Number of Older Adults Facing Homelessness on the Rise September 20, 2023 | This recent report from WCVB 5 explores the increase in homelessness among older adults. As the cost of housing in Greater Boston continues to rise, older adults are increasingly at risk of becoming homeless. At Pine Street Inn, we see this trend firsthand. Often, Pine Street tenants, like Pat, become homeless as the result of unforeseen issues like medical bills due to an injury or illness.
Providing iCater Trainees with Farm-to-Table Experience September 20, 2023 | Pine Street Inn and our friends from Food for Free and Waltham Fields Community Farm were recently featured in The Boston Globe. Through this partnership, iCater trainees gain experience in preparing farm-to-table meals — a growing trend in the culinary world.
Lyndia Downie Live on Boston Public Radio July 14, 2023 | Recently, Pine Street Inn President and Executive Director Lyndia Downie sat down with Margery Eagan and Andrea Cabral on Boston Public Radio. During a wide-ranging conversation, Lyndia discussed the growing need for affordable housing, support for migrant families in Boston and Pine Street’s efforts to house more people from the streets.