/Tag: homelessness

From Homelessness to Hope to Housing

2019-03-11T15:10:43-04:00April 17th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Moriya Smith with Labouré College President Maureen Smith at her graduation last May. Moriya is now studying for her bachelor’s degree.  Almost 20 years ago, when Moriya Smith was only a teenager, she became homeless, fending not only for herself, but her [...]

HAC Supports Homeless During Arctic Blast

2019-03-11T15:11:52-04:00February 8th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

Donor Spotlight: Paul Hebert

2019-03-11T15:11:53-04:00January 26th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Matt Pitta (left), co-host of last month’s Shelter Cape Cod Telethon, interviews longtime HAC supporter Paul Hebert about the region’s housing issues.  When Paul and Carolyn Hebert arrived on Cape Cod in 1981 with their three daughters Aimee, Mary and [...]

HAC’s Homeless Outreach Program Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

2019-03-11T15:15:11-04:00June 9th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

Editorial: Working with our Legislators to Tackle the Cape’s Housing Challenges

2019-03-11T15:15:19-04:00May 16th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

State Senator Julian Cyr (second from left) with HAC CEO Alisa Galazzi (from left), Director of Leased Housing Cindi Maule, Director of Family and Individual Services Cassi Danzl and Chief Operating Officer Walter Phinney.  I have been spending my first [...]

Cassi Danzl Leads Family and Individual Services

2019-03-11T15:15:59-04:00March 13th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Cassi Danzl joined HAC in January. She oversees the agency’s Family and Individual Services Department which includes housing search, homelessness prevention, HAC’s financial literacy workshops and homeless outreach efforts throughout Cape Cod.  One of the first things visitors to Cassi [...]

Shelter Telethon Puts Face to Cape’s Housing Issues

2019-03-11T15:16:50-04:00January 20th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

Grant Helps House Homeless on Martha’s Vineyard

2019-03-11T15:16:54-04:00January 12th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Karen Tewhey, HAC's HCEC housing counselor on Martha's Vineyard.  What can $81,658 buy on Martha’s Vineyard? Housing for seven of the island’s homeless. That is exactly how HAC will use that money, which was awarded to the agency last month, [...]