Laura Case's blog

Hope Community Services Director Interferes With A Criminal Investigation (People are Getting Hurt)

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I don't know how professional this one is going to be folks, because I am really really fed-up and angry. I am not going to beat around the bush any more. The shelter is corrupt, incompetent and incapable if running a day program or any other program for that matter, but Hope is not doing it's job either and is proving itself to not be much better.

Homeless Rally in New Rochelle was Small but Outspoken, Hope's Director Pays a Visit

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Yesterday at Hope, Carol apparently decided it was a good idea to continue her policies from the rally.

Homeless and Allies Rally Against Program in New Rochelle

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Fix It Don't Fund It

The New Rochelle City Council recently approved a resolution to give $100,000 to fund a program at Oasis Homeless Shelter in New Rochelle, NY.

Homeless Veterans, Corrupt Shelter Programming, And The Park After Dark in New Rochelle

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As you know last month the New Rochelle city council reversed their vote to have an open proposal on the issue of extra funding for Oasis shelter and decided to give the money to Oasis and Hope neither of which have the effective experience to run a housing program if the poor conditions at the shelter (bedbugs, leak in the ceiling etc.) are to be any indication.

New Rochelle Mayor Bullies Council into Accepting Bad Shelter Program

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This is absolutely ridiculous. But I suppose given the state of the city right now it is to be expected. Pocket Councilman, Fertel and Rackman reversed their decision to hold an open proposal on the shelter giving no reason of their doing so. I can only assume that some of the same tactics used in Echo Bay were used here. People are going to suffer.

Some Refuse to Accept Open Proposal on Shelter, the Park, and MHA

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I had an interesting time at dinner last week. As you may know I have never really criticized Hope Kitchen, since they do a good service providing us meals and pantry bags. My problem has been that their proposal calls for sharing funding with the bedbug infested mismanaged Oasis shelter (Mrs.

Council Decides To Have An Open Proposal on New Rochelle Shelter Funding

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If you have been reading my blog you probably know how happy I am with this. Council people Rackman, Trangucci, Tarantino, and Fertel were willing to hear an open proposal before making a decision on the Oasis shelter issue.

North Avenue Mile/ Council to Discuss New Rochelle Homelessness Tuesday

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First of all, it is exciting how much attention to charity the North Avenue Mile is bringing to New Rochelle. This author hopes that Hope earns enough funding to help out with their soup kitchen program that does a good service by feeding a bunch of us three or four times a week.