PathStone Corporation is honored toserve as the host organization for the community wide collaboration of human service organizations who have partnered together to implement Project Homeless Connect along with the numerous groups and individuals supporting this project.
PathStone Corporation and the coalition are committed to raising $25,000.
Stuart J. Mitchell, President/CEO of PathStone Corporation, will pedal his bike 200 miles in 2 days on the Sea Way Trail beginning September 26, 2014 to raise awareness and funds for Project Homeless Connect Rochester.
Project Homeless Connect Rochester’s mission is to rally the community and local service providers to support and create lasting solutions for homeless Rochesterians by organizing a one day “one-stop shop” event, October 21, 2014 at the Blue Cross Arena, serving people who are homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless.
Project Homeless Connect goals:
To provide information and a connection to essential ongoing services such as: housing, employment, government benefits, veterans benefits, legal services.
To engage and increase the collaborative involvement of homeless consumers, business, human service community and individual volunteers to work together and create lasting solutions to homelessness.
To leverage private, corporate and foundation resources to increase housing options and build service capacity on behalf of homeless Rochesterians.
In 2013, Project Homeless Connect provided an opportunity for community volunteers to partner with a vast array of homeless service providers to introduce more than 650 people to essential and much needed resources.
Birth Certificate and Non-Driver ID’s are provided and paid for by Project Homeless Connect, which allows participants the basic necessity to access services. Additionally, legal assistance, health and medical screenings (which include HIV tests, flu shots, dental cleaning), mental health assessments, veteran services, housing services (which include referrals and shelter options), hair cuts, services for youth, substance abuse recovery services and employment information is also provided. Participants are welcomed and assigned a volunteer escort. The escort assists the participant in navigating the array of services allowing the participant to access the services which will benefit him/her the most. Breakfast and lunch is provided and each participant receives a winter coat.
Stuart is ready to pedal!!!
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You can learn more about Project Homeless Connect, volunteer and/or make a donation by clicking on the following website: http://homelessconnectrochester.org/
Project Homeless Connect Rochester 2013 Participants
Action for a Better Community Head Start
Alternatives for Battered Women
Blue Cross Arena
Cancer Services Program of Monroe County
Catholic Family Center
Center for Youth Services
Center for Disability Rights
City of Rochester
College of Brockport, Department of Social Work
Coordinated Care Services, Inc.
Community Dentistry & Oral Disease Prevention/Eastman Institute for Oral Health U of R
Empire Justice Center
Friends of St. Bridgette
House of Mercy
The Housing Council at PathStone
Judicial Process Commission
Legal Aid Society
League of Woman Voters
Mercy Outreach Center
Mercy Residential Services
Monroe County Department of Human Services
Monroe County Department of Motor Vehicles
Monroe County Department of Public Health
Monroe County Department of Vital Records
Monroe County DHS
Monroe County Legal Assistance Center
Monroe County Office for the Aging
Monroe County Office of Mental Health
Monroe County Public Defender’s Office
Monroe County Veterans Service Agency
Monroe County Youth Bureau
Nazareth College, Department of Social Work
New Creations Unisex shop/barbershop
Nutrition Outreach & Education Program
NYS Department of Veterans Affairs
NYS Department of Health-AIDS Institute
Open Door Mission
RAIHN (Rochester Area Interfaith Hospitality Network)
Recovery House of Rochester
Rochester Area Community Foundation
Rochester Community Bikes
Rochester Gas & Electric
Rochester General Hospital
Rochester Housing Authority
Rochester Primary Care Network
RCSD Homeless Education Program
Rochester General Hospital
The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army-Genesis House
Samaritan House Women’s Shelter
Sojourner House at PathStone
Social Security Administration
St. Joe’s Neighborhood Center
St. Joseph’s House of Hospitality
Strong Behavioral Health Homeless MICA Program/Mobile Community Crisis Team
Temple Brith Kodesh
URMC-Center for Community Health
Veterans Outreach Center
Volunteer Legal Services Project
Volunteers of America
Womens Initiative Supporting Health (WISH)
Thank you for your generous support!
Stuart J. Mitchell