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Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 | Press Releases

The Economics of Homelessness (AKA “How Much Does Homelessness Cost?”)

When speaking to groups about what we do, and how the Continuum of Care for the Homeless operates, we explain how $48 million a year supports local homeless services. That part is easy enough to explain. But if we are going to solve homelessness in Greater Cincinnati, we also have to dive into how much [...]

April 25th, 2017|Press Releases|0 Comments
Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 | Press Releases

HUD awards $3.8 million to help end youth homelessness in Cincinnati / Hamilton County

CINCINNATI (January 18, 2017) – Strategies to End Homelessness and Lighthouse Youth Services are proud to announce the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is awarding $3.8 million to support our community’s efforts to end youth homelessness by 2020. Cincinnati/Hamilton County is one of only 10 communities in the entire nation chosen for [...]

January 18th, 2017|Press Releases|0 Comments
Thursday, December 8th, 2016 | Press Releases

Cincinnati’s Winter Shelter for homeless opens today to ensure no one freezes on the city’s streets

Strategies to End Homelessness announces that Greater Cincinnati’s year-round shelters are already at or above capacity, increasing the need for additional Winter Shelter capacity CINCINNATI, OH – December 8, 2016 – The Winter Shelter, which opens each year to ensure that homeless people can access shelter when temperatures drop, will open today and will remain [...]

December 8th, 2016|Press Releases|0 Comments
  • Photo of children at Interfaith Hospitality Network of Greater Cincinnati, a partner agency of the Solutions for Family Homelessness Plan
Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 | Press Releases

As Families Gather to Celebrate the Thanksgiving Holiday, Solutions for Family Homelessness Plan Continues Housing Homeless Families

Early Accomplishments include 42% Increase in Families Housed Through CMHA Vouchers, Increased Funding for Prevention Services, Urgency of Homeless Families Continues CINCINNATI, OH – November 23, 2016 – Strategies to End Homelessness, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul and the Family Housing Partnership (Bethany House Services, Interfaith Hospitality Network of Greater Cincinnati, The Salvation Army [...]

November 23rd, 2016|Press Releases|0 Comments
Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 | Press Releases

Strategies To End Homelessness, Partner Agencies Struggle To Deal With “Summer Surge” In Family Homelessness

Families make up over one-third of Hamilton County’s homeless population, and demand for family shelter peaks during the summer Solutions for Family Homelessness plan has strategy for meeting the need this summer June 7, 2016 CINCINNATI, OH – Many people are aware of the need to provide homeless people with emergency shelter during the winter; [...]

August 9th, 2016|Press Releases|0 Comments
  • Strategies to End Homelessness
Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 | Press Releases

HUD Awards More Thans $14.7 Million To Housing Programs For The Homeless In Hamilton County

March 9, 2016 CINCINNATI –  Strategies to End Homelessness has secured more than $14.7 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to provide supportive housing to people who have been homeless, living on the streets and in emergency shelters, in Hamilton County. The $14.7 million awarded in Cincinnati and Hamilton County [...]

August 9th, 2016|Press Releases|0 Comments
Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 | Press Releases

Op Ed: How to respond to panhandlers

December 22, 2015 Kevin Finn, President/CEO, Strategies to End Homelessness (see Op Ed in Cincinnati Enquirer here) As the president/CEO of Strategies to End Homelessness and a former street outreach worker, I am often asked about people who are panhandling, and how to respond to them when approached on the street. This is not an [...]

January 12th, 2016|Press Releases|0 Comments
Monday, December 14th, 2015 | Press Releases

CINCINNATI’S WINTER SHELTER FOR HOMELESS OPENS TUESDAY IN NEW PERMANENT HOME

Strategies to End Homelessness announces $900,000 funding gap remains in “Bring It Home” campaign CINCINNATI, OH – December 14, 2015 – After five years of makeshift quarters, the City of Cincinnati’s homeless shelter system now has a permanent home for the Winter Shelter and the capacity to serve everyone in need during the coldest months [...]

December 14th, 2015|Press Releases|0 Comments
Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 | Press Releases

NKU, STRATEGIES TO END HOMELESSNESS LAUNCH ‘STREET REACH’ APP TO CONNECT THE HOMELESS WITH OUTREACH WORKERS

Developed by NKU students, app is the first of its kind in the nation Monday, November 23, 2015 HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. – As the weather turns cold, connecting the thousands of homeless across Greater Cincinnati with outreach services and shelters becomes increasingly important. A new app developed at Northern Kentucky University puts that technology right [...]

December 1st, 2015|Press Releases|0 Comments
Monday, October 19th, 2015 | Press Releases

Needs Of At-Risk And Homeless Families Not Being Met: Leaders Announce Community-Wide Strategy

Solutions for Family Homelessness Plan Involved Participation of More Than 60 Organizations, Seeks to Make Family Homelessness Rare, Brief and Non-recurring; Launch Takes Place During National Family Promise Week CINCINNATI, OH – October 19, 2015 – Strategies to End Homelessness, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul and the Family Housing Partnership (Bethany House Services, [...]

October 19th, 2015|Press Releases|0 Comments