We have previously shared with all of you, our friends and supporters, about the great work at Mercy Housing and Shelter Corporation’s Diversion Center. We wanted to be sure to update you on the work and progress of the Diversion Center. What is happening over there...read more
Community Renewal Team (CRT) is a non-profit community action agency dedicated to breaking the cycle of poverty. CRT has a proven record of helping women. Last year 59% of CRT’s 86,067 clients were women and 31% of the families served were headed by single mothers....read more
You will often hear those of us who work here at Journey Home say that homelessness can happen to anyone. We say it because we have witnessed the truth of that statement. Case in point, meet Wallace Rosser. Wallace is 54 and has been homeless since 2014. Previous to...read more
Patti Stewkesbury, Marketing Director of Kinsley Group, wrote a reflection of the Kinsley Group’s recent experience of volunteering and adopting a client with Journey Home’s Making a House a Home program. In October, The Kinsley Group was matched with Journey Home....read more
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
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.
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Hartford, CT 06106