Going Home — A Clearwater Homeless Reduction Program
Homelessness has deep and costly repercussions. Homelessness affects not only the individual experiencing that crisis, but also increases community costs and negatively impacts the quality of life for community residents, businesses, and visitors. Driven by the community will from leaders of the partner architects, Going Home facilitates success in terms of reductions in overall homelessness, street homelessness, cycling through systems, and costs borne by local businesses and taxpayers.
Going Home Coalition:The Program’s design reflects a commitment to coordinated impact through collaboration. No single organization has the capacity to solely reduce homelessness. Being members of the homeless community with live experience enable partner organizations to meet people where they’re at and truly understand their struggle. They know firsthand how great the need is and what must be advocated to reduce homelessness. The Refuge Outreach Church, Community Service Foundation, Peace Memorial Presbyterian Church, St. Vincent de Paul-Community Kitchen & Resource Center, Church of Scientology, Trinity Presbyterian & Peace Café and Joy of the Gospel Ministries.
It takes a caring community who want to get things done to pull together and tackle such a large problem as reducing homelessness.
Lake Bellevue is grateful to the contractors and homeless who volunteered and transformed the heart of our neighborhood.
Our coalition banded together to renovate three multi-unit properties in the heart of Lake Bellevue thereby enhancing the quality of life for all.
Through donated time of the homeless, coalition members, citizens & professional contractors, significant costs are eliminated.
Working collaboratively, working in coordination and working smart, Clearwater can effectively address homelessness with benefits for all.
When you see such dedication to helping the homeless as this group of individuals are, you want to be a part of something bigger.