Virginia Association of Planning District Commissions awards the Robert M. deVoursney Best Practices Award to…
The Fredericksburg Continuum of Care!
The Best Practices Award recognizes organizations that have initiated innovative regional activities which have contributed significantly to the effectiveness of a region.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the George Washington Regional Commission reported that the entire homeless population of Planning District 16 was sheltered and had a safe place to quarantine.
The GWRC managed the local CoC, and also was in partnership with the Rappahannock Health District, the Medical Reserve Corps and area hospitals to ensure that those who test positive for COVID-19 and cannot safely isolate at home have somewhere else to go.