A crowd of friends, concerned citizens, advocates and supporters gathered at the Irish American Club this week for Housing Families’ Breaking Barriers Breakfast. The breakfast, which featured a panel discussion on the impact of homelessness and housing insecurity on children’s health, is part of a new series of events developed to increase awareness about family […]
Funding from TD Bank will help provide case management and pro-bono legal services so that homeless, formerly homeless, and housing insecure children and families can remain housed and avoid the trauma caused by homelessness. Read more here.
Housing Families was selected out of almost 200 applicants to receive funding from the United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley. Support from the United Way will benefit Housing Families’ work to help children and their families recover from the toxic stress caused by homelessness, build skills to help them succeed in life, and […]
Malden had a chance to learn the latest about the state’s housing crisis and some of the proposed solutions this week at Housing Families Inc.’s 16th annual Legislative Breakfast. A crowd of residents, advocates and political leaders gathered at the Irish American Club Wednesday morning to hear the personal stories of families who have struggled with […]
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation announced that Housing Families Inc. in Malden was awarded $500 from the Foundation’s Community Spirit 9/11 Mini-Grant program. Susan Perry, an employee of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, nominated the organization for the award. Funds will be used to provide supportive services to children in need. Read more here.
For nearly twenty years an Everett woman has made it her mission to get holiday gifts to kids in need. This year, she had a change in fortune, but not a change of heart.
Sen. Jason Lewis announced that the Senate protected funding for a Malden priority in the fiscal year 2018 state budget Among the restored funding priorities whose vetoes were overridden include $100,000 for educational and other services for homeless children through Housing Families’ GREAT program, as well as other emergency shelter and eviction prevention […]
Stoneham Resident to Exhibit at Boston Christmas Festival, Benefiting Housing Families The 31st annual Boston Christmas Festival will run Nov. 3-5 at Boston’s Seaport World Trade Center. The event features handcrafted items from over 300 artisans and crafters, including Tamara Lord, of Tamara Designs in Stoneham. Festival hours are noon-7 p.m. Nov. 3; 10 a.m.-6 […]
Housing Families Inc. hosted a summer field day Sunday, June 23 at Lincoln Commons. Crowds came out to enjoy a beautiful summer afternoon with ice cream, a bounce house, and the splash pad, all to support a worthwhile cause. “We were just thrilled to have such a huge turnout from the community,” said Hilary Wolkan, […]
State Representative Christine P. Barber of Somerville and Medford voted last week to enact a $40.2 billion budget for fiscal year 2018 that includes funding for schools and local aid, key community programs, and a number of critical local projects. Read more here.
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