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Posted on: May 24, 2019

Loudoun County Foster Parents Celebrated for Exceptional Service

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Loudoun County is celebrating and recognizing local foster parents for their service to the community. 

Loudoun County’s foster parents were lauded by the Department of Family Services at a recognition event last week. The foster care program is c...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: May 15, 2019

Loudoun Lyme Disease Commission Presents Update on Tick-Borne Disease Report

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The Loudoun Lyme Disease Commission invites members of the medical community and the general public to attend a presentation on the findings of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Tick-Borne Disease Working Group. The event is schedule...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: May 13, 2019

Loudoun Sponsors Upcoming Trainings on Reversing Opioid Overdoses

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Loudoun County continues to host training sessions on how to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose. The next Revive! sessions are scheduled for: 

  • Thursday, May 23, 2019
  • Thursday, June 27, 2019
  • Thursday, July 25, 2019 

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: May 10, 2019

Loudoun Workforce Resource Center Holds 'Job Search in the Digital Age' Workshop

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center invites the community to attend a Job Search in the Digital Age workshop with AARP Community Ambassador Katherine Ponds. The workshop will be held at Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Road NW, Leesburg, Thursday, May 23...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: May 9, 2019

County Provides Information about Resources for Residents Affected by Leesburg Walmart Relocation

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The Loudoun County government is reaching out to members of the community who will be impacted by the closing of the Walmart store on Edwards Ferry Road in Leesburg, which is expected to occur on May 21, 2019. A new Walmart store is opening May 22, 2019, ...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Homelessness Declines in Region, Increases Slightly in Loudoun

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According to the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments’ Homelessness in Metropolitan Washington report, the number of persons experiencing homelessness in the region is the lowest it has been in 18 years. The number of persons experiencing homele...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: May 3, 2019

Seats Available in Upcoming Adult Mental Health First Aid Class June 24 and 25, 2019

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The Loudoun County Department of Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Developmental Services offers free Adult Mental Health First Aid classes, which introduce participants to common risk factors and warning signs of mental illness, including anxiety, depre...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: June 17, 2019

Seats Available in Upcoming Loudoun Mental Health First Aid Class

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The Loudoun County Department of Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Developmental Services offers free Youth Mental Health First Aid classes, which are designed for adults who interact with young people. The class reviews the unique risk factors and warni...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: May 1, 2019

Loudoun County Hosts Employer Resources Expo for Local Businesses May 22

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will offer a free Employer Resource Expo for local businesses to learn about resources and services available to support all stages of business growth. The event will showcase more than 20 vendors who offer services f...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: April 24, 2019

Loudoun County Opens Temporary Overnight Drop-In Center

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Loudoun County is operating an overnight drop-in center for people to take care of their basic daily needs, including meals, access to shower and laundry facilities, and other resources. 

The drop-in services will be provided temporarily at the St...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: April 12, 2019

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

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The Loudoun County Department of Family Services (DFS) has partnered with SCAN (Stop Child Abuse Now) to plant a pinwheel prevention garden outside the Shenandoah Building in Leesburg. The pinwheel is the national symbol for child abuse prevention.&nb...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: April 11, 2019

Loudoun County Offers Homebuyer Assistance Programs

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Loudoun County offers two homeownership loan programs to assist buyers with down payments and closing costs when purchasing a home in the county. 

Down Payment/Closing Costs Assistance Program 

The Down Payment/Closing Costs Assistance Pro...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: April 4, 2019

Loudoun’s Multicultural Advisory Committee Hosts More Community Conversations on Race Relations

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The Loudoun County Government’s Multicultural Advisory Committee is again hosting community discussions designed to explore racial biases. The events are scheduled for Friday, April 26, and Saturday, April 27, 2019. The events are free and open to the pub...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: April 3, 2019

Loudoun Homeowners: You May Qualify for County’s Home Improvement Programs

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Loudoun County has home improvement and repair programs designed to rehabilitate existing housing. The programs include:

Loudoun County Home Improvement Program (LCHIP): The LCHIP program is available countywide to low-to-moderate-income homeowners who wan...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: March 28, 2019

Loudoun County Partners with Public Schools in Teen Mental Health Pilot Program

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The Loudoun County government is partnering with Loudoun County Public Schools in a national pilot program designed to promote mental health wellness in teens. 

The Department of Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Developmental Services and Freedo...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: April 15, 2019

Loudoun County Initiative to Develop Fatherhood Skills Begins April 22, 2019

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A free 12-week program sponsored by the Loudoun County Department of Family Services will help fathers develop skills they can use to be more involved in their children’s lives. 

Area fathers are invited to register for the National Fath...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: February 7, 2019

Seats Available in Upcoming Mental Health First Aid Classes

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Anyone interested in having a better understanding of mental illness and how to help those experiencing a mental health challenge is encouraged to attend an upcoming Mental Health First Aid class offered by the Loudoun County Department of Mental Health, ...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: April 2, 2019

Loudoun County Kicks Off Efforts for a Complete Count in 2020 Census

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The Loudoun County Complete Count Committee kicked off local efforts to help make sure everyone living in Loudoun is counted in the upcoming 2020 U.S. Census during an inaugural meeting Monday, April 1, 2019.

The Board of Supervisors established the local ...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: February 1, 2019

Loudoun County Opens Eastern Loudoun Family Services Center

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To better serve residents of eastern Loudoun County, the county’s Department of Family Services has opened a new Eastern Loudoun Family Services Center in Sterling.

The center, located at 21641 Ridgetop Circle, is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. ...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Loudoun County, Nonprofit Partners Sponsoring Community Meetings for Human Services Strategic Plan

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Members of the public are encouraged to attend one of several upcoming meetings aimed at developing a human services strategic plan for Loudoun County, which will provide a roadmap for implementing improved, coordinated systems of care that meet the count...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Loudoun Sponsors Upcoming Trainings on Reversing Opioid Overdoses

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Loudoun County continues to host training sessions on how to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose. The next Revive! sessions are scheduled for: 

  • Thursday, February 28, 2019
  • Thursday, March 28, 2019 
  • Thursday, April 25, 2019

All classe...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Draft Community Development Block Grant Action Plan is Online

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The draft Loudoun County Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) 2019 to 2020 Annual Action Plan is available for public comment. The plan includes proposed CDBG housing and community development projects which address a broad range of needs for low-to-m...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: January 22, 2019

Loudoun County and Nonprofit Partners Seek Public Input for Human Services Strategic Plan

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Loudoun County is partnering with local nonprofit organizations to develop a five-year human services strategic plan for the county, which will provide a roadmap for implementing improved, coordinated systems of care that meet the human service needs of L...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: February 15, 2019

Loudoun County to Operate Warming Station February 18, 2019

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Loudoun County is planning to operate a warming station at the Sterling Community Center on Monday, February 18, 2019. 

Adults ages 18 and older who need shelter from the elements on Monday are encouraged to come to the Sterling Community Center, ...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: February 15, 2019

Loudoun Workforce Resource Center to Host Temporary Employment Job Fair February 25

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will host a Staffing and Temporary Employment Job Fair Monday, February 25, 2019, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on the second floor of the Shenandoah Building, 102 Heritage Way NE in Leesburg. 

Agencies attendin...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: February 13, 2019

Loudoun County Hosts Panel Discussion on Homelessness February 26

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Loudoun County is sponsoring a Community Conversation on Homelessness Tuesday, February 26, 2019, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m., at the Loudoun County Voter Registration Office, 750 Miller Drive in Leesburg 20175.

The free event will feature a panel presentation...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: January 29, 2019

Loudoun County to Operate Warming Station January 30 and 31, 2019

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With very cold temperatures in the forecast, Loudoun County is planning to operate a warming station Wednesday, January 30, 2019, and Thursday, January 31, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 16450 Meadowview Court in Leesburg. 

Adults ages 18 a...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: January 15, 2019

Loudoun County Continuum of Care Conducting Annual Point-in-Time Count

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The Loudoun County Continuum of Care is preparing to conduct the annual Point-in-Time Count of people in the community experiencing a housing crisis or homelessness on the night of Wednesday, January 23, 2019.

The Point-in-Time Count, which is conducted lo...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: January 18, 2019

Loudoun County Offers Resources to Federal Workers

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As the federal government shutdown continues, Loudoun County continues to take steps to assist federal workers and their families who have been negatively impacted by the shutdown. The assistance covers a wide range of services, including:

  • Financial Assist...
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Health & Human Services
Posted on: January 18, 2019

Loudoun County to Operate Warming Station January 21, 2019

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With bitterly cold temperatures in the forecast, Loudoun County is planning to operate a warming station at the Sterling Community Center on Monday, January 21, 2019. 

Adults ages 18 and older who need shelter from the elements on Monday is encour...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: November 26, 2018

Loudoun Nonprofit Grant Funding Application Available December 3, 2018

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Loudoun County’s grant application process for human service nonprofit organizations kicks off Monday, December 3, 2018, with the posting of the Fiscal Year 2020 (FY 2020) Human Service Nonprofit Grant Application at www.loudoun.gov/NonProfitGrants.

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: November 15, 2018

Loudoun County Cold Weather Shelter is Now Open

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The Loudoun County Cold Weather Shelter will open Thursday, November 15, 2018, for adults in the community who are experiencing a housing crisis resulting in homelessness. The shelter, which provides a warm indoor sleeping environment, will be open from 9...

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