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Board Member Spotlight: Cathy Gibson

From Homelessness to Board Member and Community Advocate: Housing is the Foundation When you first walk into Cathy Gibson’s apartment in downtown Hyannis, a prominent sign that reads, “She believed she could, so she did,” greets visitors. It’s a fitting motto [...]

Big Fix-A-Thon to Make Big Impact

Since Housing Assistance’s Big Fix-A-Thon started in 2010, each year has taken on a slightly different personality. This month, more than 300 volunteers will tackle a range of small improvement projects at 16 homes in Hyannis and Centerville. Like previous [...]

Carriage House Gives Clients Tools to Succeed

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 career [...]

Planting Seeds of Hope

Lawrence holds one of the tomatoes he helped grow this summer. The garden has provided him with a sense of productivity.  Most mornings or evenings, you can find Andrew watering the garden behind his Hyannis house. It’s an idyllic [...]

Celebrating Carriage House’s 30th Anniversary

Dorothy Battles had driven by the historic property on Old Main Road in North Falmouth, countless times. She often told her husband Kenneth, the former co-owner of the Sea Crest Beach Hotel, it was her dream home so much so that [...]

Marine Corps League Remembers Angel House

Angel House Facility Director Lin Rohr greets Jim Laskey of the Massachusetts Marine Corps League. The back of Lin Rohr’s Housing Assistance van was filled with a variety of home goods that included candies, diapers, baby wipes, laundry detergent, [...]

New Homeowner Has Plenty to Smile About

The first thing you notice when you meet Daniel Coburn is the smile. At the end of June, that smile was on full display when Daniel became a first-time homeowner, purchasing an affordable house in Yarmouth. At the closing, Director of [...]

Fix, Fundraise, or Do Both!

On Saturday, October 5, Housing Assistance’s 10th Annual Big Fix-A-Thon is coming to Hyannis and Centerville, and we need your help! Volunteers are needed to serve as Fixers, Fundraisers, or Fixers/Fundraisers during the fundraising day of service. Fixers will donate their [...]

Charter Cup Sets Record

In 2017, the Charter Cup Fishing Tournament was launched, raising just over $50,000 for eight nonprofits on Cape Cod. Now in its third year, the event has experienced rapid growth with more than $120,000 raised for 11 nonprofits, including Housing Assistance. [...]

Walk for Hope Prevents Homelessness on Cape Cod

An Angel House shelter client cuts the ribbon to start the Hyannis Walk for Hope. At the beginning of June, Housing Assistance brought its Walk for Hope to Hyannis and Falmouth. With nearly 60 participants, the two walks raised [...]

Celebrating Success at Oysters & Champagne

Tara Wallace (middle) shared her story at Oysters & Champagne. She was one of four former clients who are now Housing Assistance Board members who attended they event. All four graduated from our Family Self-Sufficiency program managed by Jan Nelson. [...]

$1 Million Goal Set for 2024

  The $90,000 Housing Assistance raised from its Keystone Investor Cape Cod 5 and its three Community Investors represents the start of a goal to raise $1 million for the agency’s Housing Legacy Fund by its 50th anniversary in 2024. That [...]

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