09:56AM on December 06 2013
NEW YORK, NY (December 5, 2013) – Today HELP USA, a leading provider of homes, jobs, and services to homeless families, veterans, and victims of domestic violence, awarded 28 scholarships to women and men who have overcome domestic violence experiences. These scholarships will be used towards their professional and educational goals as they build better lives for themselves and their families.
18:51PM on December 02 2013
HELP USA’s annual scholarship awards luncheon is this Thursday, December 5th—reserve your tickets today!
This is your last chance to sign up to attend—we still have single tickets available. Please click here to register.
Your participation in this year’s Scholarship Awards will help enhance support for the educational and professional goals of HELP USA's shelter graduates.
11:30AM on November 27 2013
Thanksgiving is this week, and HELP USA is thankful for our generous supporters, who allow us to provide housing and much-needed services to homeless and formerly homeless men, women, and children across the country.
If you’re looking for a way to give this Thanksgiving, please consider one of these options listed after the jump.
16:56PM on November 11 2013
Today, HELP USA, a leading provider of homes, jobs, and services to homeless families, veterans, and victims of domestic violence, unveiled its plans for a fourth permanent veterans housing residence in Philadelphia. Congressman Bob Brady, State Senator Anthony Williams, State Representative Maria Donatucci and Maria Cuomo Cole, Chairman of the HELP USA board, presented the renderings for the Hardy Williams Veterans Center. The center will break ground in December 2013 and start accepting residents in February 2014. Once complete, the Hardy Williams Veterans Center will have 61 units of permanent and supportive housing for veterans in the Philadelphia area.
15:32PM on November 07 2013
Congressman Bob Brady, Senator Anthony Williams, and Maria Cuomo Cole, Chairman of the HELP USA board, will unveil rendering for new Hardy Williams Veterans Center. The center will be completed in 2014 and will include 61 units of permanent and supportive housing for veterans. This center will be HELP USA’s fourth Philadelphia housing development. The facility is named after former Pennsylvania Senator and public servant Hardy Williams. The event will include brief remarks, a flag raising by veterans, and a barbeque. All the speakers will be available for comment.
10:16AM on November 04 2013
Coordinated through HELP USA Board member Nancy Seaman, Houlihan Lawrence generously renovated HELP Haven’s childcare center and youth lounge. HELP Haven serves families fleeing from domestic violence and in need of a safe place to stay to enable them to heal from their trauma and obtain safety and stability for their family. Haven provides a full range of holistic supportive services including counseling, case management, housing support, and employment assistance. Additionally, Haven runs a childcare center and recreation program for children residing in its shelter.
16:56PM on November 01 2013
One year ago this week, hurricane Sandy devastated the northeast region of the United States. While storm has passed, our work to rebuild still remains. James, a veteran and resident of New York City, was among the thousands of Americans whose homes were destroyed. Fortunately, James was referred to HELP USA and enrolled in our Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program, where he was able to secure safe, comfortable, subsidized rental housing.
09:40AM on October 22 2013
HELP USA Chairman Maria Cuomo Cole, joined by HELP advocate and actor Anson Mount, to receive iPad donation from OTG to dozens of eager young children at HELP GENESIS RFK HOMES: Union Square housing facility for homeless and low-income families. The tablets will be used for a variety of purposes across HELP USA’s youth and adult offerings including: early childhood education; daycare; afternoon school; mentoring; job training; and employment programs.
17:25PM on October 16 2013
Juan Davila was a Weapons Specialist in the US Army for 18 years. When he finished serving his country he devoted himself to caring for his mother, who was gravely ill and in need of heart surgery. Juan and his wife Luz gave up their home in Puerto Rico and traveled to Jersey City to live with her, but were forced to leave due to Section 8 housing regulations.
Learn how Juan and Luz overcame the challenge of homelessness after the jump.