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Housing Cape Cod’s Homeless Youth

In January, we celebrated one year of service to homeless youth and young adults between the ages of 14 and 24 on Cape Cod. Housing Assistance’s Youth Homeless Services Program is funded through a grant from the Massachusetts Executive Office of [...]

Donor Spotlight: Rich Bryant

In 2011, when Rich Bryant was serving as president of the Home Builders and Remodelers Association of Cape Cod (HBRACC), he was asked to put together a group of skilled volunteers to assist with Housing Assistance’s Big Fix in Sandwich. [...]

Brewster Woods Receives $1.68 Million MassWorks Grant

In recent years, Housing Assistance and POAH (Preservation of Affordable Housing) have been developing Brewster Woods, a project that will bring 30 new affordable apartments for families in the Lower Cape community. In November, the project took a huge step forward [...]

Editorial: Christmas at Angel House

On January 1st we welcomed a new year and a new decade. I also celebrated my third anniversary here at Housing Assistance. The same excitement and admiration I felt my first days coming in as CEO have only grown in depth [...]

New Sneakers Boost Angel House Clients’ Recovery

Osterville Men's Club Member Paul Ruane (middle) with clients at our Angel House shelter. The men's club recently donated new sneakers to the clients. When Tristen came to Angel House in December 2018, she had spent nearly a [...]

Building a Sense of Home and Safety

Zelda Bergstrom (left) talks with Stephanie, one of the clients in our Youth Homeless Services Program, who we were able to place into permanent housing. For five months last year, Stephanie* lived in the woods of Cape Cod where [...]

A Homecoming for Energy Department’s David Fuller

Housing Assistance's new Energy Department Manager David Fuller. A little over 35 years after he last worked at Housing Assistance, David Fuller returned last fall to lend his expertise as the new manager of the agency’s Energy Department. [...]

Winter Drive for the Homeless

With frigid temperatures set to arrive over the next few days, Housing Assistance is seeking the following new unused items that will go to keep homeless individuals safe this winter. All donations can be dropped off at our offices at 460 [...]

Donor Spotlight: Dot and John DeYoung

John and Dot DeYoung have been longtime supporters of Housing Assistance. Since 2002, Dot and John DeYoung have donated monthly to support Housing Assistance’s work, but it wasn’t until a little over six years ago, when they volunteered [...]

Stuff a Stocking at Starbucks

Starbucks on Route 132 in Hyannis, is joining Starbucks in Mashpee Commons to collect stockings for teens who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness on Cape Cod. Last year, we served 270 teens who were either homeless or at [...]

Toy Run Kicks Off Holiday Season

Santa leads the parade of motorcycles during the 20th Annual Chris Wetherbee Memorial Toy Run. At the beginning of November, more than 225 motorcycles made their way from Eagles Hall in Buzzards Bay to The Navigator, Portuguese American Association [...]

Cape Cod Musicians Give Back at Cavalcade

The Chandler Travis Philharmonic performs at the 2018 Cavalcade / Courtesy of Joe Navas Photography (www.joenavasphoto.com) More than 20 of the Cape’s most talented musicians and performers will come together once again to spread holiday cheer and embrace [...]

Help the Homeless Stay Safe This Winter

As we prepare for winter, Housing Assistance is seeking your help to provide items that will keep homeless individuals on Cape Cod safe over the next few months. We are partnering with several homeless outreach organizations to collect necessary items, from [...]

New Home Gives Cataumet Client Hope for Future

Vanessa and her son Aamal moved into their apartment in January. They are looking forward to celebrating their first Christmas in their new home next month. At the beginning of June 2017, Aamal was born. His name means [...]

Institute Offers Strategies to Address Housing Crisis

Massachusetts Secretary of Housing & Economic Development Mike Kennealy gives an update on the efforts the state is making to boost housing production in the Commonwealth at our 3rd Annual Cape Housing Institute. Nearly 100 municipal officials, community leaders, [...]

Telethon for Hope Partners with Love Live Local

Amanda Converse (left) and Jen Villa, co-founders of Love Live Local. Housing Assistance is partnering with Love Live Local this December to energize its Telethon for Hope which will take place on Saturday, December 7, 5-8:30 PM, during the [...]

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