The summer is now upon us and there is optimism in the air. Our kids and families at our shelter are simply amazing people, no matter the challenges they face in finding housing needs. The kids of our community banded together one summer weekend to offer the community fun and refreshment. Their collective effort awarded […]
noun op·por·tu·ni·ty | \ ˌä-pər-ˈtü-nə-tē , -ˈtyü-\ plural opportunities Definition of opportunity 1: a favorable juncture of circumstances the halt provided an opportunity for rest and refreshment 2: a good chance for advancement or progress
While the gala video was stunning, behind the scenes was equally, if not more, touching. Word was put out several days in advance for anyone willing/interested in helping with the video. Several families eagerly came to lend their stories and voices. So many families came we ran out of time to capture all of them! […]
Thank You to all of the supporters that came to join us on March 1 for our Gala, it was an amazing night! Your support and generosity allowed us to help over 2,800 families in 2018. We are committed to helping more in 2019 and look forward to the challenge of ending homelessness in our […]
We had the pleasure of seeing AngelRose recently with her new dog, Bella, making a surprise visit to the office. AngelRose first came to the shelter with her mother when she was 9 days old. She and the family have grown and are doing well.
Megan, our interns, and board members took time on January 29, 2019 to participate in the state-wide Point In Time survey to gather data on the homeless population in the state. The survey is a critical tool that government agencies use to help direct funding to communities that are most in need. The night was […]
ACCESS Housing is pleased to introduce our new Executive Director, Megan Vizina. With over fourteen years of experience in homeless services, Megan brings a trauma informed, housing first philosophy to ACCESS Housing. Her expertise in development and strategic planning will help ACCESS to grow and meet regulatory changes, as we continue to serve families facing […]
The most amazing sounds fill my office each afternoon. I open the windows when I arrive and throughout the day hear traffic breezing by, maybe the occasional siren. But mid-afternoon there are joyful giggles and exclamations of playfulness. While you might expect that anywhere there is playground equipment, this playground equipment is unique because it […]
Our Spring 2018 volunteer day was a complete success, and we couldn’t have done it without generous donations from our sponsors, Trelora, OUTFRONT Media, and Benjamin Moore! Their generosity, along with hard work from our volunteers, allowed Access Housing to complete much needed clean-up and renovation projects at our properties. Thank you again to everyone […]
Our 2018 Mardi Gras gala was an amazing success, thank you for your support!