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Community Partners Receives $329,500 Grant From NeighborWorks America

For Immediate Release May 30, 2017 Contact: Jaime Joshi. [email protected]  Riviera Beach, FL – Housing Partnership Inc. dba Community Partners, a member of the NeighborWorks network, is receiving 329,500 in flexible grants from the Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation, dba NeighborWorks

Love Against All Odds - Donte's Story

Love is an incalculable, resolute force whose strength defies all odds, circumstances and in some cases, the very boundaries of logic. Eleven-year-old Donte loved his mother. When she sent him to school hungry and dirty, he loved her. When she threatened him, he loved her. When she

New Location, Same Roots

  Deep roots tangle and weave together in this earth – as dark as espresso grounds and often referred to as, “black gold.” Belle Glade’s rich and loamy soil may be her fortune but those willing to take a closer look at this Western Palm Beach County community knows that there are also

It's Never Too Late To Learn Something New

  Graciela Hernandez talks with her hands. No. Graciela doesn’t just talk with her hands. She conducts symphonies. She constructs imaginary skyscrapers, lassos tornados and she carves out technicolor daydreams with the constant fluttering of her hands. Arriving from Mexico seventeen

Love, Grace and Community - Mirian's Story

    When Mirian first arrived at BRIDGES at Highland, she had one goal in mind - to improve her English language skills.  A recent immigrant from the Dominican Republic, Mirian knew that the key to success was communication and when she heard about the free language classes BRIDGES

In Memoriam - William 'Bill' Finley

Community Partners Founders John Corbett and Bill Finley   It is with great sorrow and much regret that we announce the passing of William ‘Bill’ Finley – our founder and our friend. Bill’s compassion and pioneering vision led to the founding of Housing Partnership, Inc. Bill saw the

Notice of Departure - Pat McNamara Leaving Community Partners

  It is with equal measure of sadness, gratitude and optimism that Community Partners (home to Housing Partnership Inc. and Parent-Child Center) announces CEO Patrick McNamara’s departure from the organization, effective March 1, 2017. Pat has been with Community Partners since 1999 and

Mental Health Reform is Law

  On December 13, 2016, President Barack Obama signed mental health reform into law as part of H.R. 34, the 21st Century Cures Act, enabling thousands of Americans access to needed health care services. In addition to improving program coordination across federal agencies, the act will

Just Shelter - Matthew Desmond & Tessa Lowinske Desmond

Millions of Americans are evicted from their homes every year. These families lose more than just the roof over their heads and without a home, their lives can spiral downward.  Community Partners has long advocated for local affordable housing solutions as have the folks at Just Shelter - an

I Am The Change - Cleveland Wester

Director of Client Outreach Services Jibby Ciric and Director of Targeted Case Management Cleveland Wester “We didn’t have running water. We had to dig holes in the backyard just so we could go to the bathroom.” A statement like this conjures up imagery of a long-passed era of American