5 days ago

Code Blue in effect as of 7am Saturday. Here's how to help people who are homeless

COMING SOON: 1315 North 8th Street

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1515 Fairmount Avenue - Main Office

COMING SOON: 2415 North Broad Street

    Outreach Coordination Center
    Project HOME's Continuum of Care, our strategy to enable individuals to break the cycle of homelessness by providing housing and services, begins with street outreach.Project HOME's Outreach Coordination Center (OCC), in partnership with the City of Philadelphia and other service providers, coordinates outreach to people living on the streets of Philadelphia.
    https://projecthome.org

Dec 06

Construction Begins On Philly’s First LGBT-Friendly Housing For Homeless

The 36,547 sq. ft. building at 1315 N. 8th Street, set to open in a year, is funded by city and state agencies along with private partners.

    Construction Begins On Philly's First LGBT-Friendly Housing For Homeless
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - In North Philadelphia, they're ripping up a parking lot to put up what could be paradise for a particular group of homeless young adults. There was a groundbreaking Wednesday for an apartment building along 8th and Thompson Streets.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

Dec 06

New Housing for LGBTQ Homeless Youths

Project HOME’s Gloria Cassarez Residence at 1315 N. 8th Street will be home to homeless LGBTQ teens. NBC10's Pamela Osborne has more on the...

    New Housing for LGBTQ Homeless Youths
    Project HOME's Gloria Cassarez Residence at 1315 N. 8th Street will be home to homeless LGBTQ teens. NBC10's Pamela Osborne has more on the project.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Dec 06

Pennsylvania’s first LGBTQ housing for young adults breaks ground in North Philly

Officials celebrated the start of construction with a ceremonial groundbreaking Wednesday morning at 1315 N. 8th Street. Spearheaded by Project HOME and funded by MPOWER, the first phase of the $13.5...

    Pennsylvania's first LGBTQ housing for young adults breaks ground in North Philly
    Construction has officially begun on the first LGBTQ housing project of its kind in Pennsylvania, the Gloria Casarez Residence in North Philly. Officials celebrated the start of construction with a ceremonial groundbreaking Wednesday morning at 1315 N. 8th Street.
    https://philly.curbed.com

Dec 06

We'll be gathering at 1315 N. 8th St. this mo...

We'll be gathering at 1315 N. 8th St. this morning to officially break ground on our newest building, the Gloria Casarez Residence, which will include 30 one-bedroom units of affordable housing targeted to young adults (age 18-23) who are homeless, have experienced homelessness, or are at risk of homelessness (including those aging out of foster care), and will be LBGTQ-friendly. For more on Gloria's important legacy, see the Philadelphia Gay News article below. http://bit.ly/2iXRzZK

    Youth residences to be named for late local leader
    Ground will be broken next month on a pioneering youth residence, which will be named for one of the community's own pioneers. Project HOME recently unveiled the name of its new LGBT-friendly youth facility: Gloria Casarez Residence.
    http://www.epgn.com

Nov 23

Where to donate your Thanksgiving leftovers in Philly

1601 N. 12th St., 215-232-6004

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1801 Diamond St., 215-978-8000

4201 Powelton Ave., 267-770-6131 (speak with Christine Whitsild)

2539 Germantown Ave., 215-225-5800

321 Willings Alley, 215-923-1733

2441 Kensington Ave., 215-423-5845

1625 Locust St., 215-224-1145

302 N. 13th St., 215-922-6400

1016 N 41st St., 215-386-0379 (must contact Julia Diggs, program manager)

    Where to donate your Thanksgiving leftovers in Philly
    Taking stock of your kitchen the morning after Thanksgiving can feel worthy of battle training. Dishes are one thing, but figuring out how to store all the leftovers is a tougher feat. Do you pull the turkey off the bone for sandwich-making ease or leave it whole?
    https://billypenn.com

Nov 16

Temple Student Attacked With Pipe; Police Searching For Teens

Authorities say the attack happened near 12th and Oxford, just a block from campus about 8:30 p.m. on Nov. 7.

    Temple Student Attacked With Pipe; Police Searching For Teens
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Philadelphia police and Temple University police are looking for a group of teens responsible for attacking a student last week just off campus. Authorities say a teen beat student Eli Glovas-Kurtz multiple times in the head with a pipe. Glovas-Kurtz, 20, was rushed to the hospital and spoke to Eyewitness News about the attack.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com