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Ending homelessness in the District is not something we can do alone! We need your support to help each person under our care transition to self-sufficiency.

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Many organizations and individuals have contributed much to the success of the Coalition. We are extremely grateful for your continued support. 

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Blair Transitional Rehabilitation Program/Vernon Suggs

Path to Independence and Self-Sufficiency

Due to substance abuse problems, a troubled marriage, mental and physical stress, Vernon Suggs could not keep a job and became homeless. He ended up at Blair Transitional Rehabilitation Program on October 8, 2016. To help Mr. Suggs get back on his feet, he received supportive services, counseling, job referral and placement assistance through the Coalition’s in-house Employment Program. As a result, Mr. Suggs has been employed since April 2017. As an onsite Service Technician at Van Ness Luxury Apartments, he pays reduced rent, makes $20 per hour and receives full benefits. In addition, he will receive free training and certification as an HVAC (Heating, Ventilation Air Conditioning) Technician. Mr. Suggs confidence and determination has been restored. He wants to succeed and become more productive. He says he feels motivated to get up in the morning to join the working class and provide a service to others. Great progress Mr. Suggs; keep up the good work!

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Coalition for the Homeless, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization registered with the Internal Revenue Service/Department of the Treasury.

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