Families are the fastest growing segment of the homeless

Homeless Services Enhanced by Merger of the https://www.naslsoccerbowl.com Shelter and the Kearney Center

The Shelter and the Kearney Center have merged their two organizations into one canada goose factory outlet unified 501(c)3 non profit organization operating under CESC Inc. (Comprehensive Emergency Services Center), the legal entity of The Kearney Center, canada goose store as of goose outlet canada July 1, 2016.

The Kearney Center will not only continue to do what The Shelter has done for canada goose outlet online uk the past 28 years but has added the comprehensive daytime services to identify permanent housing, employment, and emotional support for people experiencing homelessness.

In order to carry out this expanded mission, the Kearney Center named Monique Ellsworth as the Executive Director of the Kearney Center and the Chief Operating Officer of CESC, Inc.

Monique moved to Tallahassee in 2011 and has been actively engaged in the social service community canada goose outlet reviews in Tallahassee and is passionate about many social issues that exist in our community, but primarily focuses on social justice and poverty.

Monique oversees that operations of canada goose all the Kearney Center programs their canada goose outlet shop emergency shelter and canada goose clearance services center for individuals experiencing homelessness and economic hardship; Westgate, which is a transitional housing program; and The canada goose outlet store uk Dwellings, which is the organization’s newest venture, a tiny house community that will provide low income housing to individuals living in Tallahassee or looking to move to Tallahassee.

In its first year of operations, the Kearney Center uk canada goose outlet provided supportive emergency services to a record setting canada goose jacket outlet 3,000+ different individuals in crisis; served more than 600 meals cheap canada goose per day.

Their dedicated clinic staff helps the sick feel better, providing an average of 76 people per night with the opportunity to visit with a nurse to receive medications and healthcare.

Trained case managers are available to assist persons to attain identification and restore hope as they get back into the official canada goose outlet workforce. Canada Goose Outlet Center staff also offers other support services and referrals to area human service agencies.

Though the Kearney Center is not able to serve families canada goose outlet canada overnight, they do have a case manager focusing on family services during canada goose outlet sale the day time operations. Families are the fastest growing segment of the homeless population, according to data from the Big Bend Homeless Coalition who serves families through its HOPE community. Youth who are homeless are served through the Capital City Youth Services Going Places Street Outreach program; and the transitional living program for older youth, ages16 21.

Compared to other children, children who are homeless:

Four times as likely to have developmental delays

Twice as likely to have learning disabilities

Twice as likely to repeat a grade, most often due to frequent absences and moves canada goose factory sale to new schools

With the merger, the Kearney Center has been able to provide services to more buy canada goose jacket people than ever before. “The Kearney Center staff, canada goose outlet uk volunteers, clients, and Board of Directors extend our gratitude to the Tallahassee community for its ongoing allegiance and look forward to find unique ways to engage the Tallahassee community in its mission. We invite community members to come to the new state of the art center located at 2650 Municipal Way for a tour and to learn how to get involved or canadian goose jacket provide the ever growing need for support,” said Ms. Ellsworth.