One Year Anniversary

Slightly more than a year ago, Haywood County’s first, year-round homeless shelter opened on the premises of the former state prison in the Hazelwood community. The Haywood Pathways Center replaced the former emergency shelter that operated just in winter months and offered more than just a warm place to spend

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Haywood Pathways Center receipt of Grant

PRESS RELEASE Date:                      12/17/2015 Contact:                Jeremy Parton, Executive Director Address:             See Below Telephone:         828 246 0332   Haywood Pathways Center, Inc. is pleased and gratified to announce receipt of a grant award from Evergreen Foundation, 28A Oak Street, Waynesville, NC 28786.  The grant of $31,140 was approved

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Donation to 501(c)3

A 501(c)(3) or 501c3 organization, also colloquially known as a 501c3, is a United States nonprofit organization that has been approved by the Internal Revenue Service to be tax-exempt under the terms of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Most charitable non-profits in the United States that Americans commonly

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Socks are Needed

Did you know Socks are the number one most requested clothing item at homeless shelters?  Getting ready to start any day should be shower, food, clean socks and undergarments. These basic needs are not always available for those less fortunate.  Homeless people who live outside are constantly at risk of serious foot

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Three become one

Structural changes are in the works for the Haywood Pathways Center, a homeless shelter, halfway house and soup kitchen on the site of the former Hazelwood prison. When the organization was first conceived, it was an effort of three separate entities that agreed to contribute pieces of what was needed

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Nominations sought for those who made a difference

As a way to give back to a community that helped launch a year-round shelter in just eight months, the Haywood Pathways Center is initiating an annual Community Service Award program. The center, located in the former Hazelwood prison, offers temporary housing and meals for adults who show a willingness

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Haywood jail has become an unexpected source of revenue

Haywood County Sheriff Greg Christopher told the county commissioners Monday that the jail is on track to bring in significantly more revenue than last year. Counties are reimbursed $40 a day for housing adult misdemeanants following a state decision to no longer incarcerate this group of inmates at state-operated facilities.

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Pathways center sees an early payoff

Even though the Haywood Pathways Center was conceived just a year ago, the transitional housing nonprofit operating out of a former state prison has already proven its methods can change lives. The center was born out of necessity, really. The Haywood Christian Emergency Shelter, which operated only during the winter

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Haywood Pathways Center is helping change lives

The Haywood Pathways Center — which offers transitional housing for those in a bad spot in life — has now been open for about eight months. Once the site of an abandoned correctional facility, the Pathways Center provides “Christ-centered rehabilitation services that truly transforms lives,” according to its website. It has been

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