Frankie is a big guy with a heart of gold and a story to tell. After almost 10 years of being unstably housed and homeless, Frankie finally found his way home. His home was an apartment on James Street in Hartford. The way Frankie tells it, the apartment was great,...read more
On Monday, May 22nd, the City of Hartford launched their new municipal ID card program. The program, which will offer photo IDs to residents of the City of Hartford, presents a great opportunity for many of our neighbors experiencing homelessness. Obtaining...read more
My Journey Home By Wanda Y. Gaines My journey home has not been the best. I am glad that I survived and passed every test. I worked hard, to get where I needed to be. I didn't allow nothing to stand in my way or stop me. I had to grow up and prove that I was grown. I...read more
The Chronically Homeless Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Preference has been established through the City of Hartford and Imagineers for households who meet the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s definition of chronically homeless (homeless a year or...read more
On Monday, May 8th, Journey Home hosted the 3rd Annual Haircuts for Humanity event at United Artists Salon on Park Road in West Hartford. On this day, 40 men, women and children who are experiencing homelessness were provided free haircuts, as well as a delicious...read more
We are very excited to announce that the Melville Charitable Trust has awarded $86,000 to Journey Home for its operations through June of 2018. In recent years, the City of Hartford has allocated a similar amount to Journey Home through its annual budget. “Journey...read more
One of the greatest assets that the Greater Hartford Coordinated Access Network (GH CAN) has is our navigators. Navigators are assigned to those who are believed to be chronically homeless and assist them with becoming “document ready”. Which means they obtained all...read more
Sometimes life needs to take its twists and turns in order for us to find home. And some of the twists can be beautiful and those turns can be messy. But, we need them to get us to the place where we are. Kenneth experienced the twists and turns of life. A beautiful...read more
On most days, the Atrium at CityPlace is a large, beautiful space through which people flow to and from work. But on February 10th, in a few short hours, this soaring space was transformed into a scene of dazzling twinkle lights, enticing aromas and festive games. As...read more
The Joys of Truly Making a House a Home: My Story as a Journey Home Volunteer By Rosemary Keogh O’Neill
It all started because I was upset after the November election and needed to do something. So I signed up to provide a Thanksgiving meal for a Journey Home client. We made a turkey and all the fixings for Ulysses in East Hartford so he could host his daughter and...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