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Open Door Mission plans affordable, supportive housing complex on West Main Street

Open Door Mission is embarking on a new venture. The nearly 70-year-old organization, which provides emergency shelter and services for homeless...
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Thu, 02/04/2021 - 7:14am
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Looking for ways to help the homeless stay safe in the pandemic

The group Partners Ending Homelessness, a local organization helping coordinate the response to the needs of the homeless during the coronavirus...
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Mon, 01/04/2021 - 1:09am
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Cuomo asks governments to reopen homeless shelters

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is asking local governments in New York state that have closed homeless shelters during the COVID-19 crisis to begin reopening those...
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Mon, 09/28/2020 - 1:26pm
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VOA expects 7 new supportive housing units for homeless in 2021

Volunteers of America is announcing more housing opportunities in Rochester for people who are homeless. The VOA expects seven new supportive housing...
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Tue, 03/10/2020 - 12:31pm
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Soul to sole: Foot-washing clinic at St. Joseph's House cares for homeless

As they prepared for their guests, the dozen or so volunteers at St. Joseph's House of Hospitality gathered in a circle, clasped hands, and prayed for...
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Wed, 03/04/2020 - 5:59am
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Annual Rochester homeless count to take place this month

Each January, communities around the United States that apply for federal funding to address homelessness are required to provide a one-night count of...
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Wed, 01/08/2020 - 7:38am
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Connections: How are mental health and homelessness connected?

How are mental health and homelessness connected? The Spiritus Christi Mental Health Center is preparing for its annual Riverwalk , a fundraiser which...
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Tue, 10/22/2019 - 10:39am
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Connections: The state of homelessness in Western New York

New York State is cutting funding for several organizations that serve the homeless population. The cuts total more than half a million dollars. The...
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Wed, 10/16/2019 - 1:10pm
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Connections: Discussing the "perfect storm" threatening homeless youth in Rochester

There’s a “perfect storm” threatening young, homeless people, according to a member of Rochester City Council. Elaine Spaull has decided not to seek...
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Thu, 03/28/2019 - 10:32am
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Trillium Health receives ‘the largest grant award in its history’

Trillium Health, the Rochester-based organization that focuses on promoting health equity, has received a $20 million state grant to fund the...
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Wed, 12/12/2018 - 12:35pm
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