$600,000 in Homelessness Assistance Funding Has Been Awarded to the City of Texarkana, Texas

    The City of Texarkana, Texas has been awarded $600,000 in homelessness assistance funding as part of a grant competition under the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs Emergency Solutions Grant Program from the U.S. Department of Housing Urban Development.

    The City of Texarkana, Texas has been awarded $600,000 in homelessness assistance funding as part of a grant competition under the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs Emergency Solutions Grant Program from the U.S. Department of Housing Urban Development. The strong partnerships within the Texarkana Homeless Coalition helped make the Doorways Emergency Solutions Grant program competitive with communities across the state of Texas, according to Texarkana, Texas Grants Developer Adra Hallford. The City of Texarkana, Texas applied for ESG funds with homeless services providers Texarkana Friendship Center, Inc., East Texas Veterans Resources and Randy Sams’ Outreach Shelter as members of the Texarkana Homeless Coalition Doorways Home program. The goal of the program is to provide services necessary to help persons at-risk of homelessness or homeless quickly regain stability in permanent housing.

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