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What We Do

 

Good Neighbor Homeless Shelter is dedicated to providing a safe and supportive haven for individuals experiencing homelessness within our community. Our primary mission is to offer immediate relief and work towards long-term solutions to homelessness. Here's what we do:

Emergency Shelter: We offer a warm and secure place to sleep for those who have no other shelter options. Our doors are open year-round, providing a refuge from the elements and a clean, safe environment for individuals and families.

Nutritious Meals: We serve nutritious meals to our residents daily, ensuring that nobody goes hungry while they are with us. These meals are often made possible through generous donations from our community.

Supportive Services: We go beyond just providing a roof and a meal. Our shelter provides a range of supportive services, including access to hygiene facilities, clean clothing, and essential toiletries. We also offer case management services to help residents connect with vital resources like healthcare, employment opportunities, and housing assistance.

Temporary Housing: We provide temporary housing to help individuals stabilize their lives. Our goal is not only to meet immediate needs but to assist our residents in transitioning to stable, permanent housing situations.

Community Engagement: We actively engage with the community to raise awareness about homelessness and its underlying causes. We seek to build partnerships with local businesses, organizations, and volunteers who share our commitment to ending homelessness.

Advocacy: We advocate for policies and initiatives at the local and state levels that address the root causes of homelessness and increase access to affordable housing and supportive services.

Empowerment: We believe in empowering individuals experiencing homelessness. Through educational programs, job training, and life skills workshops, we help our residents regain their independence and self-sufficiency.

Volunteer and Donation Opportunities: We welcome volunteers and donations from the community. These contributions are essential to sustaining our operations and expanding our services to help more individuals in need.

By providing immediate shelter, essential services, and a path to self-sufficiency, our nonprofit homeless shelter strives to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those facing homelessness. We are committed to working towards a future where everyone has a safe and stable place to call home.

Our success is measured in the number of people we can help with the quality of programs and services we provide. These programs are fueled by our dedicated staff, caring volunteers and generous donors like you.

Our Impact This Year

  • People Helped

    740

  • Volunteer Hours

    1,607

  • Dollars Raised

    $497,507

  • Community Impact

    $181,797

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