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From The Philadelphia Tribune

A new residential project for those struggling with addiction will rise at the epicenter of the opioid crisis — Philadelphia’s Kensington neighborhood.


From: The Inquirer

On Tuesday morning, at the tail end of a groundbreaking ceremony for a new housing complex for people coming out of addiction and homelessness, Sister Mary Scullion leaned into the microphone.


From: CBS Philly

An elementary school will be converted as part of the huge project to provide housing for people recovering from addiction.


From: KYW

Funders and officials of Project HOME gathered in Kensington Tuesday for what was supposed to be the start of construction on the long-planned and desperately needed housing for people recovering from addiction.

There was just one glitch: the government shutdown.



Shareda Green sat dumbfounded inside a drab, unmarked office on Fairmount Avenue in Philadelphia. More than two hours into her weekday shift at the Project HOME Outreach Coordination Center, the veteran dispatcher hadn’t assigned a single homeless outreach team to talk to a single person about getting off the streets.


From The Philadelphia Tribune

With panhandling and homelessness ramping up on the sidewalks of Center City, a homeless advocacy group and a business improvement district have teamed up in an outreach effort and are asking the public to get involved.


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“Your Story Doesn’t End Here. I Know Because Mine Didn’t.”


From the Philadelphia Inquirer: 

A bracing wind shot through Dilworth Plaza on Tuesday morning as Center City District and Project HOME leaders gathered to announce a campaign to place ads in bus shelters that offer help to homeless people.


From Curbed Philadelphia

A new awareness campaign in Center City aims to bring information on shelter and food, as well as a message of hope to Philadelphians without a home this winter.


From KYW1060:

LaToya Singleton is one of five formerly homeless people who are about to become Philly famous.

Their photos and messages of hope will appear in ads posted on 70 transit shelters throughout Center City, as part of Project HOME and Center City District's new homeless outreach campaign.


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