During this unprecedented time of uncertainty and educational disruption, Project Rise and Akron Public Schools are working hard to ensure families experiencing homelessness do not fall through the cracks.
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Project Rise Finds Innovative Ways to Serve Families Experiencing Homelessness During COVID-19 Crisis
Story By Dorothy Markulis
Imagine you just had your 18th birthday and you’ve been in foster care most of your life. You’re 18. Now you are legally an adult. For one reason or another you have no family to rely on. You are on your own.
Now what? Where do you go? Where do you live? How do you support yourself? What if you get ill? These are weighty problems for an 18-year-old.
But do not despair. There is help. It’s called Summit Up.
By: Katie Sobiech July 30th was a beautiful day where more than 200 people gathered for the grand opening of The Commons at Madeline Park. This new Permanent Supportive Housing facility holds apartments for 60 individuals who were once homeless, … Continue reading →