Posts tagged homelessness
HHSI collaborating to build short and long term strategy to increase housing opportunities

Following a November 2018 emergency meeting called by HHSI to ensure the Quad Cities winter emergency shelter opens on time, the QC Housing Cluster (QCHC) convened a visioning meeting in January 2019. HHSI managed the winter emergency shelter serving 386 persons - - in addition to the 70 plus persons who sought emergency shelter on a daily basis at the year round HHSI shelter.

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Stacy's Story

Stacy, a mother of two children, and a 12 year US Veteran, found herself in a tough situation a few months ago. Being in a five year relationship that had suddenly turned physically violent, she knew she needed to flee the situation to keep herself and daughters safe. For a month or so Stacy found herself “couch surfing” between relatives homes. Stacy knew that she had to make a change and her first step was to reach out to the community to see what resources were out there.

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