Mission Statement

Our Mission: Assist lower income families and individuals to obtain and keep safe, affordable housing, offer supportive services to nurture their independence, and advocate for greater opportunity

 

Our Vision: Continue as an innovative, responsive grassroots organization committed to creatively helping those with the least resources increase access, raise hope, and build self-esteem

 

Our ValuesLeadership, Dignity, Collaboration, People First, Advocate

 

Our Accomplishments -- In FY2014, The Way Home's programs helped:

•  242 households secure or prevent the loss of safe housing with $166,532 in 

    security deposit guarantees and homeless prevention grants

•  606 households with housing counseling on matters such as budget

    management, housing safety, and tenants' rights

•  520 households with financial management workshops

•  76 homeowners with counseling on foreclosure-prevention strategies

•  160 homeless & high risk clients with coaching on housing stability skills

•  Transitional Shelter - 12 families (23 children, most with special needs)

•  Permanent Housing - 21 formerly homeless families (33 adults & 49 Children)

•  Permanent Housing - 26 chronically homeless adults with disabilities

•  Allenstown Affordable Housing - 30 persons in 11 low income households

•  6 chronically homeless veterans with permanent housing

 

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In 2014, 26 chronically homeless individuals were found permanent housing.