The Road Home

Category: Success Stories

Formerly Homeless Mother Receives Scholarship

This month we got to celebrate with a mother in one of our housing programs when her essay about overcoming homelessness earned her a scholarship….

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Heart Room Program Helps Families Achieve Stability

Orchard Ridge United Church of Christ’s new Heart Room program demonstrates that when we come together as a community, we can make a difference. Last…

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A Journey from Homeless to Home Owners

After months of homelessness, Amber and her children moved into one of our housing programs. A few years later, Amber was ready to try for…

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Creating a Path for Success: Georgia’s Story

Georgia’s experience with The Road Home helped her carve a new path for herself and her daughter in housing, education, parenting and her career. by…

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Educational Support Opens New Doors for Kids

With some guidance from our educational specialist, Larissa is now enrolled in a CNA course she had given up on. A generous grant ensures this…

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A Family’s Dream: Finding Stability in Housing

  When families become homeless, they lose everything. Recently, we witnessed a child’s enthusiasm at having a place to call home again.  When families become…

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A Place to Call Home: Shameka’s Story

Shameka and her children had no stable place of their own and so went house to house, doubling up with friends. She felt like she…

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Celebrating Families’ Successes

  We love watching families in our programs reach their goals. For example, Carrie went from homeless to a successful bakery owner.  At The Road…

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Working Together to End Homelessness

Despite both parents having steady jobs, the Dahl family couldn’t find housing…until one local landlord decided to take a chance on them. The *Dahl family…

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Josiah’s Story: From Eviction to School Success

When Josiah’s family got evicted, the stress of being homeless affected everything Josiah did. Returning to housing helped him thrive in school again. When Josiah’s…

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