Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes was honored by the NAEH for his leadership in Mercer County’s successful efforts to reduce family homelessness.
Mercer Alliance to End Homelessness
While I’m disappointed the Governor didn’t sign this bill, I’m glad he recognizes the need for emergency assistance for some of our most vulnerable.
Frank Cirillo of the Mercer Alliance to End Homelessness, “Permanent housing is the best vehicle for getting people out of homelessness.”
At the NAEH Conference, Mercer Alliance’s Executive Director, Frank Cirillo spoke about “Using Rapid Rehousing as a Catalyst for System Change.”
We found that by putting families in permanent housing as quickly as possible, we gave them the opportunity to use social services more effectively.