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UNITY Extends Deadline for RFP SAMHSA Grants to Benefit Homeless Individuals Program

UNITY Extends Deadline for RFP SAMHSA Grants to Benefit Homeless Individuals Program

| April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

The deadline for the SAMHSA Grants to Benefit Homeless Individuals Program RFP has been extended to 5 p.m. April 7. All interested agencies are encouraged to apply. The full RFP can be accessed here.

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UNITY Partners: help end chronic homelessness!

UNITY Partners: help end chronic homelessness!

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here’s your opportunity to make a substantial impact toward ending chronic homelessness! The RFP is outlined below. UNITY of Greater New Orleans REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS SAMHSA Grants to Benefit Homeless Individuals Program March 26, 2014 Purpose of the RFP: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) has […]

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The Runner

The Runner

| March 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

That night we saw someone new, a young lady sitting on a filthy mattress, brushing a mangled wig while rats ran around her feet.

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Join us for our Spring Into Housing Campaign Kick-off Breakfast!

Join us for our Spring Into Housing Campaign Kick-off Breakfast!

| March 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

 

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UNITY's successes in N.O. praised by New York Times

UNITY’s successes in N.O. praised by New York Times

| January 23, 2014 | 6 Comments

Cities are moving away from long-term shelter and focusing, instead, on developing better ways to identify and prioritize vulnerable individuals and families, prevent crises, and rapidly re-house people, using short- or long-term assistance as needed.

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CoC Application Project Rankings

CoC Application Project Rankings

| January 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Evaluation and Project Selection Committee used scoring criteria approved by the Service Providers and Professionals Association to prioritize projects to submit as part of HUD’s 2013 CoC Application for Greater New Orleans.  Attached is the ranking project listing determined by the committee.  2013 Project Rankings  

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We need you!

We need you!

| January 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

We need you to help end homelessness in New Orleans and Jefferson Parish! Please consider volunteering to join the teams that will fan out across the city, surveying our community’s homeless people for the annual Point In Time count on January 27 and 28. We provide training and all the materials you need (even a t-shirt!).

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UNITY Releases RFP for new Permanent Supportive Housing Project

UNITY Releases RFP for new Permanent Supportive Housing Project

| December 20, 2013 | 4 Comments

UNITY invites all agencies to consider responding to our most recent Request for Proposals for a new Permanent Supporting Housing Project.    Applications are due January 3 at noon.  We hope that all eligible entities will consider applying, to assist with the drive to end chronic homelessness in New Orleans and Jefferson Parish. Access the full […]

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UNITY seeing increase in homeless families

UNITY seeing increase in homeless families

| December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Cuts to domestic-violence programs and economic hardship are causing more families to seek help in the city’s homeless shelters or to sleep in their cars or on the streets of New Orleans. Recently housed mother Trolean Tolliver was featured in a recent New Orleans Advocate article about the UNITY-led “500 Homes by the Holidays” campaign: […]

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Now able to house Manuel Justin.

Now able to house Manuel Justin.

| December 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

The UNITY we are today is able to house more chronically homeless people like Manuel Justin. After Hurricane Katrina, UNITY reinvented itself to respond to an explosion of homelessness. This summer, a New Orleans partnership led by UNITY further finetuned the way our teams approach and house New Orleans’ most vulnerable people. Manuel Justin, 62, […]

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