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Vaccines Bring Hope to Family Shelters

2021-04-16T11:31:58-04:00April 16th, 2021|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Angel House Shelter Director Lin Rohr receives her first vaccination as part of the Covid-19 vaccine rollout in our family shelters. Dee VanLare had just finished an overnight shift at our Carriage House shelter at the end of [...]

Case Manager Walks to Give Hope to Housing Assistance Clients

2021-04-16T13:31:52-04:00April 10th, 2021|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Prior to coming to Housing Assistance in the summer of 2018, Kevin Crawford worked as a firefighter and paramedic. Over the past two and a half years, he has worked at the Village at Cataumet and currently at our Scattered [...]

Donor Spotlight: Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS

2021-02-05T14:37:04-05:00February 5th, 2021|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In December 2014, Housing Assistance launched its Welcome Home Gift Basket Program which provides essential home goods to our clients who are making the transition from shelter to permanent housing. That year, the Cape Cod & Islands Association of [...]

The Kindness Continues During COVID-19

2020-05-21T15:02:49-04:00May 21st, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By Margaret Peters, Administrative Assistant at the Village at Cataumet Working at a homeless shelter means coming to work every day. It does not matter if it is raining, if there is a blizzard, a hurricane or even a [...]

Editorial: Responding to COVID-19

2020-05-14T11:16:35-04:00May 14th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Housing Assistance's management team has been meeting weekly on Zoom. Each department in our agency has also been meeting virtually to connect, support one another, and ensure we can continue supporting our clients.  By Alisa Magnotta We [...]

Send Happiness to Children in Shelter

2020-03-13T15:07:06-04:00March 13th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Families in our four homeless shelters are reducing visitors and outside activities to limit possible exposure to coronavirus/COVID-19. You can help keep families happily engaged by sending a gift of new art supplies, games, and activities. Please ship donations (do [...]

Items needed for Welcome Home Gift Basket Program

2020-03-09T16:58:55-04:00March 9th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Housing Assistance is seeking basic household items that will be given to our shelter clients when they make the transition to permanent housing as part of our Welcome Home Gift Basket program. Since 2014, Housing Assistance has organized the program [...]

Carriage House Gives Clients Tools to Succeed

2019-09-30T12:15:53-04:00September 25th, 2019|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Carriage House Case Manager Eileen McDonald (left) and Facility Director Mindy Caron. Six years ago, Eileen McDonald was hired as a case manager at Carriage House in North Falmouth, after serving as a volunteer. Coming from a 30-year [...]

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