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  • Formerly homeless man in his new Philadelphia home

    Ending homelessness

    One person at a time
  • No one should sleep on the floor

    Providing no cost furniture for those in need
  • Formerly homeless woman in her new Philadelphia home

    A safe place to call Home

    Everyone deserves the opportunity
  • Setting the Standard

    for ending Veterans Homelessness
  • Housing First Ends Homelessness

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Your support has provided homes, restored health and reclaimed lives for more than 450 people that no one else has been able to serve.

Why Housing First Works

 

For the Chronically Homeless

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For the Community

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We start by housing people directly from the streets, without precondition.  Then we address their underlying issues around mental health, addiction, medical care, income, and education to help integrate and welcome them back into our community.

News & Updates

Mary Ann’s brother, Jerry, struggled with a mental illness that led him to many hard years of living on the streets. However, your support helped Jerry find housing and get back on his feet. Now Mary Ann is continuing her brother’s legacy and helping other participants regain a sense of dignity.

Music pumps out of the speakers, the walls are painted in uplifting colors, and it appears to be a regular Tuesday at a local gym. However today, something is different.

For someone struggling to survive without housing, small things like getting a haircut can be the last thing on one’s mind. But for participants at Pathways to Housing PA, a small gesture like a haircut can go a long way towards getting them on the road to recovery.

For Charlene* and her three children, to say that the past three months have been difficult would be an understatement. They were forced to leave their home and build a new life in a completely different place. Luckily, they found a new home, but they were still sleeping on a bare, hardwood floor and eating their meals without a table or chairs.