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HUD renews local homeless assistance program grants (access required)

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded $2.5 billion to renew support to thousands of homeless assistance programs nationwide, including more than $13 million in the Rochester area. HUD’s Continuum of Care grants will provide critically ...

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Rochester area to receive nearly $4 million to battle homelessness (access required)

The Rochester area will receive nearly $4 million in U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development funding to help its homeless population during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Emergency Solutions Grants are part of a $4 billion funding allocation nationwide targeted ...

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Organizations collaborate to fill homelessness funding gap (access required)

Three area organizations will collaborate this winter to solve a $370,700 shelter funding crisis caused by the redirection of federal and state funding. ESL Federal Credit Union, the United Way of Greater Rochester Inc. and Rochester Area Community Foundation said ...

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Four local nonprofits lose homelessness funding (access required)

As winter approaches, four local homeless service providers have lost more than half a million dollars in federal and state funding. Together, the Salvation Army of Greater Rochester, YWCA of Rochester & Monroe County, Volunteers of America – Rochester and Spiritus ...

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Homelessness tackled by hundreds at symposium (access required)

More than 6,100 people experience homelessness annually in Monroe County, and on any given day, 850 people are without a home to call their own. “While these numbers are staggering, they do not include all the people who are experiencing ...

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Homelessness agency changes name to better emphasize mission (access required)

A decision to bring more attention to Rochester’s homelessness has led to an organizational rebranding for one area nonprofit. Rochester-Monroe County Homeless Continuum of Care has changed its name to Partners Ending Homelessness. The name change and new logo were revealed ...

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Delphi Rise receives funding to combat homelessness (access required)

Delphi Rise has been named one of 16 nonprofit agencies statewide to receive part of an $8.5 million award to expand supportive housing for homeless individuals with mental illness. Delphi, formerly known as Delphi Drug & Alcohol Council Inc., is ...

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Stand down event to provide services for homeless vets (access required)

Homeless and at-risk veterans will have an opportunity to connect with essential services in Rochester at Tuesday’s annual Veterans Stand Down. The County of Monroe and Veterans Outreach Center will work with the federal Department of Veterans Affairs and other ...

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Trillium Health receives $20 million grant to help stem chronic homelessness (access required)

Trillium Health Inc. has received the largest grant in its history, enabling the organization to construct a $19.3 million mixed-use development. The state’s Empire State Supportive Housing Initiative (ESSHI) grant totals $20 million over 40 years, with $500,000 distributed annually ...

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