Homelessness http://nhpr.org en Upper Valley Haven: Keeping Families Dry After Hurricane Irene http://nhpr.org/post/upper-valley-haven-keeping-families-dry-after-hurricane-irene-0 <p>When Hurricane Irene struck the Upper Valley in 2011, <a href="http://uppervalleyhaven.org/" target="_blank">The Upper Valley Haven</a>, an emergency shelter in White River Junction, was there to help those who had lost their homes. Al Carbonneau and his family were among those displaced.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 01 Mar 2014 05:25:00 +0000 Deborah Schachter 43969 at http://nhpr.org Upper Valley Haven: Keeping Families Dry After Hurricane Irene State Of Homelessness In N.H., 2013 http://nhpr.org/post/state-homelessness-nh-2013 <p>A <a href="http://www.nhceh.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/2013-State-of-Homelessness-in-NH-Report.pdf">new report</a> paints a complex picture, including that the number of un-sheltered homeless has jumped by twenty percent over the past year.&nbsp; We’ll look once again at this stubborn problem and ongoing efforts to address it.</p><p><strong><u>GUESTS:</u></strong></p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 41398 at http://nhpr.org State Of Homelessness In N.H., 2013 Upper Valley Haven: Keeping Families Dry After Hurricane Irene http://nhpr.org/post/upper-valley-haven-keeping-families-dry-after-hurricane-irene <p>When Hurricane Irene struck the Upper Valley in 2011, <a href="http://uppervalleyhaven.org/" target="_blank">The Upper Valley Haven</a>, an emergency shelter in White River Junction, was there to help those who had lost their homes. Al Carbonneau and his family were among those displaced.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 31 Aug 2013 04:00:00 +0000 Deborah Schachter 25815 at http://nhpr.org Upper Valley Haven: Keeping Families Dry After Hurricane Irene Top Stories: Common Core Not Yet In Place, Already Controversial; Common Core Skeptics & Supporters http://nhpr.org/post/top-stories-common-core-not-yet-place-already-controversial-common-core-skeptics-supporters <p>The most popular stories of the past week, from our newsroom, <em>Word of Mouth</em>, and <em>The Exchange</em>.</p><p><strong>1. <a href="http://nhpr.org/post/common-core-state-standards-not-yet-place-already-controversial">The Common Core State Standards: Not Yet In Place, Already Controversial</a></strong></p> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 15:38:06 +0000 NHPR Staff 29181 at http://nhpr.org Top Stories: Common Core Not Yet In Place, Already Controversial; Common Core Skeptics & Supporters Handling New Hampshire's Homelessness http://nhpr.org/post/handling-new-hampshires-homelessness <p>Several Granite State communities are grappling with how best to deal with this population. Issues include their use of public property, where and how they can ask for money, the right approaches to truly help these individuals. There’s been lots of debate and even lawsuits filed, including accusations that some recent actions are band-aids to a much larger problem.&nbsp; Today we'll look at these challenges.</p><p></p><p><strong>Guests</strong></p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 20:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 28807 at http://nhpr.org Handling New Hampshire's Homelessness Harbor Homes Supports Homeless Vets http://nhpr.org/post/harbor-homes-supports-homeless-vets <p>When Matt Milbourn, a veteran of the first Persian Gulf War, found himself unexpectedly made homeless,&nbsp;<a href="http://harborhomes.org/" target="_blank"> Harbor Homes </a>was there for him.</p><p>In addition to operating a homeless shelter, Harbor Homes also manages a reintegration program, offering services, healthcare, and education to homeless veterans and their families. Matt earned his CphT (Certified Pharmacy Technician) through the program, and now teaches computer education and life skills classes at Harbor Homes.</p> Sat, 11 May 2013 04:00:00 +0000 Deborah Schachter 24082 at http://nhpr.org Harbor Homes Supports Homeless Vets Report: Homelessness In N.H. Down 4 Percent In 2012 http://nhpr.org/post/report-homelessness-nh-down-4-percent-2012 <p></p><p>New Hampshire’s homeless population is down by 4 percent this year.</p><p>The data is included in a <a href="http://www.nhceh.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/2012-State-of-Homelessness-in-NH.pdf" target="_blank">report</a> released Thursday by the New Hampshire Coalition to End Homelessness.</p><p>Director Cathy Kuhn says the slight drop is good news, particularly after an 11 percent increase from 2010 to 2011.</p><p>But big picture, Kuhn says the issues isn’t going away.</p><p>Over the past two years, the number of homeless people increased in seven of the state’s 10 counties.</p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 18:54:09 +0000 Michael Brindley 18859 at http://nhpr.org Pilgrim's Progress http://nhpr.org/post/pilgrims-progress <P>A metaphor for making one’s way through the world is the pilgrimage. The pilgrim aspired to following an inner path, guided by the spirit, from a state of wretchedness to blessedness.&nbsp; We’ve been following a literary magazine that draws on all these traditions.</P> <P><EM> Tue, 20 Nov 2012 16:15:09 +0000 Virginia Prescott 17184 at http://nhpr.org Pilgrim's Progress Homeless Center for Strafford County http://nhpr.org/post/homeless-center-strafford-county <p>The Homeless Center for Strafford County provides seasonal overnight shelter to single women and families. Almost half the people staying in the shelter are children – nearly all under five years old. Susan Ford directs the shelter and understands her clients’ first-hand.</p> Sat, 01 Sep 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Deborah Schachter 9201 at http://nhpr.org Homeless Center for Strafford County