Helping Rockville families find a place to call home: Inside the work of Stepping Stones Shelter
In 1982, Stepping Stones Shelter made history as the first homeless shelter for families in Montgomery County, MD. Today, it’s best known for its location in Rockville’s historic Dawson Farmhouse and for providing about 30 families with housing and services each year.
DC government halts family exits from beleaguered Rapid Rehousing subsidy program until Sept. 30
Evy Wilkins was thrilled to move into her apartment. As a low-income D.C. resident, she qualified for a rent subsidy through the District’s Rapid Rehousing (RRH) program. But Wilkins’ joy quickly turned into a nightmare.
DC expanded access to caregiving subsidies. Is that enough for caregivers?
The D.C. Council recently passed a bill that will remove restrictions on the Grandparent and Close Relatives caregivers programs, allowing more families to participate sooner. Meanwhile, current participants are hoping to see operational improvements.
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