Skip to main content

Meeting to discuss efforts to stop homelessness

06/18/2014 10:17AM, Published by ACL, Categories:



The community is invited to a meeting on Wednesday, June 25 at 7 p.m. at Church of the Advent, 401 North Union Street, Kennett Square, to hear about how congregations in Chester County are networking to provide overnight accommodations, meals, and compassionate assistance to those families experiencing homelessness in the area.

Homelessness is a growing problem in the community. In 2013, 284 children experienced homelessness in the Southern Chester County area. Many of the families experiencing homelessness are caught between high housing costs and low wages.  The demands placed upon shelters in Chester County are increasing.  There is a way local congregations and other community organizations can help. The meeting will include discussions about how improvements can be made.


Like what you're reading? Subscribe to Chester County's free newsletter to catch every headline



homeless homelessness


  • Exploring Science Camp

    08/03/2017
    08:30AM — 12:30PM

    Campers will explore several of the 4-H National Youth Science Day projects which will include wi...


  • 2017 SUMMER KIDS HALF-DAY CAMP IN CHESTER SPRINGS, CHESTER COUNTY: Archaeology Dig for Kids: ...


  • Pawsitive Reading Days

    08/03/2017
    09:30AM — 11:30AM

    Children can read to a non-judgmental listener -- a dog -- at Oxford Feed & Lumber! Ages 3 and up...


  • Ecological Garden Design Workshop

    08/03/2017
    10:00AM — 03:30PM

    Ecologically focused design supports natural processes within and beyond the garden and is especi...


  • Ecological Garden Design

    08/03/2017
    10:00AM — 03:30PM

    Ecologically focused design supports natural processes within and beyond the garden and is especi...


  • Quilt Quest

    08/03/2017
    01:30PM — 03:30PM

    Join us as we journey on a Quilt Quest. Participants will learn basic machine patchwork quilting ...


  • Clutterers Anonymous

    08/03/2017
    06:00PM — 07:00PM

    Clutterers Anonymous℠ (CLA℠) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strengt...


  • Once Upon a Mattress

    08/03/2017
    07:00PM — 09:00PM

    This show will highlight 6-12th grade performers in some really fun roles. If you thought you kne...


  • Cirque Italia

    08/03/2017
    07:30PM — 09:30PM

    GET READY NEWARK, DE, BECAUSE YOU ARE ABOUT TO HAVE THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE! CIRQUE ITALIA, THE F...


  • Trivia Nights at Kennett Square Applebee's

    08/03/2017
    09:00PM — 11:00PM

    Start your studying for trivia nights at the Kennett Square Applebee’s! Trivia nights will be hel...


Chester County High School Sports