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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Loudoun County Launches Information and Referral Program for Health and Human Services

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Loudoun County is launching a communitywide Information and Referral (I&R) program for health and human services information and resources.

The I&R program is a call-based service that connects individuals to health and human services information a...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Seats Available in Upcoming Adult Mental Health First Aid Class December 11 and 12, 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: November 15, 2019

Workforce Resource Center to Host Job Fair with Local Employers December 6

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will host its second Loudoun Job Fair this fall on Friday, December 6, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Shenandoah Office Building, 102 Heritage Way NE, second floor, in Leesburg.  

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: November 20, 2019

Seats Available in Upcoming Youth Mental Health First Aid Class Offered by Loudoun County

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

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: November 14, 2019

Loudoun Kicks Off Human Services Strategic Plan Advisory Committee

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Loudoun County’s newly-established Human Services Strategic Plan Advisory Committee kicked off its efforts to create a healthy, thriving, safe and inclusive community during an inaugural meeting November 14, 2019. The committee will implement Loudoun Coun...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 25, 2019

Loudoun County Cold Weather Shelter Opens November 15

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The Loudoun County Cold Weather Shelter will open Friday, November 15, 2019, 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 8:00 p.m...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 24, 2019

Loudoun Nonprofit Grant Funding Application Available November 13, 2019

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Loudoun County’s grant application process for human service nonprofit organizations kicks off Wednesday, November 13, 2019, with the posting of the Fiscal Year 2021 (FY 2021) Human Service Nonprofit Grant Application at loudoun.gov/NonProfitGra...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: November 4, 2019

Free Training on Fair Housing Offered in Loudoun November 19, 2019

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Loudoun County will sponsor a Fair Housing training Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m., at the Elections and Voter Registration Office, 750 Miller Drive, SE, Suite C, in Leesburg. The training may be of particular interest to developers, builder...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 29, 2019

Loudoun Sponsors Upcoming Training on Reversing Opioid Overdoses November 21

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Loudoun County continues to host training sessions on how to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose. The next Revive! session is scheduled for Thursday, November 21, 2019, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the offices of the Loudoun County Department of Mental Hea...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 16, 2019

County Launches Unmet Housing Needs Strategic Plan Process with October 30 Open House

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Loudoun County will host an open house to kick off the Unmet Housing Needs Strategic Plan process. The open house will be held at the Eastern Loudoun Service Center, 21641 Ridgetop Circle, Sterling, on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 15, 2019

Loudoun County Offers HOPE Cards to Domestic Violence Victims

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Loudoun County has joined with more than a dozen jurisdictions in Virginia in offering the HOPE card to victims of domestic and sexual violence who have obtained long-term protective orders.  

The laminated wallet-sized HOPE card provides the esse...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 10, 2019

Loudoun County Health Department Offers Free Flu Shots October 26 in Sterling

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The Loudoun County Health Department will offer free flu shots at the Sterling Community Center, 120 Enterprise Street, Sterling, Saturday, October 26, 2019, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Free flu shots will be offered to anyone 9 years and older on a first-com...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Community Development Block Grant Process is Underway in Loudoun

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Loudoun County has opened the application process for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The CDBG program provides funding on an annual basis for local projects that address a variety of housing, public service and community development...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Workforce Resource Center to Host Job Fair with Local Employers October 10

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will host the Loudoun Job Fair on Thursday, October 10, 2019, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Eastern Loudoun Family Services Center, 21641 Ridgetop Circle in Sterling. 

The Loudoun Job Fair will feature local e...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: September 26, 2019

Loudoun County Hosts Census Jobs Recruitment Sessions in October

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center is hosting a series of information sessions with the U.S. Census Bureau in October to recruit for and fill U.S. census enumerator positions. 

Hundreds of U.S. census enumerator positions are needed in local Lo...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: September 20, 2019

Loudoun’s Efforts to Fight Domestic Violence Boosted by Federal Grant

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Loudoun County has received a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to strengthen the county’s current coordinated community response to domestic violence. Loudoun County applied for the grant in collaboration with the Leesburg Poli...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: September 19, 2019

Loudoun County Initiative to Develop Fatherhood Skills Begins October 7, 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: September 13, 2019

Loudoun County Celebrates Opening of Affordable Housing Community

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Loudoun County officials joined with community partners on Thursday, September 12, 2019, to celebrate the opening of the Stone Springs Apartments complex in Sterling, a property that will provide affordable housing for 128 families in eastern Loudoun.

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Workforce Resource Center Invites Job Seekers to Open House September 19, 2019

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Loudoun County’s celebration of Workforce Development Month continues with special events hosted by the Loudoun Workforce Resource Center throughout September. 

Among the many events scheduled is a Job Seeker Open House at the Workforce ...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 27, 2019

Loudoun Seeks Members for New Human Services Strategic Plan Advisory Committee

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Loudoun County is now accepting applications from individuals interested in serving on the newly created Loudoun County Human Services Strategic Plan Advisory Committee.

The committee will implement the strategies outlined in the Human Services Strategic P...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 19, 2019

Loudoun Workforce Resource Center Hosts Commuting Workshop September 4

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Interested in expanding your job search, but are unsure about commuting to various locations throughout the region?  Register now for the Carpooling, Trip Planning Services & Commuter Incentives workshop Wednesday, September 4, 2019, from 10:...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Information Session on Senior Employment Program in Loudoun Set for August 29, 2019

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will host an information session on the Senior Community Services Employment Program Thursday, August 29, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the center, 102 Heritage Way NE (first floor), Leesburg.The program is de...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Loudoun Workforce Resource Center Offers Career Assistance During Workforce Development Month

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During September -- Workforce Development Month -- the Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will feature special events and workshops at no cost for job seekers and employers. Registration is required where noted. 

Open House

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 1, 2019

Health Alert: Potential Hepatitis A Exposure at Local Restaurant

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An employee at Señor Ramon at 22455 Davis Drive in Sterling, Virginia, has been diagnosed with hepatitis A. As a result, persons eating at this restaurant from July 10, 2019 through July 26, 2019 may have been exposed to hepatitis A.  Management ...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 1, 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, August 22, 2019
  • Thursday, September 26, 2019
  • Thursday, October 24, 2019

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: July 19, 2019

Selected Loudoun County Facilities to Serve as Cooling Centers with Extended Weekend Hours

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During this period of excessive heat, selected Loudoun County facilities will operate as cooling centers with extended weekend hours. 

Saturday, July 20, 2019, Extended Hours

  • The Loudoun Valley Community Center will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p...
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Health & Human Services
Posted on: July 17, 2019

Stay Cool! Five Things to Know About the Heat in Loudoun

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The National Weather Service says dangerous heat and humidity are likely Friday through Sunday across Loudoun and the region. It’s possible that the heat index, a measure of how hot it really feels, will reach as high as 110 degrees during the a...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: July 11, 2019

Loudoun County Human Services Strategic Plan Unveiled

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Loudoun County, in partnership with local nonprofit organizations, has developed the county’s first, community-wide Human Services Strategic Plan. The plan provides a roadmap for implementing improved, coordinated systems of care that meet the c...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: July 10, 2019

Loudoun Homeless Services Center Reopens

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After an extensive renovation, which prompted a temporary relocation of services, the Loudoun County Homeless Services Center has reopened and is providing all of its normal services at the facility located at 19520 Meadowview Court in Leesburg. ...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: June 27, 2019

Complete Count Committee: SCOTUS Decision on 2020 Census a Step Forward

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The U.S. Supreme Court has issued an opinion that blocks a citizenship question on the 2020 U.S. Census questionnaire, which the Loudoun County Complete Count Committee (LC-CCC) had perceived as a barrier to its efforts to make sure that everyone living i...

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Health & Human Services
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: July 19, 2019

Excessive Heat Warning in Effect for Loudoun; County Facilities to Serve as Cooling Centers

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The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for Loudoun County for Friday, July 19, 2019, forecasting temperatures in the mid to upper 90s and heat index values of up to 110 degrees. 

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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 

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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

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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. 

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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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