Over the course of nine months in 2018, when Debi was pregnant with her third son, she was homeless. She gave birth to him on September 26 of that year. “Three weeks after he was born, I said, ‘I [...]
More than 20 of Cape Cod's most talented musicians and performers will come together for the 16th Annual Cape Cod Christmas Cavalcade for the Homeless on December 15, 2019.
Homeless Outreach Specialist Derick Bussiere was one of four HAC staffers to assist the region’s homeless during last month’s stretch of frigid temperatures. The start of the new year brought with it one of the longest stretches of sub-freezing weather [...]
HAC’s new outreach specialist Shannon Tracy with her colleague Deborah McDonnel’s dog Ida. Tracy moved to Cape Cod in September. Working with the homeless can be challenging, but HAC’s newest outreach specialist Shannon Tracy understands those difficulties are [...]
Derick Bussiere, a former housing search specialist at the NOAH Shelter, has served as HAC’s homeless outreach specialist since last June. Bussiere started working at HAC in April 2014. No great deed has ever been accomplished alone. It’s a fact [...]
Holding a microphone in her right hand and a handwritten essay on a piece of paper in the other, Autumn Rivieccio’s words came out slowly and softly. “When I slept in my car one night with my mom and dad [...]
Many people were surprised a few months ago when the Boston Globe came out with a comprehensive nationwide study of the causes of homelessness. Turns out, lack of affordable housing is a bigger factor than poverty when it comes to [...]
After operating the NOAH Shelter for the past 32 years, HAC will soon be handing that responsibility over to Catholic Social Services (CSS) of the Diocese of Fall River. HAC’s board of directors voted on Wednesday evening to turn over [...]