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New Haven’s work with CT, local partners puts 266 homeless people into housing

The Hour

New Haven’s work with CT, local partners puts 266 homeless people into housing

July 30, 2020

A total of 266 formerly homeless individuals who were in hotels as a safer place than shelters during the coronavirus pandemic now are in permanent housing, according to the mayor.

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Over 230 People Housed!

Columbus House

Over 230 People Housed!

July 30, 2020

Your continuing support has resulted in 230 people who were experiencing homelessness move into their own apartment since March 15.

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Lions Shred Paper And Smash Computers

New Haven Independent

Lions Shred Paper And Smash Computers

July 27, 2020

In the parking lot behind the Barnard Environmental Studies Magnet School, members of the New Haven Lions Club teamed up with Barnard Principal Bob McCain for a first-time “Shred Event” fundraiser.

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LISTEN:  During Pandemic, Stable Housing Is More Critical Than Ever

Ct Public Radio - Where We Live

LISTEN: During Pandemic, Stable Housing Is More Critical Than Ever

July 13, 2020

COVID 19 cases have dropped in Connecticut, but it’s still important for residents to stay home when possible to slow the spread of the disease. But what about residents who don’t have a home?

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Columbus House Offers Housing for Veterans

WTNH - CT Style

Columbus House Offers Housing for Veterans

July 1, 2020

News 8 along with Liberty Bank are proud to Salute Our Troops this Fourth of July. Liberty Bank has teamed up with the Columbus House to support Shepard Home, a supportive housing apartment building for veterans.

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Columbus House Steps In To Keep Covid-19 Drop-In Tent Open

New Haven Independent

Columbus House Steps In To Keep Covid-19 Drop-In Tent Open

June 26, 2020

The Columbus House, which runs emergency shelters and other programs for the homeless, will keep alive a Covid-19 drop-in triage tent erected on East Rock’s Blake Field.

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New Haven helped successfully house more than 100 homeless people during pandemic

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New Haven helped successfully house more than 100 homeless people during pandemic

June 15, 2020

The City of New Haven announced on Monday that Columbus House, in coordination with the Greater New Haven Coordinated Access Network, has successfully housed more than 100 people who were experiencing homelessness amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Realities of Homelessness

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The Realities of Homelessness

May 29, 2020

10th grade students Kaylen Yun, Allyza Moral & Adele Bidon from the Engineering and Science University Magnet School in West Haven, CT won Honorable Mention in C-SPAN's 2020 StudentCam competition. Their documentary looked at homelessness in the United States.

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Meet Margaret Middleton – Our New CEO!

Columbus House

Meet Margaret Middleton – Our New CEO!

May 20, 2020

The board of directors chose Margaret out of hundreds of candidates in an extensive national search. Margaret has accepted the position and will report to Columbus House the last week of May. Margaret fills the role previously held by Alison Cunningham, whose 21-year tenure brought tremendous growth and national recognition to Columbus House. Alison left Columbus House last year to lead a program at Yale Divinity School where she has taught for several years.

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Columbus House Hires New CEO

New Haven Independent

Columbus House Hires New CEO

May 20, 2020

Columbus House, which runs shelters and other services for the homeless, has a new chief: Margaret Middleton.

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