“The maximum stay at Autumn House is six weeks and this is often not long enough for women to secure safe and affordable housing,” said Dawn Ferris, executive director of Autumn House in Amherst. “”The two new second-stage housing units will offer extended, safe, secure and affordable housing. This brings us closer to reaching our goal of providing safety for women and their children in our community.”

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