Despite its success, our Home to Stay program will be closing in June due to the City’s decision to cut funding in order to expand another homeless program. In the final part of our two-part Home to Stay blog series, we take a look at the program’s legacy and impact on staff and clients alike.
CUCS has a number of programs that provide children with stable homes and the support to build brighter futures. With the help of the Ostberg Foundation Children’s Gift Program, now our young residents also have the opportunity to mark off wish lists, develop interests, and just be kids!
Despite its success, our Home to Stay program will be closing in June due to the City’s decision to cut funding in order to expand another homeless program. In the final days, we will be taking a look back at the program’s history, impact and legacy. In this first part of our two-part blog series, we sat down with Joe DeGenova, CUCS’ Associate Executive Director, to discuss the impact and evolution of the program which developed from a small partnership to a city-wide adoption as a strategy in the fight against family homelessness.
Opioid overdoses are on the rise and the risk for opioid overdose death is particularly elevated for the population of clients CUCS serves. In our efforts to combat the epidemic, CUCS’ Janian Medical Care runs a special program – the Opioid Overdose Prevention Program (OOPP) – dedicated to educating and training staff, clients, and community members on opioid overdose reversal.