Tag Archive: Housing Programs

Coming full circle – From homeowner to homeless to helping others

  Joette never imagined she’d fall into homelessness in her lifetime. After all, she was born into a mid-west middle class family, with a solid upbringing, three years at Kent State University, and… Continue reading

Meet Connie Dean – Helping sad stories become success stories

When people contact the Coalition’s Center for Women and Families (CWF) in crisis mode, they’re most often guided to Miss Connie, our Intake Coordinator. Connie knows if we have space, maintains the waiting… Continue reading

Valencia practices what they preach

Krystal Pherai is a true example of putting your money where your mouth is! Krystal – Staff Assistant at Valencia College’s Peace and Justice Initiative (PJI) and Coordinator of the PJI Ambassadors since… Continue reading

Tragedy turns into Purpose

Losing your job can certainly lead to homelessness. But what if, instead of losing the resource that helps you keep your home, you physically lost your home? This is the situation James Landry,… Continue reading

Why are some young adults homeless?

We’re excited to share a guest blog by Alyssa Mullins, a University of Central Florida Department of Sociology graduate student.  Alyssa led a team of fellow graduate student researchers in conducting a very… Continue reading

“Deserving Young Women” of yesterday and today

A little bit of history for Throwback Thursday!  The Coalition for the Homeless Women’s Residential and Counseling Center (WRCC), located on Hillcrest Street at Magnolia Ave., traces back to 1921.  That’s when a… Continue reading

Sober, clean, and no longer homeless

Coalition for the Homeless celebrated another First Steps Transitional Housing Program graduation last night! Roger, a client we introduced to you back in January, stood alongside four other graduates. We are so excited… Continue reading

The State of Homelessness in America 2012

The National Alliance to End Homelessness recently released their second of The State of Homelessness in America series. The report uses the most recently available national data to examine homelessness between 2009 and… Continue reading

Double your gift – there’s still time!

Several weeks ago, Coalition for the Homeless told our readers we had received $30,000 from First Baptist Church of Orlando’s Love Orlando initiative.  They challenged us to match their gift, doubling everyone’s donation… Continue reading