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Two Federal Agencies Announce Funding For Housing and Services For Low-Income Citizens with Disabilities
The Departments of Health and Human Services and Housing and Urban Developed announced $93 million going to 13 states to provide housing and services to low-income people with disabilities. By...more



State Grants more than $200,000 Awarded to Three Housing and Service Programs
A total of $243,000 in state funds is being awarded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to three housing and service programs serving the Wyoming area. The grants will be used...more

Santa Barbara Homeless Survey
Two nonprofits, Common Ground Santa Barbara County and the Central Coast Collaborative on Homelessness, are soliciting for 500 volunteers to conduct a survey of homelessness in the county. The...more

The Story of a Homeless Girl
An article by award-winning journalist Andrea Elliott tells the story of Dasani, a homeless girl who lives in a bad City-run shelter. Her heartrending story is a look into the everyday privations...more

Compass Project Critical to the Needs of Homeless Youth
The Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts has suddenly cut the funding on the Compass Project, a youth development approach that is being used in Worcester to serve homeless youths. The...more

Charity Pushes for More Action to Help Homeless
Homeless Link, a charity that acts to fight homelessness, demands that more action is needed to help homeless families. New figures from the Department for Communities and Local Government reveal...more

HomeStart Sets to End Homelessness
HomeStart, a nonprofit organization, works to end homelessness in the Greater Boston area. HomeStart officials lead the organization to help homeless individuals, families and veterans. The...more

Connect Event Helps Thousands of People at Risk for Homelessness
Homeless Connect is a bi-annual, community-centered event that offers free services to homeless and at-risk individuals on a single location. The event was held Sunday and gathered up to 400...more

Not Done Yet: Ending Homelessness
According to the Point-in-Time Count last January, the number of the chronically homeless dropped to more than 50 percent, which is good news. However, there is still a mounting struggle to combat...more






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Social Enterprise Pushes Continuity of Care and Home Births


Social Enterprise Pushes Continuity of Care and Home Births

The Neighbourhood Midwives, the brainchild of Annie Francis of Hampshire, offers midwifery services geared for the continuity of care to women and their families.




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