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Maguire Residence provides affordable housing in the heart of Kensington at the epicenter of Philadelphia’s opioid epidemic 

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Project HOME continues its efforts to end homelessness by creating recovery housing coupled with services for people impacted by the opioid epidemic. By creating safe, recovery-orientated housing right in the epicenter of the crisis, Kensington, Project HOME will empower adults to break the cycle of chronic homelessness while addressing the impact of addiction.

On Monday, May 18, 2020, Sister Mary Scullion, co-founder and executive director of Project HOME received an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from the University of Pennsylvania.  

From Radio Times:

Sister Mary Scullion discusses her February 2020 trip to the State of the Union with Marty Moss-Coane.


From the Philadelphia Inquirer: 

It may be the only dentist’s office in the country in which the whirring of the drill is drowned out by the rumbling of the subway. But no matter. At the Hub of HOPE, located in the concourse under Suburban Station, dentist Janine Burkhardt is not only giving her homeless patients a reason to smile, she’s giving them the ability.


From the Philadelphia Inquirer

Early every morning, as the Reading Terminal Market comes to life, and folks find their spots at tables in the center court, Terez Giuliana looks for her regulars. The ones for whom the market isn’t just a food court or a grocery, but a shelter.

From the hearing of the Special Committee on Poverty Prevention and Reduction held Thursday, October 10, 2019.

On October 10, 2019, Sister Mary Scullion appeared before City Council's Special Committee on Poverty Reduction and Prevention. Below are her prepared remarks.


From the Philadelphia Inquirer:

For Jenese McKinley, the last General Assistance check came on July 30.

A $205-a-month stipend she received from the state of Pennsylvania to help her get by is now gone.

Gloria Casarez Residence Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting

Project HOME Celebrates Grand Opening of Gloria Casarez Residence on May 14

Newest Residence at 1315 North 8th Street is the first LGBTQ-friendly permanent supportive housing for young adults in Pennsylvania

Donations, including landmark gift from Lynne and Harold Honickman, will support work to end and prevent homelessness in Philadelphia


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