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U.S. Department of Labor Announces Award of $48.1 Million In Grants for Workforce Reintegration of Homeless Veterans

U.S. Department of Labor

U.S. Department of Labor Announces Award of $48.1 Million In Grants for Workforce Reintegration of Homeless Veterans

June 28, 2019

We are thrilled to announce a $259,037 Homeless Veterans' Reintegration Program (HVRP) grant award from the U.S. Department of Labor. Columbus House is proud to expand our already robust continuum of programs for Veterans by adding intensive workforce reintegration services. HVRP is a necessary resource that will help us sustain an end to Veteran homelessness in Connecticut.

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Farewell to a Dear Friend

Columbus House

Farewell to a Dear Friend

June 18, 2019

It is with great sorrow that we share the news of the passing of a dear friend. To say that Harry Huben was just a volunteer is like saying the Grand Canyon is just a canyon.

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Homeless advocate Alison Cunningham leaving Columbus House for Yale Divinity

New Haven Register

Homeless advocate Alison Cunningham leaving Columbus House for Yale Divinity

June 11, 2019

Alison Cunningham is leaving the building. The leader most associated in the state with helping the homeless, and working to see their numbers drop, will take up a leadership role at the Yale Divinity School in the fall, where she will help guide students there interested in the kind of nonprofit work that continues to fill her life.

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Alison Cunningham, CEO, Announces Departure

Columbus House

Alison Cunningham, CEO, Announces Departure

May 31, 2019

After 21 years of devoted service to Columbus House, Alison Cunningham, CEO, is leaving. Read a message from Jim Barra, Board Chair.

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Middletown opens 32-room permanent housing facility for homeless vets

The Middletown Press

Middletown opens 32-room permanent housing facility for homeless vets

May 21, 2019

The stately, 30,000-square-foot masonry colonial revival Shepherd Home on the campus of Connecticut Valley Hospital enjoyed its grand opening Tuesday, under brilliant blue skies.

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Columbus House to open Shepherd Home, apartments for veterans, May 21

New Haven Register

Columbus House to open Shepherd Home, apartments for veterans, May 21

May 19, 2019

Columbus House and its many regional and state partners recently announced that 32 newly renovated apartments are complete, and 16 formerly homeless veterans already call Shepherd Home their own “home.” Full occupancy is expected by the end of May.

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GHS Junior Brings Awareness to Homelessness with Big Sleep Out

Zip06.com

GHS Junior Brings Awareness to Homelessness with Big Sleep Out

May 1, 2019

Photo Gallery: The Big Sleep Out, organized by Guilford High School junior Ella Stanley, returned to the Guilford Green on April 27 with activities and speakers that brought awareness to the plight homeless, as well as support for the non-profit Columbus House. Here, Stanley lends a hand to Peter Keanna unpacking his sleeping bag. View 20 more photos!

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‘Big Sleep Out’ to benefit Columbus House, educate about homelessness

New Haven Register

‘Big Sleep Out’ to benefit Columbus House, educate about homelessness

April 24, 2019

This Saturday, for the second year in a row, people are invited to attend presentations about homelessness, eat a typical soup kitchen meal and, if they so choose, spend a night on the town Green.

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Noe Encourages All to Join The Big Sleepout 2019

Zip06.com

Noe Encourages All to Join The Big Sleepout 2019

April 10, 2019

Last spring, Laura Noe was taking her favorite drive into Guilford along scenic Route 146 when she saw a sign that made her stop and turn around. “It was a sign on the St. George property about The Big Sleep Out and homelessness awareness. I took a picture of it, and I drove home and Googled it,” says Laura, a Branford resident.

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Spotlight on Guilford - The Big Sleep Out

GCTV Guilford

Spotlight on Guilford - The Big Sleep Out

April 9, 2019

Watch Ella talk about The Big Sleep Out on GCTV!

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