Mission: "To empower individuals with mental illness to function more independently in their social, living and working environments and to make available decent, safe, and affordable housing for them in Shawnee County."
Results: Breakthrough House, Inc. has been in operation for 39 years, and has supported thousands of individuals living with a mental illness through the years. Breakthrough House, Inc. is committed to helping consumers reach and remain independent in all facets of their lives, while being there to support our consumers through any peaks and valleys that may be experienced. We are the cushion to their blows, the shelter from the storms in their lives. Breakthrough House is here for our consumers.
Target demographics: individuals with severe and persistant mental illness to lead enriched, independent lives.
Direct beneficiaries per year: 430+ individuals
Geographic areas served: Topeka, Kansas
Programs: a daytime Clubhouse with activities, support, a good lunch; safe & secure residential housing; and a representative payee service to ensure basic needs are met like housing, food and medication.