Each person we serve has unique challenges, and we are proud of their successes. One of the best ways to impart the significance of caring for one another is to share our inspiring stories.


A Crazy Life Comes to Light


New author, Aisha Felix, laid bare her trauma and pain in My Crazy Life , a story that is born out of a childhood that is both magical and terrible at the same time. Her journey brought her to two suicide attempts in a battle for her mental health that has gone on all her life. The Full Story»


Frontline Worker Spotlight—Amanda Coderre


Amanda has come a long way from a person who experienced homelessness to someone who helps our unhoused neighbors. She receives high praise from various supervisors who have so many good things to say about her character and work ethic. What is the trajectory of her story? The Full Story»


The New Normal: LGBTQ+ Youth Living Through COVID-19


Stump Evans, The Harbour Youth Center Program Manager, was asked to speak at The New Normal: LGBTQ+ Youth Living Through COVID-19, a national conference organized by the Philadelphia Coalition for Queer Justice and Intersectional Equity. The Full Story»


Frontline Worker Spotlight - Linda Harrod


Finding and supporting people who want to be foster parents is a challenge. It requires an understanding of the child welfare system and empathy for children who, through no fault of their own, are not safe in their own homes. The Full Story»


Frontline Worker Spotlight - Chuck Scullin


People open up to someone when they have similar experiences. We know this in our own lives. Having common ground and sharing similar backgrounds brings people together. That is the premise behind Peer Recovery Specialists— individuals with lived experience are able to coach someone with a familiarity and understanding that builds trust. Chuck Scullin, Substance Use Specialist, is one of 15 peer ...The Full Story»


Frontline Worker Spotlight - Christa Thomas Sowers


Every Sunday, including Easter, Christa Thomas-Sowers, Community Outreach Coordinator, connects with people most at-risk by attending the meal program at Bouley Field in Woonsocket. The Full Story»


Frontline Worker Spotlight Ken Matuszek


“One time, I found someone during a routine home medication outreach who was passed out on the floor. He had septic shock from an infection and was delirious. He wanted me to just leave his medications and go... The Full Story»


This Garden Inspires


The garden at Jellison House was built by residents and staff to honor the memory of Anthony Petrucci, Sr., a former employee who lost his battle with cancer earlier this year. The Full Story»


Fishing with EI Families


The families even got to keep an old time fishing pole, made from a stick, with hook, bobbin and sinkers attached. It is so wonderful to see kids outside, having fun and families learning new activities they can do together, safely. The Full Story»


Safe Visiting Spaces


Evergreen Assisted Living staff and clients have had 3 rounds of COVID surveillance tests in June. The Full Story»

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