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5 months ago

Safe Haven will be repurposed

May 18, 2018   |   Carolyn Kell

For 21 years chronically homeless people who have been diagnosed with a severe and persistent mental illness have stayed at Safe Haven, operated by Inter-Faith Ministries. Intensive case management, an extended period of stay and fewer regulations than at a traditional shelter were designed to assist people who needed more help than what other shelters could offer. Because of changes in federal funding and increased case management at Inter-Faith Inn, Safe Haven services are being absorbed into Inter-Faith Inn as of July 1, 2018. Read more »

5 months ago

Pets will be part of Inter-Faith Inn

May 18, 2018   |   Carolyn Kell

Inter-Faith Inn will accept pets starting in late summer

Companionship, loyalty, responsibility, a reason to live. These are all words homeless people use when talking about their pets. Pamie Hathaway, now a resident in one of IFM apartments, says that without her dog she would have committed suicide. “She’s my everything,” she says of her dachshund Mia.

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7 months ago

Walk in their Shoes

Mar 19, 2018   |   Carolyn Kell

Cost of Poverty Experience

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one year ago

From homeless to housed

Jan 23, 2017   |   Suzy Abdelfarag

VISTA Fellow Suzy Abdelfarag writes about some of our residents.

Gracen is 60 years old. He has been coming regularly to the Emergency Winter Shelter (EWS) for almost three years now. Throughout the course of his homeless status, in addition to the EWS, Gracen has stayed at Inter-Faith Villa Central Apartments and Inter-Faith Inn, as well as the Union Rescue Mission.

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