Christmas at The Dwelling Place

Preparations are underway for a festive Christmas at The Dwelling Place. Staff and residents joined in a tree decorating party in the dining room on Thursday evening, December 10. Many hands created a beautifully adorned […] more»


The Dwelling Place December 2015 Newsletter

Dear Friends, You may be asking, “What can I do to make a difference when I see such staggering statistics about our homeless brothers and sisters?” The problem is so complex and solutions seem to […] more»


Memories of Gala 2015 – Harvesting Hope

Treasured memories are embedded in our hearts from the wonderful experience shared with our guests during the Gala on Thursday evening, October 15. It was a beautiful autumn evening enhanced by the spirit of community […] more»


Memories and Reflections on this 38th Anniversary of The Dwelling Place

Sunday, October 4, 2015 marked the 38th Anniversary of the opening of The Dwelling Place. On this date in 1977 Sister Nancy Chiarello and four other members of the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany welcomed their […] more»


Project Give Back: Shine and Dine Event at The Dwelling Place

On Thursday, August 27, 2015, a new volunteer with The Dwelling Place, Skarlly Infante, planned a Women’s Empowerment Program for our women residents. Skarlly, along with her friends, Michelle, Jasmine, and Stephanie, brought dinner generously […] more»


Fostering Meals with a Heart

Congratulations to November Calendar Raffle Winners! The staff and ladies of The Dwelling Place extend special thanks to each or you who supported our 2016 November Calendar Raffle. Through your efforts and generosity we raised […] more»


The Dwelling Place Summer 2015 Newsletter

Dear Friends, The long winter has passed giving way to a myriad of spring blossoms and invigorating aromas of sweetness. Open windows welcome in warm breezes and the vibrant sounds of renewed life stirring on […] more»


Catholic TV Visits The Dwelling Place

Catholic TV from the Diocese of Brooklyn (NETNY.TV) Visit the Sisters and Residents of the Dwelling Place. Watch the clip from NETNY.TV. “It’s called the Dwelling Place. Founded in 1977 by the Franciscan Sisters of […] more»