WHAT: City officials will discuss the City's progress on the 10-Year Plan to End Chronic Homelessness and announce an $8.6 M grant from HUD that will be divided among area homeless service providers.
WHO: Mayor Francis G. Slay; Bill Siedhoff, Director of Human Services; Antoinette Triplett, Manager of the Homeless Services Division; James Heard, HUD Field Office Director; Zip Rzeppa, Executive Director of Society St. Vincent de Paul; area homeless service providers
WHEN: 12:15pm, Thursday, February 10, 2011
WHERE: Society of St. Vincent De Paul, 100 North Jefferson, St. Louis, MO 63103
WHY: In 2005, the City of St. Louis implemented a 10-Year Plan to End Chronic Homelessness. Since then, the City's plan has become a national model. Mayor Slay and Human Service Director Bill Siedhoff will announce the City's progress of the first five years of the plan - and will discuss goals for the next five years. City officials will also announce the local recipients of an $8.6 million grant that was awarded to the City of St. Louis by HUD.
For more information on these and other homeless services programs, please contact the Homeless Services Division of the Department of Human Services at 314-657-1704.