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WCAX: Funding extended for Central Vermont homeless shelter

The state is funding a busy warming shelter in Vermont's capital city for another year. Good Samaritan Haven, a 30-bed homeless shelter in Barre, launched a pilot warming shelter at the Bethany Church in Montpelier last winter. Good Samaritan manager Judy Joy says the 20-bed shelter was full nearly every night from November to April.

2017 Local Solutions to End Homelessness Fundraiser Raises Over $30,000!

Save the Date – Friday, September 7, 2018 – 2nd Annual Local Solutions to End Homelessness! We hope you will join us for our biggest fundraiser of the year: Local Solutions To End Homelessness – Friday, September 7th at the Vermont College of Fine Arts, Alumni Hall from 7:00-10:00pm. Live music, craft beer, hors d’oeuvres, and auction. More info coming soon! All proceeds benefit Good Samaritan Haven, Central Vermont’s only homeless shelter. Enjoy a fun-filled night while helping end homelessness in our community. Dress code is business casual.

Stories of Success: Patty’s Story

Patti is a kind and generous woman. She loves animals and cared deeply about her fellow guests at Good Sam. Patty has mental and physical disabilities, but was always ready to lend a helping hand. During her time in the Emergency Shelter Program she painted the porch and the dining room!

CVTV: We Have Faith


My Champlain Valley: Barre Shelter Looks to Extend Hours as Winter Rolls In

BARRE, VT A homeless shelter in Barre is turning people away all because of an old law. With winter rolling in, the Good Samaritan Haven wants to change it as soon as possible. Finding a place to warm up in the Granite City for a few hours is hard enough, let alone all all day. "It's scary not knowing where you're going to go at 7 in the morning. A lot of places aren't even open," says Dustin Kennett. The Good Samaritan Haven is only legally open to house people overnight, or between 6:30 PM and 7 in the morning. That meant for a few months last year Dustin Kennett was out on the streets fighting the cold. "I found out that we had to ...

Macklemore – City Don’t Sleep (ft. Don-P)


UVM Medical Center: Housing is Health Care

At the University of Vermont Medical Center, it has always been an important part of our mission as a nonprofit hospital to use our resources to benefit our community. But today, doing the right thing also happens to be an increasingly smart investment, as the health care system moves away from a model that pays hospitals and physicians for the number of procedures they perform to a model that rewards keeping people as healthy as possible. Over the past two years, we have invested in two housing-focused programs with our community partners. This investment is part of the more than $100 million in community benefits provided by the UVM ...

Guest Interviews at Good Samaritan Haven

Interviews with former guests in Good Samaritan Haven homeless shelter in Barre, VT.  

Grants Allow for Homeless Medical Exemptions in Barre

Fox 44 News; By Staci DaSilva | sdasilva@nexstar.tv Published 02/19 2015 05:46PM Grants Allow for Homeless Medical Exemptions in Barre: http://www.mychamplainvalley.com/news/vermont/grants-allow-for-homeless-medical-exemptions-in-barre Joan Amell completed drug rehab more than 3 months ago. "November 4th,” said Joan Amell. “I slept in the park that night. November 5th I came here." While recovering from opiate addiction, Joan has been staying at Good Samaritan Haven in Barre, but at the time, she couldn't stay there during the day. “When I came here, I had to go from 7 in the morning until 6:30, which I didn't realize I had ...

Can Homelessness be Solved?: John Maceri at TEDxUCLA

John Maceri talks about an issue that is lingering across the US that unfortunately fails to be addressed on a daily basis.