Heading Home – An Innovative Approach from Homelessness to Self-Sufficiency

By Ellen Keiley

Is it possible to significantly decrease the number of homeless individuals and families?

According to Heading Home, a Greater Boston non-profit organization, it is.

Heading Home has taken an innovative approach to decreasing the number of homeless people through its shelter and transitional housing programs, which create a supported bridge toward the end goal of providing permanent housing. Its model begins with a home and offers critical services such as life skills, education, financial literacy, and job training. The model has proven to be very effective. In fact, 91 percent of the people housed through its program have remained housed. Read Full Article →