Mission: The organization was formed for the express purpose of operating exclusively to provide shelter and/or decent housing that is affordable to low income and moderate income persons, together with reasonable quality of life services for needy persons who may be homeless, chronically disabled and/or economically disadvantaged.
Programs: Juda house serves chronically homeless disabled men by providing supportive permanent housing in a 16 unit single occupancy apartment setting. Juda house uses the hud housing first model. In this design homeless men are provided with the basic needs e. G. Housing, food, clothing. As the individual stabilizes additional supportive service are provided. Each person establishes goals and a plan to address the issuess that have causes their chronic homelessness i. E. Severe and persistent mental illness and/or additiction and/or chronic physical health conditions.
saint josephs haven opened september 2009. This facility serves chronically homeless disabled men in a greater supportive environment compared to juda house by providing 24/7 staff. An evening meal is provided by volunteers who interact with the residents. The men in haven face the most difficult barriers to stabilization and it is the initial step from the street homelessness to supportive housing.
cold weather shelter provides the community with a winter season shelter during the coldest months of the year. This outreach activity of cmc provides the community with an assessment of the number of chronic homeless men and their unmet needs. This interaction provides initial steps in engaging and inviting the men to further support and resources to address the barriers to their stability.