In June 2014, the Haven launched the Family Supportive Housing (FSH) Program funded by the State of Vermont. The goal of the two-year program is to support families who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness, to achieve and/or maintain stable housing.
On September 1st Senator Patrick Leahy hosted the “State of Housing in Vermont” policy roundtable in Burlington featuring Julian Castro, the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
This summer, members of the Hartford Police Department and the Hartford Fire Department visited the Haven as part of “Public Safety” week in our Children’s Program.
When Corey, his wife Krysta, and their three-year-old son arrived at the Haven’s Byrne Family Shelter in May, they were surprised by what they found.
September is national Hunger Action Month. Find out how you can get involved.
The Haven provides food, shelter, educational programming, service coordination, and other resources to people struggling with poverty. The term “service coordination” can be puzzling and is sometimes not well understood by those outside the field of social services, yet it is a major part of what we do at the Haven. What does it mean exactly?
The Haven relies on a network of community partners in order to carry out its mission. Each partnership is unique.
Today marks an exciting milestone for Anne, one that she has worked hard to reach. Today she signs the lease on an apartment. She and her young son will finally have a home of their own.
Summer Meal Sites
Sara Kobylenski, Executive Director of the Haven, will be in Washington, D.C. this week to attend the annual conference of the National Alliance to End Homelessness.
The Haven is serving as the lead facilitator on a series of staff training sessions that will be offered to all of the homeless shelters across the state of Vermont. The focus of the trainings is on trauma-informed care in shelters.
Today is the first day of the Haven’s Summer Program for children! The program runs from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm on weekdays from June 20th through August 19th.