Pandemic hotel vouchers for about 700 homeless to end July 1
By Lisa Rathke Jun. 22, 2021 09:52 AM EDT
Vermont is ending its pandemic-related emergency housing in hotels and motels for some of the homeless population because the program is not sustainable, hotel...
The Latest: Conn. plans 'signing bonus' to boost job seeking
By The Associated Press May. 17, 2021 01:32 AM EDT
Senior UN migration official visits migrant camps in Bosnia
By Darko Bandic Apr. 21, 2021 12:07 PM EDT
Georgia budget nears final action as Senate backs plan 54-0
By Jeff Amy Mar. 23, 2021 12:18 PM EDT
Housing project seeks to help women involved in sex trade
By Edgar Mendez Of Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service Feb. 06, 2021 01:01 AM EST
MILWAUKEE (AP) — In 2019, Rhonda Reid, a housing navigator for the Milwaukee County Housing Division, received a referral to help a chronically homeless woman...
Lawmakers considering plan to boost funding for nonprofits
Jan. 29, 2021 07:33 PM EST
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut lawmakers are being asked to consider a new, five-year proposal to boost state funding for nonprofit social service agencies...
State to vaccinate those in congregate care sites, prisons
Jan. 13, 2021 11:05 AM EST
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts will start vaccinating individuals living and working in congregate care facilities and prisons on Monday, Gov. Charlie Baker said...
Businesses reopen as Rhode Island's 3-week 'pause' is lifted
Dec. 21, 2020 09:59 AM EST
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Some Rhode Island businesses are allowed to reopen or increase capacity Monday now that Gov. Gina Raimondo's “pause” to help control...
COVID-19 pandemic strains Maryland groups helping homeless
By Kaitlyn Francis Of Capital News Service Nov. 18, 2020 05:11 PM EST
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has increased the strain on groups that work to prevent homelessness in Maryland, with experts saying single...
Amid pandemic, Mexico to cut funds for women's shelters
By Mark Stevenson May. 06, 2020 05:54 PM EDT
Charlize Theron launches initiative to fight gender violence
Apr. 22, 2020 01:13 PM EDT
Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania
By The Associated Press Apr. 08, 2020 02:10 PM EDT
Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Pennsylvania’s newspapers: Right call on airline cash The...
UN chief urges end to domestic violence, citing global surge
By Edith M. Lederer Apr. 05, 2020 09:53 PM EDT
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Sunday night that there has been “a horrifying global surge in domestic violence” as fear of...