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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.

 

From WHYY

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.

 

Contact:
JoAnn Loviglio
T 215.440.5546
jloviglio@centercityphila.org

Contact:
Michael Gainer
T 215.232.7272 x3058
michaelgainer@projecthome.org
 

“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.

 

From the Philadelphia Gay News

Project HOME will host a fundraiser for the last piece of private funding to build the Gloria Casarez Residence, one of the commonwealth’s only low-income, LGBTQ-friendly residences for at-risk young adults.

 

From Streetsblog.org:

The Hub of Hope is a partnership between the transit agency, SEPTA, and Project HOME, a social service agency for unsheltered people. SEPTA provided the space — a renovated 800-square-foot storefront inside the underground rail station at Penn Center downtown.

 

From Philadelphia Gay News

A local nonprofit housing organization is accepting applications for the first LGBTQ-friendly permanent housing residence for young homeless adults.

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