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Drop in at the Drop-in!

Child and Family Services is making some changes to it’s teen drop in center! For one, it is now a youth drop-in center, serving a wider range of people. It has also recently changed locations and can now be found at … Continue reading

College Guide for Homeless Students

According to FAFSA, 60,000 college students reported that they were homeless while attending college in 2013, but the actual number of homeless college students in the United States is believed to be much higher. Navigating higher education is difficult enough … Continue reading

The Way Home- Job Available.

The Way Home, a small non-profit community-based homeless & housing services organization based in Manchester NH, is seeking applications for the position of Housing Counselor/Steps to Success Coach. The Housing Counselor/Steps to Success Coach will work as case manager with … Continue reading

Manchester Continuum of Care AmeriCorps VISTA Recruitment

The Manchester Continuum of Care (MCoC) is currently recruiting for the 2013-2014 MCoC Coordinator/AmeriCorps VISTA position.  Build relationships and collaborations amongst homeless service providers in Manchester, and get great benefits such as a monthly living stipend, education award, health coverage, and more!  Click … Continue reading

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program

Granite United Way’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program was designed to assist seniors and moderate-to-low income families across the state of New Hampshire file their taxes.  Last year the VITA program helped over 3,900 people in filing and resulted … Continue reading

MCoC Leadership Spotlight: Dave Carroll, Homeless Liaison Chair

1. What is your name and your position with The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester? My name is Dave Carroll. I am the Homeless Outreach Specialist at the MHCGM. 2. How long have you been involved with the MCoC? … Continue reading

One Day of Hope Easter Dinner

Manchester Christian Church (MCC), partnered with Do You Know Him Ministries and Rise Again Outreach, served an Easter dinner on Saturday, March 23rd, to the homeless in the Manchester community.  Meals were served at both 11:00am and 2:00pm.  Both seating’s … Continue reading

Families in Transition Cinco de Mayo Celebration

On May 2nd, 2013 Families in Transition (FIT) will be hosting a Cinco de Mayo fundraising event.  The night will include delicious food from Cactus Jack’s, wine and spirits provided by the Martignetti Company, and amazing auction items donated from … Continue reading

Homeless Representatives Subcommittee

The Manchester Continuum of Care’s (MCoC) Homeless Liaison Committee has recently developed a subcommittee to represent the voice of the homeless living in our Continuum.  The Homeless Representatives Committee has met monthly since this past November.  Each time they have … Continue reading

On the Edge… At the Center: “But I Really Am Homeless!”

Stories from the Manchester Homeless Services Center by Christopher Emerson, Manager Would anyone who is housed want to say they’re homeless?  Yes, if it means they are allowed into the Center. Recently we changed our rules, restricting our services to … Continue reading