Milford homeless village

Hearing on Milford homeless village is comment-palooza 

Katie KazimirGovernment, Headlines

A Milford City Council hearing on a proposed tiny house village for the homeless packed the council chamber, lobby and a basement overflow room on Monday with people who spent four hours expressing their opinions. No vote was taken. Everyone who spoke agreed that it was important to help the homeless. They also stressed that┬á the city should do something …

One Highmark BluePrints grant focuses on pregnant and mothering teens. (Mart Production photo from Pexels)

Highmark gives $898,169 to 7 groups for better healthcare

Ken MammarellaCulture, Headlines

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware is giving out $898,169 in BluePrints for the Community┬ágrants. BluePrints aims to increase access to care and reduce health disparities throughout Delaware. Programs typically focus on healthcare access, economic stability for families and individuals, social and community context, neighborhood and built environment and health workforce. Highmark BluePrints grants for the 3rd quarter Delaware Adolescent …

housing

State gives $6 million to groups helping with housing

Staff WriterCulture, Headlines

Four Delaware nonprofits that focus on housing problems in Delaware will split $6 million of the state’s federal COVID-19 funding That includes: $350,000 to The Home of the Brave in Milford┬áto renovate the facility to serve more homeless veterans and provide services to homeless veterans in Delaware including individual case management, mental health counseling, life skills training and educational services. …