We are excited to have former client, Elliott Tooley, participate in this year's ARTWALK NY. Listen to his story here.
After being homeless with three children for over five years, Cheryl found hope and stability at Bridge Building.
Katrice was cut off from Advantage in February 2012. With a low paying job and an apartment she can't afford, she is now fearful of once again entering the shelter system.
Two years ago, Melissa showed up at our Crisis Intervention Program early one morning – battered and afraid – seeking refuge from her abusive husband. Like any mom, Melissa wanted a safe and happier life for her daughters...
Many of our clients have difficulty trusting outsiders. It took months of David making brief visits to our Crisis Intervention Center, before he was able to open up and ask for help finding a place to live. He agreed to see our on-site psychiatrist, and we discovered he was a veteran. We are working with David to find stable supportive housing.
With the dedication of our Camp staff, Devon overcame behavioral issues to grow into a model camper.
After months of hard work and building his trust through our food program, the Coalition was able to convince Mark to move from the cold streets into the supportive housing he so desperately needed.
Christina and her two daughters became homeless last year after Christina's mother passed away. After exhausting all possible housing options, they applied for shelter, but were denied. The Coalition's Crisis Intervention program intervened and was able to give her and her family permanent shelter placement.
Regina and Lawrence were able to keep their family afloat until Lawrence lost his job. Facing eviction, they turned to the Coalition.