An Oak Ridge nonprofit organization has received a $35,000 federal grant to help fight homelessness, officials said Thursday.
TheÂ Emergency Solutions Grant was awarded to theÂ Trinity Outreach Center of Hope, or TORCH, theÂ Tennessee Housing Development Agency, or THDA, said in a press release. TORCH will use the grantÂ to help fight homelessness among high-risk populations in Anderson County and surrounding areas.
The funds will be used to help with administrative services, street outreach, prevention, and rapid rehousing services that will help homeless people and families in the area covered by TORCH, the press release said. [Read more…]