The ACLU had said destroying belongings would be unconstitutional. Police considered renting a storage locker, but in the end residents asked the city to hold onto few items.
Police are expected to shutdown the homeless encampment in Burlington’s South End early next week.
News Release — Groundworks Collaborative Sept. 25, 2017 Contact: Josh Davis, Executive Director, Groundworks Collaborative 802-257-0066 x1102 or 802-490-2951 [email protected] BRATTLEBORO, VT – Groundworks Collaborative will hold the seventh annual Hike for the Homeless fundraiser on Saturday, October 14, on Mount Wantastiquet in Hinsdale, NH. There will be two start times, 10am and 12:30pm, each […]
Long before recent high-profile events, Chief Brandon del Pozo has been considering new ways to deal with public drunkenness and other violations.
Half of the apartments at a former motel will be set aside for the chronically homeless, with services provided on site.
More than 1,200 Vermonters including more than 300 children were homeless on January 24, according to the latest annual report designed to measure homelessness. The annual Point-In-Time Count Report, released Tuesday, showed 1,225 homeless Vermonters, an increase of 11 percent over 2016. There were 306 homeless children, representing 25 percent of the total. More than […]
Advocates will take to tents to dramatize new state numbers that report a rising problem.
The family homeless shelter would serve up to 10 families and be located in the former Red Cross building off Strongs Avenue in Rutland and near the entrance to Howe Center.
Under the proposal, the property would be run as a sober-living home for at least 13 homeless people with high needs.
News Release — Vermont Coalition to End Homelessness January 21, 2017 Contact: MaryEllen Mendl 802-861-0146 ext. 205 Various homeless not for profit and state agencies are gearing up for the eleventh official statewide homeless point in time count on January 25 of 2015. The Vermont Coalition to End Homelessness (Balance of State) and the Chittenden County […]
While the image of the homeless person in a tent with a cart of belongings may be what homelessness looks like for many people, 64 families, including 109 children, stayed at the COTS family shelter in 2015.
News Release — Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Dec. 14, 2016 Contact: Gina Pattison Director, Development & Marketing Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Phone: 802.257.8314 Brattleboro, VT – (December 14, 2016) – Brattleboro Memorial Hospital President and CEO Steven R. Gordon and Groundworks Collaborative Executive Director Joshua Davis are pleased to announce that a $25,000 grant was recently received […]
The 60-year-old man has lived in subsidized housing, then in homeless shelters but he decided recently to live outside because the social activity in the shelter aggravated his mental illness.
Following a national model aimed at providing permanent housing for the long-term homeless, social service nonprofits in Burlington have renovated a former motel into subsidized housing.