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  • Top 3 Things to Know About Homelessness & Housing Instability

    Nov 12, 2019     admin   0 Comment     News

    Family and youth homelessness is often hidden and heartbreaking and there is not enough shelter.  5,297 households with children requested shelter through the ForKids Regional Housing Crisis Hotline last year. Family homelessness looks like the young mom who had the courage to leave an abusive relationship but just can’t make enough making coffee at Starbucks. It is the 22-year-old who was granted custody of her 16-year-old sister when their pa...

  • Get Involved: Here’s How You Can Help

    Oct 10, 2019     Belinda Elliott   1 Comment     News

    If you’d like to assist people who are experiencing homelessness in our community, there are many ways to help. We’ve done the research for you and put together this list of the most helpful ways to get involved, along with a few “don’ts” that you should be aware of.   To help local organizations, you can donate your money, time or other resources. Donate money. Most local organizations work off of financial support from donors. It’s a go...

  • John Guglielmino: A Passion to Help the Homeless in Norfolk

    Oct 8, 2019     Belinda Elliott   1 Comment     News

    John Guglielmino has worked in the field of human services for 16 years. In his role with the Norfolk Community Services Board, he assists people who are experiencing homelessness and works to help them obtain housing. He has a passion for helping people that stems from his own experiences with homelessness. As a young child in New York, both of his parents died leaving him to spend a lot of time in foster homes and group homes. “I was essentially a str...

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