A program that has had one of the biggest impacts on our efforts to end chronic homelessness has been the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (S8HCV) program. Just over a year ago, Journey Home began serving as the coordinator of this program for the City of Hartford....read more
The different housing and shelter providers in the Greater Hartford CAN come together every week to try and find resources to help assist households moving out of shelters and off of the streets into safe housing. Over the course of the last year, as housing programs...read more
The Holidays are getting closer and the giving season is near! Not only does that mean great deals are in the stores, it also means that there are great opportunities to get involved and give back! This holiday season, on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving we invite you...read more
In February 2017 there was a statewide youth count that surveyed youth from ages 16 to 24 to help determine their housing stability. It is estimated in the Greater Hartford area there is 1,258 youth who are homeless or unstably housed. Homelessness influences young...read more
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
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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