The Newark Advocate, November 2
Groundbreaking Offers More Housing for Those with Mental Illness
At a groundbreaking celebration Friday for The Main Place’s new housing community, The Place Next Door, Cavins said she was thrilled there will be more options in Newark for people living with severe and persistent mental illness. At Friday’s ground breaking, Ted Jones, senior program manager of the Corporation for Supportive Housing, asked the audience where they go when they are feeling sick. “At home you can relax, eat and sleep and do things to get better,” he said. “For these people, they might not have anywhere else to go.”
My Central Jersey.com, November 4
VA Opens 62-Unit Valley Brook Village for Veterans in Bernard
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Under Secretary for Health joined representatives from the VA New Jersey Health Care System, Peabody Properties Inc., Community Hope, Windover Development, MetLife, the National Equity Fund and LISC in celebrating the grand opening of Valley Brook Village, an affordable permanent supportive rental housing project in Bernards for homeless and at-risk low-income veterans.
New Jersey Hills, November 8
A New Beginning’ for Veterans in Bernards Township
Help for veterans was not just a promise but a reality as officials gathered on Wednesday, Oct. 30, for the grand opening of a new rental housing complex at the Lyons Veterans Administration (VA) Medical Center.