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New Haven’s Columbus House overflow shelter moving

New Haven Register

New Haven’s Columbus House overflow shelter moving

February 12, 2019

The homeless men staying in Columbus House’s overflow shelter will be sleeping in a new location beginning Wednesday night.

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Warming centers, diversion programs part of addressing homelessness in state

The Middletown Press

Warming centers, diversion programs part of addressing homelessness in state

February 6, 2019

Cuts in state aid have stretched budgets thin for agencies that help find shelter for individuals and families without a place to stay, but a coalition of agencies has found success in mostly reversing the tide of chronic homelessness.

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Needy Fed To Honor Tragic Anniversary of Ethan Song's Death

Guilford Patch

Needy Fed To Honor Tragic Anniversary of Ethan Song's Death

February 1, 2019

To mark the tragic one year anniversary of the death of Ethan Song from a gun shot, friends of the Song family Thursday served dinner to 100 guests at the Columbus House shelter in New Haven

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Orange church youth group to sleep outside to raise money for homelessness

WTNH

Orange church youth group to sleep outside to raise money for homelessness

January 26, 2019

The Orange Congregational Church will be raising money and awareness for homelessness on Friday.

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Deep Freeze Puts New Center To Test

New Haven Independent

Deep Freeze Puts New Center To Test

January 22, 2019

If it weren’t for the warming center in the basement of Grace and St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Evelyn doesn’t know where she would have been Monday. Except out in the deadly cold.

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Hill Scrutinizes Columbus House Plans

New Haven Independent

Hill Scrutinizes Columbus House Plans

January 21, 2019

A local homeless shelter nonprofit and Yale’s architecture school have teamed up to build five homes in five years for formerly homeless tenants.

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Hamden Warming Centers extend their hours through Tuesday

NEWS 8 WTNH

Hamden Warming Centers extend their hours through Tuesday

January 19, 2019

Keeping those in need stay safe is why the Hamden Warming Center is extending their hours.

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Hamden Offering Overnight Warming Centers

NBC Connecticut

Hamden Offering Overnight Warming Centers

January 9, 2019

Hamden is making sure the most vulnerable don’t have to spend the night outside during the coldest time of the year.

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Hamden Prepares To “Warm” Homeless

New Haven Independent

Hamden Prepares To “Warm” Homeless

January 7, 2019

Thick socks, individual packages with cereal, peanut butter, and tissues. Protein bars, jars of instant coffee, and lots of warmth and goodwill.

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Knights of Columbus give $75,000 to New Haven-area charities

New Haven Register

Knights of Columbus give $75,000 to New Haven-area charities

December 27, 2018

NEW HAVEN — The Knights of Columbus sent $75,000 in contributions to more than 20 area charities this month in the spirit of giving back to the community.

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