Milford Advocacy for the Homeless plans busy November

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Milford Advocacy for the Homeless founder and CEO Martha Gery explained that her organization has a busy November planned. The month began on November 11 with a free event, offering haircuts, food, clothing and a bicycle clinic in the parking lot of UNITED Church. Clothing was provided by Gateway Clothing Connection and Charity Up Church was providing haircuts while MAH …

Affordable Housing

Milford’s hidden housing crisis

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At recent city council meetings, there has been significant discussion about homelessness and panhandling in areas of the city. Council members are receiving complaints from businesses downtown about the many homeless in downtown areas, some of whom are impacting foot traffic in the area. Around the highway shopping centers, there are several homeless people who are panhandling, creating a dangerous …

Milford Advocacy for Homeless holds ribbon cutting

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Although they do not have an official office space, the Milford Advocacy for the Homeless recently held a symbolic ribbon cutting on the steps of the Windsor Building where the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford is housed. The ribbon cutting was designed to bring attention to this grassroots organization whose focus is providing services for Milford’s homeless and helping …

Council provided options for homeless populations

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by Terry Rogers     Milford City Council heard details about a tiny home project similar to this in Georgetown recently as a way to manage a growing homeless population. At a recent council workshop, Martha Gery with the Milford Advocacy for the Homeless and Melody Barger, University of Delaware fellow with the city, presented information on what is being …

Tiny Homes offered to Milford for homeless

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by Terry Rogers     An artist rendering of what one of the tiny homes being offered to Milford could look like At a recent City Council Workshop, Sylvia Carson, Director of Positive Points as well as Tim Lamberto, Vice-President of Property Management and Joe Hill, Maintenance Specialist for Arbor Management, presented council members with details on a tiny home …

Milford Advocacy for the Homeless works to help a growing homeless population

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Homelessness is a growing problem in Milford and the Milford Advocacy for the Homeless is working to help those who have been displaced. Martha Gery, Founder and President of the Milford Advocacy for the Homeless says the homeless problem in Milford has increased, especially over the past few months. Two months ago, her organization served around 18 breakfasts and lunches …