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Seriously Ill and Homeless in New York: A Problem We Need to Solve

New York Legal Assistance Group

Seriously Ill and Homeless in New York: A Problem We Need to Solve

March 27, 2015

Mayor de Blasio has made affordable housing the cornerstone issue of his administration. This includes strategies to address the alarming rise in homelessness, which according to the Coalition for the Homeless, has reached its highest levels since the Great Depression.

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Columbus House to hold ‘Chocolate to the Rescue’ event to help Middletown family shelter

New Haven Register

Columbus House to hold ‘Chocolate to the Rescue’ event to help Middletown family shelter

March 18, 2015

Columbus House, Inc. of New Haven will hold its 13th Annual Chocolate to the Rescue Event to benefit its Middlesex Family Shelter from 1 to 4 p.m. March 29 at the: Inn at Middletown, 70 Main St. Middletown.

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Annual Count Finds Drop In Homeless

New Haven Independent

Annual Count Finds Drop In Homeless

February 19, 2015

Forty-nine homeless people were found on New Haven’s streets Wednesday night. Two were keeping warm in the emergency room waiting room at Yale-New Haven Hospital—until volunteers found them and got them rides to a shelter and warming center.

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Homeless Men Shelter for Final Night at St. Mary's Church

Zip06

Homeless Men Shelter for Final Night at St. Mary's Church

February 9, 2015

Imagine facing winter’s driving snow, bitterly frigid winds and icy, sub-zero temps –and not knowing if you will have a warm dinner and safe place to spend the night.

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Warming Shelter for the Homeless

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

Warming Shelter for the Homeless

February 3, 2015

During the cold winter months, area homeless shelters are often filled beyond capacity. To help those who either cannot get to a shelter in time or simply refuse to go, Columbus House has opened a warming center in the social hall at Church on the Rock.

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New Haven homeless advocate wants more churches to step up as warming centers

New Haven Register

New Haven homeless advocate wants more churches to step up as warming centers

February 2, 2015

An advocate for the homeless is asking that more houses of worship extend their spiritual glow when temperatures plunge to bone-chilling depths.

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Collaborating to End Homelessness

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

Collaborating to End Homelessness

January 30, 2015

Job loss, illness, a death in the family - various immediate circumstances can cause a person to become homeless. But the underlying cause most often comes down to money. The individual or family cannot afford housing.

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City awarded housing funding for homeless

Yale Daily News

City awarded housing funding for homeless

January 27, 2015

Three New Haven homeless assistance organizations plan to use funding awarded by the state last week to continue providing housing subsidies and supportive services for the homeless.

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112 Seek 12 Second-Chance Market Jobs

New Haven Independent

112 Seek 12 Second-Chance Market Jobs

January 14, 2015

The face of New Haven’s unemployed emerged inside Elm City Market, where over 100 job-seekers lined up for a second shot at a stable life.

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Greater New Haven’s ‘Challenge to End Homelessness’ looks ahead

New Haven Register

Greater New Haven’s ‘Challenge to End Homelessness’ looks ahead

December 18, 2014

The coalition that crushed the 100-Day Challenge to End Homelessness in Greater New Haven has set an even bigger goal.

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