Homelessness

What’s New? – Sister Rose House
In my 'What's New?' blog, New Bedford's newest "house" is one that's truly out-of-the-ordinary! New Bedford has grappled with the complexity of homelessness. Up until now, we have only provided an overnight shelter for the homeless, but that's about to…
Room At The Inn for Christmas
Remember the biblical story of Joseph and Mary, who was about to give birth, being refused a place to stay because there was no room left at the inn? That is the inspiration of a local non-profit, Mercy Meals and More, to open its warm place to welcome anyone who seeks a roof over their head, a bite…
Hotline For The Homeless
When you have a lot of different non-profits duplicating similar services, it's like having a tossed salad in a large bowl. Everything is separate but together, if you get my drift. Well, now thanks to a new program, services for people who have fallen on tough times will make it easier to acce…
WBSM’s Quarters For Christmas Returns
After a decade long hiatus, WBSM is bringing back radio legend Stan Lipp’s Quarters for Christmas this December!  On Saturday, December 5th WBSM will be broadcasting live from the Dartmouth Mall to raise money for Rise Up For Homes, a local initiative to establish emergency over…
Home Street Home
" How does it feel to be without a home...like a complete unknown...like a rolling stone"....Bob Dylan. New Bedford was the home of a homeless awareness event called One Homeless Night ... Is Too Many.
Reaching Down Lifting Up
When it come to homelessness, there's no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up. Our community is coming together to elevate the awareness of local homelessness on Friday, October 16, from 6 pm to 6 am at Normandin Middle School with One Homeless Night ...
Possible Answer For The Homeless
One of the most pressing challenges on the South Coast is the issue of establishing a sustainable day-time shelter for the homeless. The main obstacles are the usual culprits: money, location, staffing and what services it could help the homeless with...

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