HELP THAT HELPS
With homelessness on the rise in California, in spite of billions of dollars spent to end it, we realized intentional steps needed to be taken to both be a greater part of the solution.
There is not a one-size-fits-all solution to homelessness. However, there is one thing we can do to keep people homeless longer.
What would happen if individuals receiving handouts around Visalia...didn't? Would they utilize available resources?
We think so.
For many, it will be the first step toward ending their homelessness.
Help That Helps
In 7-minutes, hear from our men's and women's shelter managers regarding what's healthy and what's harmful when it comes to helping the homeless.
First thing's first, we have to define what that word means.
Second, learning the causes and effects of homelessness are so diverse, the remedy exists within a case by case basis.
Major cities across the country spend billions of dollars on housing, yet homelessness is only increasing. It's time for a new approach.
You may see five individuals.
We see generations. We see a father returning to his children as a new man. We see young men with a new map for a new journey, with the tools and relationship with God to navigate life's ups and downs. We see a mother returning home.
We see what's possible when people are left with nothing, and then, truly find what they were missing all along.