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 […]

Community

Helping the Homeless

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Photo by David Shankbone Originally published in Inklings on June 1, 2011 by Carlie Schwaeber and Leah Bitsky Westport is generally identified as a wealthy town, however homelessness is still an occurrence here and has impacted many individuals and families. Terry Giegengack, Assistant Director of the Westport CT Dept. of Human Services, explained that there are […]