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Housing First initiative challenges assumptions of homelessness

Published Aug. 10, 2015

According to a Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service report, a new strategy called "Housing First" - which started July 1 - is seeking to get chronically homeless individuals off the street and in a stable situation before attempting to address other issues such as drug or alcohol abuse and employment.

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New housing program provides "optimism and hope" for homeless young adults

Published June 16, 2015

"We all know that housing for young adults is a huge need," Wilton Johnson told a crowd gathered at a grand opening event for a new six-unit house, part of Journey House's Campus Housing Initiative. According to a report from Milwaukee NNS, the initiative provides housing for "motivated youth" - young people ages 18 to 25 who have aged out of foster care and are going to school or working.

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Crisis hotline now serves homeless men seeking emergency shelter

Published May 7, 2015

Homeless men in Milwaukee, until recently, needed to navigate a complicated network of homeless shelters with different schedules and requirements to get a bed each night. According to a Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service report, the process of getting a place to stay and much-needed services was streamlined recently when IMPACT 211, the area's crisis hotline, expanded to include single homeless men and the shelters that serve them.

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New VA community center combats veteran homelessness

Published Feb. 11, 2015

The VA's Community Resource and Referral Center (CRRC) opened its doors at 1818-1830 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. in December after a two-year restoration of the historic building, which was sitting vacant at the time of purchase. In just a little time, according to a profile from the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, the CRRC has made an impact.

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