Salem Awards Federal Funds to Projects Serving Homeless Community

Posted on April 28, 2022

City of Salem – 04/27/22 11:30 AM

Funding recipients serve domestic violence, veteran, single, family and youth in Salem.

Salem, Ore. – The City of Salem received over $2M dollars in America Rescue Plan (ARPA) HOME funding to assist local for-profit and non-profit businesses that met the federal program’s funding priorities: crisis referral, crisis intervention, services to homeless youth, safety net services (domestic violence),  new construction of affordable housing, and case management.

Local projects selected to receive Salem funding:

  • Center for Hope and Safety, HOPE Plaza Project and Services for Victims of Domestic Violence – Hotline and Case Management: $250,000 for construction and $100,000 for case management
  • Salem Housing Authority, Sequoia Crossing Project: $1.5M and $4,000 in project delivery costs
  • Women at the Well, Case Management: $47,000
  • Northwest Human Services, HOST Youth Case Management: $35,965
  • St. Francis Shelter, Case Management: $60,000

The funding application cycle began in October 2021. In early 2022, applications and proposed projects were reviewed based on HOME-ARP eligibility and funding guidelines.

More information regarding Salem’s HOME-ARP Allocation Plan or Federal Funding programs is available online or by calling 503-588-6178.

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