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Thursday, August 24th, 2017 | Press Releases

Donation meters could help homeless people, decrease panhandling

CINCINNATI -- People with cardboard signs pleading for money have become a common sight at a number of local intersections. But many of those panhandlers are not actually homeless, according to Kevin Finn, the president of Strategies to End Homelessness. And most people who are homeless are not panhandlers, he said. [...]

August 24th, 2017|Press Releases|0 Comments
Thursday, August 17th, 2017 | Press Releases

More Than Numbers: 2016 Progress Report on Ending Homelessness

Strategies to End Homelessness: 2016 Progress Report Released 2016 Progress Report on Ending Homelessness Report details progress made toward meeting the needs of local individuals and families experiencing homelessness For ten years, Strategies to End Homelessness has led a coordinated community effort to end homelessness in Greater Cincinnati. We work partnership with more [...]

August 17th, 2017|Press Releases|0 Comments
Monday, June 12th, 2017 | Press Releases

‘Summer Surge’ a Time of Struggle

More homeless families in need of shelter during summer months CINCINNATI (June 12, 2017) – Summertime can conjure images of swimming pools and lazy days, but for many in Cincinnati it can be a time of real struggle. Data tracked by Strategies to End Homelessness shows that the number of homeless families requesting shelter surges [...]

June 12th, 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
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Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 | Press Releases

HUD Awards More Than $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, June 7th, 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; [...]

June 7th, 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


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