CHW and The Center break ground in North Park

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Construction begins on San Diego’s first LGBT-affirming senior community Community HousingWorks and San Diego LGBT Community Center break ground in North Park San Diego, Calif. (July 13, 2016) — Community HousingWorks (CHW) and the San Diego LGBT Community Center (The Center) held a groundbreaking ceremony today for the highly-anticipated North Park Senior Apartments, San Diego’s… Read more ›

Congrats to our 2016 VALOR Scholars & Achievers

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Celebrating Stellar Students On June 15th, CHW celebrated the academic achievement of 6 VALOR scholarship recipients and 3 Achievers. VALOR scholarship recipients are CHW residents who have achieved academic success and demonstrated community leadership through volunteerism. The CHW Board of Directors created the VALOR Scholarship Program to provide Volunteers and Achievers who have achieved academic success plus demonstrated community… Read more ›

Join us for the Groundbreaking of North Park Senior Apartments

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San Diego’s First LGBT-Affirming Senior Community Community HousingWorks and the San Diego LGBT Community Center invite you to join us in celebrating the groundbreaking of 76 affordable apartments in North Park. Open to all seniors, this development is a collaboration with the San Diego LGBT Community Center to provide an affirming and supportive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and… Read more ›

Community HousingWorks celebrates San Diego solar power milestone

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CHW meets nearly 3% of President Obama’s solar energy goal for affordable housing communities Carlsbad, CA (June 9, 2016) — On Thursday, June 9th, Community HousingWorks (CHW) celebrated the substantial contribution its San Diego communities have made toward President Obama’s goal to develop 100 megawatts of solar energy at affordable housing communities throughout the U.S…. Read more ›

Meet Dennis

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  Dennis is a formerly-homeless Veteran who lives at Community HousingWorks’ affordable Avocado Court apartment community in Escondido. After getting injured during his time in the Navy, Dennis found himself struggling to get back on his feet and was homeless for over 12 years. When Dennis heard about CHW’s new apartment community for homeless Veterans,… Read more ›

Community Comes Together to Support Health

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Health Stars Program CHW is partnering with Rady Children’s Hospital Center for Healthier Communities to bring health, safety, and literacy education to residents in many of our San Diego communities. The Rady Children’s Hospital Center for Healthier Communities Health Stars program is a new model to help address the root causes of health disparity. Research indicates that education… Read more ›

Healthy Resources for Poway Residents

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Farm to Community CHW residents in Poway are benefiting from local resources that bring healthy foods and classes straight to their community. Backyard Produce Project Our communities of Poway Villas and Park View Terrace receive fresh fruits and vegetables on a monthly basis from Backyard Produce Project. The Backyard Produce Project, a Palomar Health Community Action Council endeavor,… Read more ›

An Intergenerational Tea Party

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Last month, some Poway residents celebrated Valentine’s Day by spreading a little love around the community! Inspired by a chance to improve a sense of community amongst the several generations of Poway Villas neighbors, spanning age 6 to 89, Community Building Coordinator Alison planned a very special Valentine’s event, an Intergenerational Tea Party. This venue allowed not… Read more ›