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Homelessness

Comprehensive, on-the-ground outreach assists hundreds of Burlingtonians

Burlington Free PressToday’s Burlington Free Press spotlights Matt Young, supervisor for the Howard Center’s Street Outreach Team, who “doesn’t just find the homeless shelter [but] wants to show them the way to a home.”  Young and his team walk the streets of Burlington, as

Annual count of Vermont homeless to take place January 29-30, 2013

Vermont's 2013 Point-in-Time (PIT) Count will take place next Tuesday, January 29 Wednesday, January 30, 2013.

Governor Shumlin signs Vermont’s Plan to End Homelessness

Hours before Governor Shumlin delivered his second inaugural address last week, Vermonters combating homelessness gathered on the Statehouse steps in Montpelier.

Upcoming Homeless Awareness Vigil and Legislative Day

 

The Vermont Homeless Awareness Vigil and Legislative Day

  • 8:30 am - 12 pm
  • Vermont State House -  115 State Street,  Montpelier, VT

 

Events calendar for week of December 3, 2012

Organizing your schedule for next week? Check out the list below and the Events Calendar page on VHFA’s website for the latest Vermont housing events.

 

Plan for ending homelessness in Vermont drafted

The Vermont Council on Homelessness has been working on writing a new Plan to End Homelessness and just released a draft for public comment.

Child homelessness remains a widespread U.S. problem

Homelessness among children and teenagers is a chronic problem in Vermont and many other states. In 2011, 838 Vermonters under the age of 18 spent time in the state's shelters, reported the VT Office of Economic Opportunity.

Pre-register by August 1 for meeting to re-envision the General Assistance Housing Program

From the VT Department for Children and Families:

Your feedback needed for Vermont’s Plan to End Homelessness

Want to help end one of our state’s most serious housing problems?

Storm-damaged COTS Daystation in Burlington needs your help

Despite the generous recent support of community members, storm damage to the COTS Daystation on July 4th will require even more donations to resume operations.

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