End Homelessness

Posts on ending homelessness for families, youth, veterans and the chronically homeless.

We found this news story from WLBT in Philadelphia of interest. Temple University students worked with SafeHome Philadelphia this semester to find affordable housing within the community for Philadelphia’s homeless families. The project stemmed from SafeHome’s Executive Director Phyllis Ryan Jackson’s belief that if affordable housing did not exist in Philadelphia, the numbers of homeless […]

On Friday, June 20, 2008 Ocean County hosted its first Ocean County Workforce Housing Summit. With a wide range of participants, the summit brought together non-profits, local, county, and state government, the religious community and other interested parties to discuss the issue of workforce housing in Ocean County. Held at the Mancini Hall in the […]

On June 3, 2008, we published a post about the America’s Road Home, the first national effort to end family homelessness. Founded by Richard E. Schaden, Chairman and founder of Quiznos and Consumer Capital Partners, along with his wife Cheryl, their fundraising will only be available to the 300+ communities that have signed the America’s […]

Somerset County hosted their second Project Homeless Connect event for the year on June 18, 2008. From 8:30am – 2:00pm participants were able to access various services as well as receive food, clothing, toiletries. Held at the SHIP Drop In Center in Somerville, volunteers from throughout Somerset County greeted attendees with a smile while providing […]

At the June 10, 2008, Continuum of Care Forum – Transforming Our Planning: Better Utilization of Data Colleen Velez of CSH moderated a panel entitled “Information Innovation – How Other Systems Use Their HMIS Data for Planning and Evaluation.” The three panelists provided an overview of how they utilize HMIS. The panelists included: Su Nottingham, […]