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Ann Marie Oliva, director of HUD's Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs (SNAPS) wrote that "giving priority to the chronically homeless within the New Orleans continuum of care "has made a tremendous impact on reducing the number of chronically homeless persons in their continuum." Stacy Horn...

From The Advocate, Annette Sisco's column about giving to the UNITY warehouse. And it's worth re-posting Eva Barkoff's beautiful Advocate piece from last month about the warehouse. Read it here. To donated new or gently used household goods (no clothing, please), call Joe Heeren-Mueller at (504) 483.9300. The...

[caption id="attachment_2132" align="aligncenter" width="258"] A newly empty doorway, where oneof UNITY's clients used to sleep.[/caption] By Mike Miller, UNITY’s director of supportive-housing placement There is one simple vindication for all the daily frustrations of being an outreach worker -- the disjointed, the systems of broken systems,...

"Unity, Covenant House and other nonprofit agencies are doing what they can: providing shelter, getting as many people as possible into permanent housing, checking on isolated homeless people spread across the city. But they need more resources," says a Times-Picayune opinion piece focused on the...

We never lose.  Sometimes it just takes us a while to win. It’s the same tired refrain I often use when a long week has thoroughly kicked my ass, leaving me contemplating my career ambitions and wondering if full-time bartender would be a more fulfilling vocation. ...