HR113: Commending the Hilda M. Barg Homeless Prevention Center.


HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 113
Commending the Hilda M. Barg Homeless Prevention Center.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, March 8, 2022

 

WHEREAS, for more than three decades, the Hilda M. Barg Homeless Prevention Center has provided emergency housing and support services to families in Prince William County, Manassas, and Manassas Park; and

WHEREAS, the Hilda M. Barg Homeless Prevention Center opened in 1990 and is named for Hilda M. Barg, a Prince William County native and former member of the Prince William County Board of Supervisors who touched countless lives in the community through her wise leadership and commitment to service; and

WHEREAS, the Hilda M. Barg Homeless Prevention Center is a 30-bed family shelter operated by the Prince William County Department of Social Services that offers emergency short-term housing to families with at least one child under the age of 18; and

WHEREAS, the shelter offers mental health evaluations and counseling, drug and alcohol abuse prevention services, children’s services, budget training, adult education, and employment services to ensure that clients have the tools and support they need to obtain and sustain permanent housing; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That the Hilda M. Barg Homeless Prevention Center hereby be commended for its decades of work to provide safe, short-term housing for families with children in Prince William County, Manassas, and Manassas Park; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the Hilda M. Barg Homeless Prevention Center as an expression of the House of Delegates’ admiration for the shelter’s work to serve and empower families in need.

HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 113

Offered March 7, 2022
Commending the Hilda M. Barg Homeless Prevention Center.
Patron-- Mundon King

WHEREAS, for more than three decades, the Hilda M. Barg Homeless Prevention Center has provided emergency housing and support services to families in Prince William County, Manassas, and Manassas Park; and

WHEREAS, the Hilda M. Barg Homeless Prevention Center opened in 1990 and is named for Hilda M. Barg, a Prince William County native and former member of the Prince William County Board of Supervisors who touched countless lives in the community through her wise leadership and commitment to service; and

WHEREAS, the Hilda M. Barg Homeless Prevention Center is a 30-bed family shelter operated by the Prince William County Department of Social Services that offers emergency short-term housing to families with at least one child under the age of 18; and

WHEREAS, the shelter offers mental health evaluations and counseling, drug and alcohol abuse prevention services, children’s services, budget training, adult education, and employment services to ensure that clients have the tools and support they need to obtain and sustain permanent housing; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That the Hilda M. Barg Homeless Prevention Center hereby be commended for its decades of work to provide safe, short-term housing for families with children in Prince William County, Manassas, and Manassas Park; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the Hilda M. Barg Homeless Prevention Center as an expression of the House of Delegates’ admiration for the shelter’s work to serve and empower families in need.