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Funding Opportunity: RFP for direct services related to SOAR & SSI/SSDI applications

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Feb 17

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Funding Opportunity: RFP for direct services related to SOAR & SSI/SSDI applications

HAWNY is the local lead for SOAR (SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery), a model to end homelessness through increased access to SSI/SSDI income supports, funded by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The SOAR model is utilized in all 50 states and is a proven method for increasing SSI/SSDI ...

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Jan 17

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Seeking donation of professional clothing for Employment Taskforce!

Do you have new or gently used professional clothing you no longer wear just taking up space in your closet? Gather your items and put them to good use by donating them to Employment Task Force for homeless clients seeking employment. The collection will be available to a number of collaborating agencies and is a much […]

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Dec 16

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College Prep QuickStart at UBEOC

The University at Buffalo Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) is launching a new College Prep QuickStart program in January, 2017 and would like to share this information with you, so that if you deem that there are college-interested clients that your office serves, that you would consider having them contact our admissions office ...

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Dec 16

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Seeking 2017 Point-in-Time Count Volunteers!

Do you have a few hours to spare from sunset 1/25/2017 to sunset 1/26/2017? Are you familiar with the general concepts of trauma-informed care? Volunteer to be a Point-in-Time Canvasser (Sign up at this link)! The Point-in-Time Count is the annual census of all people in WNY experiencing homelessness in the last week of January. […]

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Dec 16

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2016 Luncheon Recap!

Thank you to everyone who came to our 2016 Annual Award Luncheon. Thank you to Bill O’Connell from the HUD office for taking the time to speak and for sharing a few words about the road ahead. We enjoyed recognizing the great work done this past year, especially by the award winners: Governor Andrew Cuomo […]

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Nov 16

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Homeless Alliance Award Winners!!!

We’re hoping to see you December 9th at our Annual Award Luncheon! We are pleased to announce this year’s award winners! Monsignor Henry Gugino Organizational Service Award: Erie County Department of Mental Health Killian Vetter Individual Achievement Award: Nadia Pizarro (Lakeshore Behavioral Health) Unsung Heroes: ...

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Nov 16

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Coordinating Services and Accessing Resource Conference Resources

Thank you to everyone who attended the Coordinating Services and Accessing Resources Conference organizing by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Homeless Alliance. Thank you to our presenters for taking their time to discuss the processes, and thank you to Sam Miller of HUD for his work in making this ...

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Oct 16

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Advocacy Notice: Home Stability Support

Advocacy Notice: Home Stability Support Assemblymember Andrew Hevesi is spearheading an exciting effort to help solve homelessness, and he asked us to let you know about it. Please see his letter below and the sign-on letter attached.  Dear Friends, My office and I have been working with the Coalition for the Homeless, Empire ...

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Oct 16

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MAYORS OF BUFFALO, NIAGARA FALLS, LOCKPORT AND TONAWANDA ANNOUNCE SUCCESS IN CHALLENGE TO END VETERAN HOMELESSNESS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lorey Schultz October 20, 2016 (Click here for a PDF of the Press Release) MAYORS OF BUFFALO, NIAGARA FALLS, LOCKPORT AND TONAWANDA ANNOUNCE SUCCESS IN CHALLENGE TO END VETERAN HOMELESSNESS Buffalo – Mayors of the Cities of Buffalo (Byron W. Brown), Niagara Falls (Paul Dyster), Lockport (Anne ...

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Oct 16

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#BeCountedWNY!

This year, more than 8,000 individuals will become homeless in Western New York. We know there are additional homeless youth moving from couch to couch who do not know if they will have a safe place to sleep, or for how long they can stay at their current place. With that said, we have an […]

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