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Builders Beyond Borders Partners with Homes with Hope to Host This Year’s Castles in the Sand

Westport, CT – February 10, 2015 – Builders Beyond Borders has joined with Homes with Hope to present this year’s 14th Annual Castles in the Sand buildathon. The event is again being held at Compo Beach in Westport, on Saturday May 9, 2015 from 12 noon to 4pm. For the first time ever, “Castles” will […]

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Dodge-A-Cop Dodgeball Tournament Benefits Homes with Hope

The Westport Youth Commission, Staples Teen Awareness Group (TAG), and the Westport Police-Youth Collaborative held their annual “Dodge-A-Cop” Dodgeball Tournament on November 25th to benefit Homes With Hope at the Staples fieldhouse. There were 31 teams of students (each with an officer from the Westport Police Department) that came out to the event. […]

Connecticut Health & Educational Facilities Authority Supports Westport Nonprofits

(Westport, CT – September 15, 2014) The Connecticut Health & Educational Facilities Authority, also known as CHEFA, has awarded $2,500,000 in grants to 56 Connecticut nonprofits including two Westport agencies, Homes with Hope, Inc. and Positive Directions that in combination received over $26,000. These grants will be used for Homes with Hope’s emergency shelter for […]

A Homeless Shelter Two Doors From Tiffany’s

Norwalk Hour | Sunday, March 30, 2014 | By ROY FUCHS | Special to The Hour

WESTPORT – Yes, Westport has its homeless, and Westport has its hungry. Fortunately, as Jeff Wieser, Executive Director of Westport’s Homes With Hope recently told Y’s Men of Westport/Weston, his organization has been helping our community for 30 years.

Wieser was introduced by Reverend […]

One Hayes Avenue

Homes with Hope expanded its Permanent Supportive Housing offerings with this, its first acquisition in Norwalk. The two units will house one individual and one family.

30th Birthday – Homes with Hope

Homes with Hope celebrates its 30th birthday. Saugatuck Apartments is renamed Powell Place.

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86 Saugatuck Avenue

Home with Hope purchased the 3-bedroom house at 86 Saugatuck Avenue, a property that is contiguous to the existing Powell Place. This property brought the number of supportive housing apartments to 30 All of our tenants receive the same professional casework support provided by a case manager with a minimum of a Master’s in Social […]

Hales Court

Clients of Homes with Hope moved into ten apartments at the newly revitalized Hales Court development. This beautiful new development is a model of the close collaboration between the Westport Housing Authority and Homes with Hope.

Jeff Wieser Becomes New President

Long-time Homes with Hope board member, Jeffrey N. Wieser, was selected to be the new President & CEO of Homes with Hope.

Pete Powell Retires

Peter R. Powell led the Interfaith Housing Association dba Homes with Hope for 22 years. During that time, he grew the agency from supporting the area’s homeless to an organization that has chosen the strategic mission of solving chronic homelessness in our communities through supportive housing.