What is FHN?
The Foothills Housing Network (FHN) is a partnership of organizations working to prevent and end homelessness within the Rappahannock-Rapidan Region (Virginia Planning District 9), which is comprised of the counties of Culpeper, Fauquier, Madison, Orange, and Rappahannock.
What is the mission of FHN?
To make homelessness in Planning District 9 rare, brief, and non-recurring.
How does FHN fit into Virginia?
FHN is responsible for planning and implementing the regional homeless services system, which connects those experiencing homelessness and those at risk of homelessness to the providers best suited to meet their needs. Funded in part by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), FHN is the Local Planning Group of the Virginia Balance of State Continuum of Care (CoC).
Our network members are made up of representatives from government programs, non-profit groups, stakeholder agencies, and community volunteers.
** = voting member
How can I contact FHN?
At this time there is no physical location for FHN; all support requests from individuals must be routed through our Central Entry program via phone (540) 724-6630.
Agencies, providers, and stakeholders can contact the program director directly via email at .
What kind of programs does FHN run?
FHN coordinates a variety of programs aimed at offering housing supports for individuals at risk for homelessness, experiencing homelessness, or chronically homeless. LEARN MORE
FHN also works with several community agencies on programs geared towards affordable housing, shelters, and other prominent needs.
Processes & Client Rights
Central Entry & other FHN Affiliated Assistance programs are based on need, submission date, and resource availability. If you feel you have been unfairly denied FHN program assistance, you have the right to appeal the decision.
Printed Resources & Links
FHN coordinates a variety of programs aimed at offering housing supports for individuals at risk or experiencing homelessness, or who are chronically homeless, as well as affordable housing. To connect to the latest news and links to other housing initiatives Click Here.