New England News
11:15 pm
Mon March 30, 2015

Shumlin Discusses Strategy To End Family Homelessness

Governor Peter Shumlin announced a strategy to end child and family homelessness in Vermont by 2020 as he presented a $580,000 construction grant for 14 affordable apartments and a day station for the homeless in Burlington.

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5:30 pm
Thu October 11, 2012

Burlington Day Shelter Moving to Church for Winter

A group that provides emergency shelter and homeless prevention programs in Burlington is temporarily moving its daytime shelter to a church while it works to secure a permanent location.

The Committee on Temporary Shelter, or COTS, has been operating its Daystation out of temporary sites since July when its facility was was destroyed by a flood. Officials on Thursday announced that First United Methodist Church of Burlington has offered its parsonage for use this winter.

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