Prior to coming to Housing Assistance as a case manager at our Scattered Sites shelter in Hyannis last September, Gemma Rehm spent over six years as a mental health specialist at Cape Cod Hospital. The similarities between the two roles, [...]
Working with homeless individuals can be difficult work. There are many obstacles to getting them housed that must be overcome: lack of identification and references; difficulty staying in contact and completing paperwork; and sometimes physical and mental health issues. [...]
During each month, Housing Assistance’s Homeless Outreach staff works with roughly 25 to 40 homeless individuals at a time. While their work is critical throughout the year, it is even more important during the winter months when frigid temperatures [...]
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.
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 [...]
WCAI’s Sean Corcoran sings “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” with several students from the Nathaniel H. Wixon Innovation School. During the first hour of the 11th Annual Shelter Cape Cod Telethon, State Representative Timothy Madden made his way onto the festively [...]