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285 People Housed!

Columbus House

285 People Housed!

September 18, 2020

Your continuing support has resulted in 285 people who were experiencing homelessness move into their own apartment since March 15.

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School of Architecture partnership with Columbus House sees success despite pandemic

Yale Daily News

School of Architecture partnership with Columbus House sees success despite pandemic

September 18, 2020

Three years after New Haven organization Columbus House first partnered with Yale School of Architecture students to create homes for the city’s homeless population, the project is completing the fourth of five homes.

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Many homeless being housed, but more taking their place on the street

New Haven Register - NHRInsider

Many homeless being housed, but more taking their place on the street

September 12, 2020

Despite the state’s success in moving homeless people out of hotels, where they have stayed since the COVID-19 pandemic began, and into permanent housing, the number of people sleeping outdoors has continued to increase, according to agencies devoted to assisting the homeless in Connecticut. (paywall)

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Hotel rooms for homeless during pandemic providing much more than a safe place to sleep

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Hotel rooms for homeless during pandemic providing much more than a safe place to sleep

August 31, 2020

Kimberly Kinell is used to having a routine. She’s up at 7:30 every morning, makes her coffee, and starts folding up her bed inside the New Haven, Connecticut hotel she’s now living in.

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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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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

WFSB Channel 3

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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