Jericho Road Community Health Center

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Jericho Road Community Health Center provided an update Monday about how the Vive Shelter on Buffalo’s East Side is coping with the influx of nearly 100 new Congolese asylum seekers. The Congolese arrived about three weeks ago after being released from detention at the southern U.S. border.

If everything falls into place, a Lovejoy area project will mix housing and health care.

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Two more hurdles are out of the way for a major adaptive reuse housing project on Buffalo's East Side.

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Daemen College played host Tuesday to a panel discussion on refugees, immigrants and President Donald Trump's policies concerning them.

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For three decades Vive on Wyoming Street has been a center for refugees, some heading to Canada and others waiting to hear if they will get asylum in this country. Now, Vive is part of Jericho Road Community Health Center.

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Amid concerns about the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, a local organization remains committed to opening a health clinic in one of the poorest communities in West Africa. And a former refugee from Sierra Leone, who lived in Buffalo, is behind the effort.