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Seeking 2017 Point-in-Time Count Volunteers!

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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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Sep 16

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Code Blue City of Buffalo ESG RFP – Please Circulate!

Attention non-profits: The City of Buffalo is releasing its request for proposals for Code Blue (funded with City of Buffalo Emergency Solution Grant funding). The Code Blue program provides engagement and outreach, transportation, a warm meal and shelter, along with case management to Buffalo’s homeless population on evenings when ...

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Sep 16

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Thank you Governor Cuomo ($2 Billion MOU)

September 14, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Dale Zuchlewski 716-853-1101 On behalf of the over 100 members of the Homeless Alliance of Western New York in five upstate counties, I would like to give my heartfelt thanks to Governor Cuomo for the memorandum of understanding with the legislature on releasing $2 billion for the ...

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Aug 16

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News

We’ve been busy! Check out what’s new on the website: 1) The CoC rankings for FY 2016 are finalized and can be viewed here:https://wnyhomeless.org/continuum-o…/coc-funding-competition/ 2) We have a 10-year plan update! Check it out here:https://wnyhomeless.org/continuum-of-care/coc-documents/ 3) Our bylaws and written ...

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