Mission: To coordinate the efforts of participating congregations, social service agencies, and governmental programs in order to provide shelter and other services to homeless individuals and families and enable those we serve to move toward self-sufficiency while respecting their dignity as children of God.
Results: We served 268 homeless individuals in our shelter program the past year; more than 7,750 in the past 24 years. In our El Nido Transitional Housing Program, we recently completed a $248,000 rehab on the 11 unit apartment building where our families live. We served 11 families there the past year; 170 since Jan. 1997.
Target demographics: Short term homeless men, women and families; homeless battered women with children.
Direct beneficiaries per year: 250-275 homeless men, women and children in our shelter program; up to 15 families per year in our transitional housing program.
Programs: Rotational Shelter Program El Nido Transitional Housing Program