Read as much as you want on, anywhere and anytime, for just 99¢.


R.I. to get $4.8m to fight homelessness

Continue reading below

Dozens of Rhode Island organizations will share nearly $4.8 million in federal funds to help reduce homelessness. US Senator Jack Reed announced the funding Monday at an awards luncheon of the Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless. The federal Continuum of Care grants will go to 43 housing organizations in the state that provide services for homeless veterans, the mentally ill, families, and individuals. The money will go for permanent and transitional housing assistance, as well as services like job training, mental health counseling, substance abuse treatment, and child care.

Loading comments...
Subscriber Log In

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of
Marketing image of