Social Services

Now There’s Room At The “Inn”

by Allan Appel | Sep 15, 2016 8:07 am | Comments (3)

Allan Appel Photo There’s a lot of shame in being homeless, and it’s hard to talk about, said Morgan Harrison. He knows firsthand: He’s overcoming homelessness and on his way to a degree and a job as a railway engineer.

Talking honestly with a counselor — the first step in a solution — can be difficult, too, if you’re crammed with maybe another person into a broom closet-sized office with storage shelves above you, walls so thin everybody hears, and a door that can’t open without banging into a washer and dryer.

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From DNC To Op-C

by Daniela Brighenti | Jul 29, 2016 7:21 am

Daniela Brighenti Photo “Say we have a veteran, who came back and developed post-traumatic stress disorder, got in trouble with the law, was incarcerated and now has just come out” of prison, asked Connecticut U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy. “How do you help him?”

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