MIAMI--(Chapman Partnership, together with its public sector partner Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust, will celebrate the grand opening of a 44-bed family dormitory at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, at the Chapman Partnership North location, 1550 North Miami Ave., Miami, Fla. 33136.)--
“This expansion is one more step towards Chapman Partnership’s goal to end homelessness in Miami-Dade County.”
“There is a real need for accommodations and services for homeless families in our community, and we are grateful that we can be a part of the solution,” says Trish Bell, chairman of Chapman Partnership’s board of directors. “This expansion is one more step towards Chapman Partnership’s goal to end homelessness in Miami-Dade County.”
The grand opening will showcase the updated Family Resource Center that features a new computer lab designed to support educational activities for children attending after-school programs while their parents work or seek employment. More than 25 percent of the residents at Chapman Partnership are children.
Chapman Partnership operates two Homeless Assistance Centers with 800 beds located in Miami and Homestead. We help the homeless by providing a comprehensive support program that includes emergency shelter, meals, health, dental and psychiatric care, day care, job training, job placement and assistance with securing stable housing. At Chapman Partnership we empower homeless men, women and children to build a positive future by providing the resources and assistance critical to growth and independence.
To learn more about Chapman Partnership, please visit www.chapmanpartnership.org.