On any given day 300 children, single adults, Veterans and their families, are participating in housing services offered through Humility Homes and Services. You can help bring cheer and warmth to their holiday season. Please bring your donations to Humility Homes and Services, 3805 Mississippi Ave., Davenport, between 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.mRead More
HHSI’s Supportive Services for Veteran and their Families (SSVF) housing assistance program has expanded. We now serve Veterans in nine counties including Henry, Lee, Mercer, Rock Island, Whiteside counties in Illinois and Clinton, Jackson, Muscatine, and Scott counties in Iowa.Read More
The Quad City Storm’s 2018-2019 inaugural hockey season is bursting with everything new. Now, in an exciting development for us, QC Storm has set aside 100 great tickets for Humility Homes and Services at $20 per seat for the November 10 game. In return, the Storm will donate $8 to HHSI for each sold ticket!Read More
Chris, after living homeless for 20 years, now enjoys his HHSI apartment life. His honest and thoughtful reflections touched attendees at our 10th anniversary gathering. GLIMPSE LIFE ON THE QC STREETS.Read More
Local 4 News has been exploring the many challenges when it comes to ending homelessness.
We end our series of special reports with possible solutions to stem those growing numbers.
That ranges from tackling the root of the problem to managing the symptoms.
Local 4's Tahera Rahman shows us what she found in part three of her special report.Read More
The growing problem of homelessness is costing the Quad Cities.
Here's a snapshot of that:
Humility Homes and Services says it costs them about $60 to house someone in their shelter overnight.
It takes about $40 to put that person in transitional housing.
It takes about $45 to help them maintain permanent housing.
But how do people end up at shelters in the first place? And why does it seem to take so long for them to find their way out?Read More
Local 4 news is investigating the growing challenge of homelessness across the Quad Cities.
Managers of the largest shelter in the area say it's a growing issue.
We obtained the most recent data from Humility Homes and Services.
It shows there were 13,812 overnight shelter stays between July and March of 2017.
That jumped to 14,714 during the same period of this year.Read More
We’re commemorating Veterans Day on Friday – Sunday, November 11 and Monday, November 12. Humility Homes and Services offers housing and supportive services for 25 Veterans and their children through our Veterans Accessing Long Term Opportunities and Resources (VALOR) Program and 13 Veterans at our Shelter. We pray for the safety and well-being of all current members of the armed services and their families.Read More
Humility Homes and Services, Inc. provides the most comprehensive emergency shelter and supportive housing services for single adults, families, veterans, and persons with disabilities in the Greater Quad Cities areaRead More
Humility Homes and Services--our new name embraces our historic and ongoing commitment to serve and advocate for change. We believe homelessness is a systemic social justice issue--a reversible circumstance, not a personal characteristic.Read More
IN THIS ISSUE: Merging & a New Name!, Migration & Homelessness: Overcoming Obstacles; Car Helps Family Experiencing Homelessness; Nearly 5000 volunteer hours; Birdies for Charity; Fall Fresh Start Benefit Sale; Ending homelessness in the QCARead More
IN THIS ISSUE: What happened (just this week); Improved traffic signage protects participants; Volunteer Information Meeting; Volunteer service--all ages; Yes, a national housing crisis; How you can help us; Evicted by Matthew Desmond; How many people suffering homelessness have we helped this year?Read More
We’re pleased that new flashing red lights are installed and in action on the stop signs at the 6th Street, Vine Street and Ash Street intersection of the Central Community Circle neighborhood. We’re particularly grateful to Alderman Marion Meginnis, Alderman Kyle Gripp, Davenport Public Works Director Nicole Gleason and Brian Schadt of the Davenport Public Works Department for their collaborative work on making our neighborhood more pedestrian friendly. The City of Davenport is continuing to consider methods to calm traffic and protect public safety at this difficult intersection.Read More
IN THIS ISSUE: Fresh Start Sale Update; Lunch & Launch; Our Homes, Our Voices; Birdies for Charity; Big Table Hosting; Fair Housing SymposiumRead More
IN THIS ISSUE: Fresh Start Benefit Sale, Channel 4 interview of former participant, Expanded programming begins, Corner Closet March success, Birdies for Charity, MergerRead More
IN THIS ISSUE: Congressman Loebsack Visit; Donations support men in need; Christmas Wishes Came True; Have a Heart Luncheon; QCA homelessness realities; Fresh Start Benefit Sale April 27-28; Dashboard DataRead More