Tag: "Vulnerability Index"

Interested in Volunteering?

Interested in Volunteering?

| December 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

UNITY is looking for volunteers for the upcoming 2016 Point in Time Count (1/25/16 and 1/26/16) and with the Homeless Housing Initiative (gathering items for the UNITY Warehouse). AND WE NEED YOU! If you are interested in receiving information on ways you could volunteer please complete this form or click on the picture!

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2015 POINT IN TIME COUNT VOLUNTEER SIGN UP

2015 POINT IN TIME COUNT VOLUNTEER SIGN UP

| December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Volunteer registration for the 2015 Point In Time count has begun and will end on Monday, January 16, 2015. WE NEED YOU! The Point In Time Count is not possible without your time and commitment. Every year, UNITY of Greater New Orleans, as the lead agency for the New Orleans/Jefferson Parish Continuum of Care, conducts […]

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Ending Veteran Homelessness Weekly Newsletter — November 17, 2014

Ending Veteran Homelessness Weekly Newsletter — November 17, 2014

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

136 Veterans permanently housed!! Thanks to Housing Authority of New Orleans for this truly innovative way of helping to end all veteran homelessness! Check out this story about Mr. Riggs, the first beneficiary of this new program.

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UNITY hosts 2012 Registry Week

UNITY hosts 2012 Registry Week

| July 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Two years ago, New Orleans and Jefferson Parish, via the UNITY network of homeless service organizations, joined the 100,000 Homes Campaign, a national campaign to house 100,000 of the most vulnerable homeless persons in America by 2014.  The 100,000 Homes Campaign is being spearheaded by our national partner Community Solutions/Common Ground Community, with support from […]

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Los Angeles Project 50 shows it costs more to leave vulnerable neighbors on the street than it does to house them permanently

| June 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

A research authority with the County of Los Angeles has released its cost-effectiveness findings on Project 50, the County’s ambitious 2007 effort to move its most long-term, vulnerable homeless people into permanent housing. The report compared a cohort of long-term homeless individuals who did not participate in Project 50 to those who did. Its conclusion may not […]

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His Eyes Said He Didn’t Believe Me: A Thanksgiving Blog

His Eyes Said He Didn’t Believe Me: A Thanksgiving Blog

| November 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

His sleepy eyes said he didn’t believe me. It was almost 1 a.m. and Lamar was lying on a piece of cardboard, with late night traffic speeding 20 feet above the light blanket that was covering his slight frame. The traffic noise, Lamar’s soft voice and my own hearing challenges necessitated Lamar patiently, but listlessly, […]

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The Times-Picayune: More than 100 Volunteers to Assess City's Most Vulnerable Homeless People Tonight

The Times-Picayune: More than 100 Volunteers to Assess City’s Most Vulnerable Homeless People Tonight

| December 14, 2010 | 0 Comments

Published: Tuesday, December 14, 2010, 4:15 PM By Martha Carr, The Times-Picayune Over 100 volunteers will fan out to the city’s three emergency homeless shelters tonight to interview those using the shelters to determine who is most likely to die if not housed. The initiative is part of the “100,000 Homes Campaign,” a national effort […]

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