Northern Virginia

For more information about activities in the Northern Virginia Region, contact:

Jeannie Cummins Eisenhour
Investment & Development Manager
Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board- Merrifield Center
(703) 383-8412

The Northern Virginia Community 100 Day Challenge Goals:
  1. By September 30, 2015, identify 100 people in the target population who are ready to accept housing when it is offered
  2. Get commitments from housing authorities for 100 permanent rent subsidies or housing opportunities that are affordable for people in the target population
  3. Increase awareness of integrated, independent housing and supportive services for people with ID/DD among the various stakeholders in the community, including a minimum of 100 providers and 100 families, through social and traditional media
  4. Establish a unified message and voice across advocacy organizations with legislators for funding for the needs of the target population for upcoming fiscal years.  Get buy-in of at least 10 organizations within the 100 days

Community Team Members
  • Jeannie Cummins Eisenhour, Fairfax-Falls Church CSB (Co-Lead)
  • Theresa Rankin, Brain Injury Services, Inc. (Co-Lead)
  • Latoria Bethea, Resources for Independence of Virginia
  • Bill Branner, Fairfax County Dept. of Housing & Community Development
  • Phil Caldwell, Alexandria Dept. of Community & Human Services
  • Margaret Graham, Loudoun Department of MHSADS
  • Bryant Sanders, Fairfax Redevelopment and Housing Authority
  • Sheree Thomas, Independence Empowerment Center (IEC)
  • Jacqueline Jackson Turner, Prince William County CSB
  • Kathy Wellington, Community Residences

Communities Represented
  • City of Alexandria
  • City of Fairfax 
  • City of Manassas
  • City of Manassas Park 
  • Arlington County
  • Fairfax County
  • Loudoun County
  • Prince William County
Note:   Although the HSS “100-Day Challenge” is focused on three specific regions of the state, community team members, the organizations that they represent and the outcomes from the HSS “100-Day Challenge” could have an impact on the lives of individuals that do not reside in localities that are listed above.