End the Cycle of Homelessness
Temporary Place to Live/Shared Bedrooms
Shelter will consist of living spaces that would include: living rooms, computer room, front desk, office, storage area, large bathrooms with stalls and showers, washer/dryer area, bedrooms to accommodate young men on one side of shelter and bedrooms to accommodate women on the other side of the shelter. Individuals will stay up to six (6) months and rehoused into their own place. Shelter open on a 24 hours basis.
Transportation would provide: pick-up/drop-off for individuals seeking emergency shelter at facility with no means of getting there on his/her own. We will provide transportation to get to businesses for interviews, doctors appointments, etc.
Food and Clothing
Food/Clothing provided through donations from organizations. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks. Clothing will be provided on a “as needed basis”, vouchers from local thrift stores or department stores will be given out to individuals on a as needed basis
We train an assist all participants in facility. Prepare individual to seek or obtain employment and to keep job once hired. Training or instructions would be handled by preparing a resume or job application, prepare participants on how to get a job, keep a job and excel at a new job. Instruction on basic employability skills that will include effective communication, problem solving, resume building, and successful interviewing
Put forth set skills and knowledge that allows individual to make informed and effective decisions with all financial resources.
We will provide topics on new, improved hosing and our goals are to help individuals obtain hosing quickly and increase self-sufficiency on how to remain housed. We will assist with move-in and rent, case management, and services.
Our social responsibility will be actively working with individuals from a particular area to try to improve their quality of life
We will structure, process, and prepare a young person to meet the challenges of adolescence and adulthood to achieve his or her full potential. Youth development will be promoted through activities and experiences that help youth/young adults develop social, ethical, emotional, physical, and cognitive competencies. We will also include youth/young adults on our board of directors. The shelter will design youth/young adult programs to promote leadership by involving assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. We will engage all participating youth/young adults in constructive action through activities such as service learning, arts and athletics; and emphasize common values such as friendship, citizenship, and learning. The program will be designed to promote positive relationships with both peers and adults.