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Dec18

In the News - Woonsocket Shelters Open

Due to ongoing weather conditions Monday, the emergency shelter at Serenity Circle, 66 Social St., has been activated to accommodate those seeking shelter.
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Dec15

In the News - RI Foundation to Support Homeless Prevention Efforts with Grant

Eight nonprofits that regularly work with the homeless population in R.I. will receive $160,000 in grants from the Rhode Island Foundation that will be used to help residents stay housed this winter.
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Dec14

In the News - Woonsocket's Dignity Bus Set to Open

The Dignity Bus for homeless citizens is days away from the start of operations. Councilor Valerie Gonzalez says this collaboration between the city, state, and community partners is a significant step toward changing the system.
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Oct20

In the News - Details still being finalized before Dignity Bus is operational

City Council members passed legislation on Monday exempting the Dignity Bus from city zoning ordinances, one of the last few steps before the bus can open this winter.
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Oct10

In the News - RI keeps adding shelter space for the homeless, but it's never enough. Why demand grows

What shelter beds? That's what advocates for the homeless, service providers and protesters are asking as cities and towns across the state raid homeless encampments and say that the people being displaced or arrested – whose belongings are often thrown away – have been offered shelter.
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Oct09

In the News - To Tell the Truth

Strange and stranger. An apparent news blackout surrounding the fact that Gov. Dan McKee and a number of his aides, including Housing Secretary Stefan Pryor, took part on a “tour” of three homeless encampments in Woonsocket on Friday afternoon, Sept. 29, was finally broken, following reporting by S...
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Oct05

In the News - Woonsocket mayor after site visits: Time for new direction on homelessness

Representatives from various social service organizations in the city have had decades to make a dent in the homelessness problem here, says Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt, but have proven ineffective.
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Aug28

On The Public's Radio - A dignity Bus Arrives in Woonsocket RI

Lynn Arditi, from the Public's Radio describes how The Dignity Bus arrived in Woonsocket, the impetus behind this creative solution to keeping homeless individuals safe, and the hope it brings.
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Jun28

A Building Named in Honor of Josephine Byrd

On June 27 th , The Woonsocket Hope Building, located at 245 Main Street, was dedicated by Community Care Alliance (CCA) to Josephine Byrd and renamed The Josephine Byrd Community Services Building.
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May17

A forum on factors outside the mind that affect mental health

Community Care Alliance held a mental health panel discussion and luncheon, “Outside Your Head: Promote, Protect, & Restore,” at River Falls Restaurant in Woonsocket on May 17 th to encourage a conversation about new approaches to treating mental health by addressing mental stressors that are not o...
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