Jan
25
Jan 26

2017 Point-In-Time Count

During the fourth week of January, PIT Counts are conducted annually across the nation and are designed to collect data on the number of individuals and families experiencing homelessness on any given nights. New Bedford conducts a census on the city's Homeless unsheltered, sheltered and unaccompanied youth populations. 

We need you to help! We are looking for 50+ volunteers to help us conduct our annual Point-In-Time Count as well as distribute necessary items to our homeless neighbors. To volunteer for the Point-in-Time Count, please click on the here to sign up

All volunteers will need to attend a one hour mandatory training session at Positive Action Against Chemical Addiction (PAACA) located at 360 Coggeshall Street, New Bedford at 5:00 pm for Sheltered Count training, and 6:00 pm for unsheltered count training on January 19th.

Event kick-off at the steps of City Hall @ 12:00pm 

Start- Wednesday, January 25th @ 2:00pm

End- Thursday, January 26th @ 2:00pm

Jan
19
9:00 am09:00

THE CALL 2017 Provider & First Responder Training

Thursday, January 19th – 9am to 12pm
St. Anthony’s Parish, 126 School St, Taunton

What we will discuss:
• The HUD definition of Homelessness
• How to access emergency shelter
• What is Permanent Supportive Housing and who qualifies
• What is the SPDAT Assessment Tool and how is it used
• How do I get my client/consumer on the waiting list for housing
• What is chronic homelessness

 

All training classes are FREE to attend, to register:
www.eventbrite.com/e/the-call-training-tickets-29654796294 or email sococonsult@uwgat.org

Jan
18
9:00 am09:00

THE CALL 2017 Provider & First Responder Training

Wednesday, January 18th – 9am to 12pm
Cardi’s Furniture, South Attleboro
Community Room

What we will discuss:
• The HUD definition of Homelessness
• How to access emergency shelter
• What is Permanent Supportive Housing and who qualifies
• What is the SPDAT Assessment Tool and how is it used
• How do I get my client/consumer on the waiting list for housing
• What is chronic homelessness

 

All training classes are FREE to attend, to register:
www.eventbrite.com/e/the-call-training-tickets-29654796294 or email sococonsult@uwgat.org

Jan
11
9:00 am09:00

THE CALL 2017 Provider & First Responder Training

Wednesday, January 11th – 9am to 12pm
Bristol Community College, Fall River
Main Campus, Faculty Staff Lounge in Building

What we will discuss:
• The HUD definition of Homelessness
• How to access emergency shelter
• What is Permanent Supportive Housing and who qualifies
• What is the SPDAT Assessment Tool and how is it used
• How do I get my client/consumer on the waiting list for housing
• What is chronic homelessness

 

All training classes are FREE to attend, to register:
www.eventbrite.com/e/the-call-training-tickets-29654796294 or email sococonsult@uwgat.org

Jan
10
9:00 am09:00

THE CALL 2017 Provider & First Responder Training

Tuesday, January 10th – 9am to 12pm
Buttonwood Park Zoo, New Bedford
Main Entrance

What we will discuss:
• The HUD definition of Homelessness
• How to access emergency shelter
• What is Permanent Supportive Housing and who qualifies
• What is the SPDAT Assessment Tool and how is it used
• How do I get my client/consumer on the waiting list for housing
• What is chronic homelessness

 

All training classes are FREE to attend, to register:
www.eventbrite.com/e/the-call-training-tickets-29654796294 or email sococonsult@uwgat.org

Sep
30
9:00 am09:00

New Bedford Connect

  • New Bedford YMCA

Thank you to our sponsors...

Our event was a great success! Thank you to all who participating, sponsored and joined is on September 30, 2016.

Jan
27
Jan 28

Point-In-Time Count

The City of New Bedford we will be conducting its annual Homeless Point-In-Time Count. The Homeless Point-in-Time Count is a one day or 24 hour, count of sheltered and unsheltered homeless individuals and families in the city. The data we collect during the count is used to help plan services for the homeless throughout the year.

We need you to help! We are looking for 50+ volunteers to help us conduct our annual Point-In-Time Count as well as distribute necessary items to our homeless neighbors. To volunteer for the Point-in-Time Count, please click on the here to sign up. If you have any questions about volunteering, please contact Jessica Teixeira, Steppingstone at jteixeira@steppingstoneinc.org or (508) 674-2788 ext 514.

All volunteers will need to attend a one hour mandatory training session at Positive Action Against Chemical Addiction (PAACA) located at 360 Coggeshall Street, New Bedford at 5:00 pm on January 21st.

Dec
5
1:00 pm13:00

Quarters for Christmas

After a decade long hiatus, WBSM is bringing back radio legend Stan Lipp’s Quarters for Christmas this December!  On Saturday, December 5th WBSM will be broadcasting live from the Dartmouth Mall to raise money for Rise Up For Homes, a local initiative to establish emergency overflow and day shelters for extreme weather conditions.

Along with our sponsors First Citizens' Federal Credit Union and Acushnet Alternative Heating, we hope to raise another $5,000 for this great cause.

Here’s how you can get involved:

1. Visit the Dartmouth Mall on Saturday, December 5th between 1- 5pm and donate any amount of money at our WBSM Quarters for Christmas Booth. Checks will also be accepted and can be made out to Rise Up For Homes

2. Make a secure donation online to Rise Up for Homes by clicking here.

3. Send a secure donation mobile phone, text RISEUP to 50155

For more information visit WBSM

Oct
16
Oct 17

One Homeless Night...is too many

  • Normandin Middle School

Rise Up for Homes and The Homeless Service Providers Network, are hosting an event called: “One Homeless Night….is too many”, a community campout on Friday, October 16, 2015 from 6pm to 6am at Normandin Middle School.  We want you to join us on the 16th and help raise funds to eliminate homelessness in New Bedford once and for all.

Leaders from all sectors of the community will be joining in solidarity to raise awareness and funds to support this effort to end homelessness and we want to count you among them.  We need your support!