Four ways to help in the moment

Not sure how to support a neighbor or community member experiencing homelessness?

Try these tips from clients and staff, and print them out to carry with you:
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1. Start a Conversation

2. Know who to call

3. Learn how to respond to an opioid overdose with Narcan

4. Contact us

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“In 1985 I was charged with the murder of a law enforcement officer. I was given a 20-year sentence. I did 16 years and five months. All those years I lost family members. On April 12, 2002, I came home and my neighborhood was gone. Hollander Ridge. I have been bouncing around from house to house with friends. I’m not going to give up. I’m going to continue to look for a job, I’m 47 years old.

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When you first meet Kara Demindes, you’re struck by her unshakable resolve. Born at just 24 weeks, Kara spent the first nine months of her life in the hospital, fighting to survive. “I held on,” she says. “And I’m still holding on today.”

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