2017 marked Journey Home’s tenth year of work in the Greater Hartford region. In the last four years, since the start of our local Coordinated Access Network, we have witnessed a 75% decline in ending chronic homelessness. The progress in this part of the state has...read more
Since joining the staff of Journey Home over three years ago, I have had a deep desire to engage local faith communities in our work. My background is the church and it is what I know best. I love the idea of engaging our faith in the dialogue of social justice and...read more
The great business magnate, Henry Ford, once said: “Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” Over the last several months Journey Home and A Hand Up, a West Hartford-based nonprofit, have been in intentional...read more
The winter is a particularly busy time of year here at Journey Home. Between the ongoing work of all our provider agencies and the harsh weather conditions, each year Greater Hartford strives to identify safe overflow spaces to ensure nobody is left outdoors during...read more
This has been quite the busy year with our Making a House a Home program! We have had our first and now our second Home Makeover, a few fantastic client adoptions one of which you can read more about through our “In Their Own Words” section, and numerous move-ins with...read more
Journey Home is seeking volunteers to assist with the annual Homeless Youth Count! The Youth Count is a survey that is completed with young adults, aged 13-24 to help us identify how many young people are homeless or unstably housed in Connecticut. This year’s Youth...read more
Without knowing it at the time, growing up in a gritty section of Albany, New York may have prepared Kenneth for his life ahead. Or maybe it was losing his father to sickle cell anemia at the age of 5. Or maybe it was watching his mother walk out the door on him and...read more
Backbone organizations typically don’t provide direct service. Oddly enough, Journey Home still gets many visitors on a daily basis. Clients coming in to inquire about the Housing Choice Voucher program or simply to ask for help with housing. One recent day, a woman...read more
Seven years ago, I accepted the job to serve as Journey Home’s Executive Director because I wanted to make a positive impact, and work towards social justice, and I believed that I could do so through this organization. Previous to taking this job, I had been a local...read more
We truly need to thank Journey Home for the opportunity to volunteer our time and effort to such a worthy cause. Not the other way around. Sharon and I have recently transitioned from all consuming vocations. This never gave us the satisfaction that comes with the...read more
Journey Home Mission
Our mission is to ensure a home for all.
We believe the most powerful way to do this is collectively - by working together with service providers, elected officials, businesses and local communities to end homelessness in the Capital region of Connecticut. We will build partnerships, advance innovative solutions and achieve enduring, systemic change.
Journey Home works in the Capital region of Connecticut.
255 Main St., 2nd Floor
Hartford, CT 06106