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Jun 19

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The Homeless Alliance is hiring!

The Homeless Alliance is hiring a Program Assistant. The Homeless Alliance of WNY (HAWNY) works with community partners to implement best practices to end homelessness. So what does that mean exactly? Our purpose is to provide data and research to emergency shelters, housing agencies, and other programs so that they can better serve ...

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Apr 19

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Presentations from the Buffalo Poverty Research Workshop – X!

Hello! Thank you to everyone who was able to join us on April 5 for the tenth Buffalo Poverty Research Workshop! Katie Pieri presented the Lead Poisoning Report by the Community Foundation. You can read the original report here: Renewing our Pledge: A Path to Ending Lead Poisoning of Buffalo’s Most Vulnerable Citizens Kexin Ma ...

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Apr 19

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Tell Governor Cuomo that you support Housing Stability Support

HSS is Home Stability Support, a proposed statewide rental supplement for families and individuals who are eligible for public assistance benefits and who are facing eviction, homelessness, or loss of housing due to domestic violence or hazardous living conditions. HSS will be a bridge between the current shelter allowance and 85% of ...

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Mar 19

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Request for Proposals: Planning Grant!

Full PDF of the Request for Proposals is here. Homeless Alliance of WNY (HAWNY) is the Continuum of Care and HMIS leadvfor the Erie, Niagara, Genesee, Wyoming, and Orleans County. HAWNY is the recipient of the CoC Planning funds awarded by HUD during the last CoC competition. We are looking to sub-contract a portion of […]

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Jan 19

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Request for Proposal for creating a Coordinated Entry Evaluation tool and/or conducting the evaluation

RFP Submission Deadline: March 8th,2019 4:00 pm Homeless Alliance of WNY is a Continuum of Care (CoC) Lead agency for Erie, Niagara, Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming Counties. Our region receives about $12 million Continuum of Care funding from HUD for housing individual and family who experience homelessness. In 2017, our community’s ...

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Nov 18

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Coordinated Entry Evaluation Request for Proposals!

Check out the Coordinated Entry Request for proposal document here! Homeless Alliance of WNY is a Continuum of Care (CoC) Lead agency for Erie, Niagara, Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming Counties. Our region receives about $12 million Continuum of Care funding from HUD for housing individual and family who experience homelessness. In ...

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Oct 18

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Community Action Organization Homeless Prevention

For Erie County Only! The Community Action Organization of Western New York has a homeless prevention program for people requiring assistance with their first month or one month of past-due rent. Please see the flyer below for more details – interested parties should contact the CAO New Venture Housing Division at (716) ...

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Jun 18

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City of Buffalo Emergency Solutions Grant Request for Proposals

Full City of Buffalo Emergency Solutions Grant Request for Proposals Rapid Rehousing is a United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funded Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) program dedicated to serving homeless individuals and families, helping them quickly exit homelessness and return to permanent housing. Per ...

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May 18

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CoC Planning Grant Request for Proposals!

Continuum of Care Planning Grant Request for Proposals (posted 5/9/2018) Homeless Alliance of WNY(HAWNY) is the Continuum of Care and HMIS lead for the Erie, Niagara, Genesee, Wyoming, and Orleans County. HAWNY is the recipient of the CoC Planning funds awarded by HUD during the last CoC competition. We are looking to sub-contract a ...

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Apr 18

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New CoC Project Application Has Been Posted!

Hello everyone! We are starting our local application process for new projects using HUD CoC funding (subject to the national application process and competition) a bit earlier than the national one to ensure enough time for ranking and evaluation. Check out the full application below: FY2018 New project Application IMPORTANT PIECES: ...

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