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Housing is Healthcare and Connecticut Needs More of It

This spring we came to understand what advocates have been saying for years—housing is healthcare.


Sharing News of Our Decision to Close Firebox

It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of our decision to close Firebox.

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Melville Trust’s Response to COVID-19

The Trust has always invested in addressing the underlying systems that cause homelessness, and in times of unprecedented challenge we believe it’s important for us to stay the course and remain focused.

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Reflections and Gratitude from Our Executive Director

People ask me what it feels like to be retiring soon, and I must admit, the feelings are bittersweet, a mixture of sadness that comes with change and real excitement for what is to come.

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Secure Jobs Evaluation

Lessons learned from our investments.

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Questions for Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos is investing $2 billion to help families experiencing homelessness. But will it actually help in the long run?

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Four Strategies for Improving Homeless Service & Workforce Systems Collaboration

Caitlin Schnur from Heartland Alliance shares some concrete ways for the homeless service system and workforce system to work together to get people housed and employed.

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2017 Year in Review

A snapshot of the foundation's work over the past year including interviews with eight inspiring leaders in the field.