Homeless Service Providers Network

Overflow Shelter Debated
Overflow Shelter Debated
The debate continues over when New Bedford's Emergency Overflow Shelter should open its doors. Advocates for the homeless attended a meeting Thursday of the city's Homeless Service Provider Network contending the shelter's schedule is too haphazard, and there are nights when the shelter should be open, but isn't...
Homeless In New Bedford
Homeless In New Bedford
Meet one of downtown New Bedford's regulars. I have known of and spoken 2-3 times to Rick. He lived outside the Pleasant Street post office for much of this summer. I've never seen him fight, use drugs, cause trouble. Last year, Rick was a main stay and focal point across the street at Bank of America...
Alves Wins Award
Alves Wins Award
The winner of this year's Sister Rose Award has been working in the human service field in New Bedford for more than 20 years. Carl Alves is the executive director of PAACA and member of the Homeless Service Providers Network. He was presented the award Thurday during the celebration of Community Development Block Grant Week...