Community

Westport nonprofit offers ‘Homes with Hope’

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Client Carl Scovens, Sr. cleans up after lunch at Homes With Hope’s Gillespie Center homeless shelter in Westport on Monday. Photo Credit Brian A. Pounds Originally printed in The Hour on December 3, 2018 by Tatiana Flowers WESTPORT – Three years ago, Carl Scovens was living in a spacious three-bedroom Norwalk duplex with his wife and teenage daughter. […]

Letter to the Editor

Homelessness in Westport

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This Letter to the Editor appeared in the MinuteMan on February 24, 2015 Many people laugh when I tell them that I run “the homeless organization” in Westport. Surely there cannot be a “homeless problem” in our beautiful community. But there is, of course, a homeless problem in our community – and in every town […]

Grants

Connecticut Health & Educational Facilities Authority Supports Westport Nonprofits

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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 […]