,334

Cape Regional Housing Initiative $252,673

CoC Planning Project FY 2016 $49,842

Coordinated Entry Expansion $55,594

Coordinated Entry System New Project FY 15 $29,698

HMIS $67,356

HMIS Expansion $70,140

Housing First $318,624

MV House $81,658

Pilot Plus $28,567

Welcome Home 2 $23,317

Welcome Home 3 $60,158

Welcome Home 4 $47,944

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