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What does ‘Housing First’ mean? We ask Pathways to Housing PA to explain purpose

Jun. 25, 2019 11:00 am

What does ‘Housing First’ mean? We ask Pathways to Housing PA to explain

The Housing First model focuses on people experiencing chronic homelessness — and on long-term housing retention and supportive services.
Homeless services and housing are a lot like Sinatra’s ‘Love & Marriage’ purpose

Sep. 29, 2016 3:08 pm

Homeless services and housing are a lot like Sinatra’s ‘Love & Marriage’

You can't have one without the other. These stories from local service providers are proof.
Broderick Green was homeless and addicted. Now he works at the nonprofit that saved him people

Sep. 23, 2016 12:58 pm

Broderick Green was homeless and addicted. Now he works at the nonprofit that saved him

After five years at rock bottom, Green is living his 'wildest dreams' as a support specialist at Depaul USA.
Want to help Philly’s homeless? This is how you plug in method

Aug. 4, 2016 12:55 pm

Want to help Philly’s homeless? This is how you plug in

Our first event in the Blueprint "issue mapping" series will be centered around homelessness and the ways advocates in the community are currently addressing the problem.
Philly’s oldest known homeless man needs help traveling to his family — in London funding

Jul. 14, 2016 2:53 pm

Philly’s oldest known homeless man needs help traveling to his family — in London

Resources for Human Development is helping 85-year-old Sam Foster raise $15,000 to get to his son in the U.K.
Lolly Galvin’s Dignity Project is evolving with #phillystreetcuts purpose

Jul. 7, 2016 11:58 am

Lolly Galvin’s Dignity Project is evolving with #phillystreetcuts

The Diginity Project is enlisting local stylists to take some time out of their day and cut homeless individuals' hair. Will it grow into something lasting or remain a social media campaign?
What these cuts to federal homeless shelter funding mean for Philadelphia funding

Jun. 13, 2016 3:07 pm

What these cuts to federal homeless shelter funding mean for Philadelphia

While shelters across the country suffer, Philadelphia is able to remain a competitive contender for HUD dollars due to its focus on providing permanent housing options.
Back On My Feet is launching in San Francisco this November results

May 31, 2016 12:35 pm

Back On My Feet is launching in San Francisco this November

Here are some takeaways from the nonprofit's new strategic plan.
How Bethesda Project is measuring its impact on homelessness method

May 25, 2016 9:08 am

How Bethesda Project is measuring its impact on homelessness

The "last resort" nonprofit uses some interesting metrics to measure the impact of its three-pronged approach.
7 things you should know about homelessness in Philly purpose

May 24, 2016 12:40 pm

7 things you should know about homelessness in Philly

For one — veteran homelessness has not ended, no matter what our former mayor says.

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