Why Transitional Housing for Families?

Posted by: Becca Smith Hill

Two “buzzwords”/ hot topics in the housing sector: Rapid Rehousing and Housing First.  Both of these ideas essentially follow the belief of: “move a person experiencing homelessness into permanent housing as quickly as possible to have the best outcomes.”

Sounds great, right?  In some cases and in some places, it has been; (initially, at least—we don’t have much long-term data yet.0  And research has shown that when dealing with specific populations—chronically homeless single men, for instance—the practice has been largely successful.

However, I think, and new research shows, that for families, Housing First is not always the answer.

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Can You Help Tutor After School?

Posted by: Becca Smith Hill

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The school year has officially begun, and we are in need of volunteers to tutor the 1st-5th grade children in our after school program.

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Back to School Bash Community Supporters

Posted by: Margaret Dubose

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At St. Lawrence Place, it is impossible to imagine the beginning of the school year without the support of our incredible community partners who work diligently to equip our students to go back to school.
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SLP Summer Camp- Last Week!

Posted by: Becca Smith Hill

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In the last week of camp our kids visited board member, Jim Christopher’s home to swim and fish.  And the entire campus participated in a Back to School Bash on Wednesday evening!
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SLP Residents’ Council Update

Posted by: Margaret Dubose

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The St. Lawrence Place Residents’ Council recently hosted its first Moms Night Out – with great success! 11 SLP mothers enjoyed an evening visiting with each other and getting pampered at the Paul Mitchell School.
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Scenes from SLP Summer Camp, Week 8

Posted by: Becca Smith Hill

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This week included a healthy dose of fun and educational experiences…

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