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Foundation awards $9,800 to Homes for Youth

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Homes For Youth Inc. will use a $9,800 grant from the Community Foundation of Henderson County to defray the cost of replacing the roof on the foster home owned by the Henderson County nonprofit organization.   Read Story »

Tags: Homes for Youth | homeless

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Agencies win $400,000 grant to help homeless

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In response to the COVID-19 crisis, two local organizations have been granted $398,825 in additional funding from the federal government through the CARES act.   Read Story »

Tags: Blue Ridge Community Health Services | Thrive | homeless

Henderson County News

Library security discussion spotlights growing homelessness

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Patrons could find their handbags and backpacks searched as they enter the public library. They may already have noticed a greater police presence inside and out. And they may see more security upgrades as the county struggles to respond to what neighbors and library staffers describe as an increase in homeless people inside and suspicious activity outside.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County public library | homeless | affordable housing