Manchester Mayor Frank Guinta to Announce 10-year Plan to End Homelessness

MANCHESTER (February 26, 2008) – Manchester Mayor Frank Guinta, along with stakeholders from across the city, will be releasing “A Home for Everyone: A 10-Year Plan to End Homelessness in the City of Manchester.” This report, along with a discussion of its findings, will be released at 11:30 a.m., on Wednesday, February 27, 2008, in the Aldermanic Chambers of City Hall; One City Hall Plaza, Manchester.

The report is a culmination of two years of work between Mayor Guinta, task force co-chairman Patrick Tufts, the President and CEO of Heritage United Way, and other task force members from across the city.

“The people on this task force understand that this is a call to action. These stakeholders represent people from all different fields, political affiliations and neighborhoods. They understand that homelessness is unacceptable in our city; and are committed to doing something about it.”

The Mayor’s plan will address eight primary goals and actions, and analyzes best practices used in other communities nationwide to address the root causes of homelessness.

In addition to Mayor Guinta and Patrick Tufts, other members of the task force will be available at the report’s unveiling. In addition, copies of this will be available on the City of Manchester and Heritage United Way Web sites (;