Logan: ‘Housing First’ Model Helps Homeless Navigate New Path to Stability

Logan: ‘Housing First’ Model Helps Homeless Navigate New Path to Stability

When Pamela Jenkins received her house keys, she decided that nobody would kick her out. After years of chronic homelessness, she now resides in a furnished apartment in Northeast Philadelphia. For Jenkins (above), Pathways to Housing PA has replaced uncertainty with stability. Unlike shelters and transitional housing facilities, the organization’s “housing first” model does not require […]

 By Jessica Lista and Talia Leggieri

North Central: Giving the Homeless a Second Chance at Life

North Central: Giving the Homeless a Second Chance at Life

Standing at the corner of Broad and West Jefferson streets sits a massive brick building with rows of scalloped, white-trimmed windows and two fluted pillars that adorn the sides of a set of rusted red double doors. Little do people know that this building is not only historic but has been used in a variety […]

 By Nicholas Deroose and Brittany McRae

Tioga: Kailo Helping the Homeless

Tioga: Kailo Helping the Homeless

[vimeo 25520490 height=400 width=600]   William Davenport is going to turn 50 this year. He smilingly recounts how he spent his birthday last year with a big cake, ice cream and a cookout. He hopes to have the same party again this year when his birthday rolls around in July. Davenport is also homeless. He is […]