Promoting Independence and Stability

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Fostering Stability and Independence for Formerly Homeless Residents and Special Populations

Delivering a best practices approach to empowering vulnerable populations, focusing on the individual, honoring personal choice, and applying proven models for recovery, resiliency, and overall well-being for residents living within Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH).

apartment homes for vulnerable populations (19 sites)

apartment homes for vulnerable populations in the pipeline (20 sites)


Average percent of PSH units within a PSH development

How we are Unlocking Opportunities

Activities and Resources

Creating a sense of community by reducing isolation, encouraging networking, and building a strong support system. On-site resources include social events, food banks, and basic resource information.

Care Coordination

Providing individual coaching and connection to resources as needed. Support includes assistance with budgeting, housing retention planning, benefits enrollment, healthcare navigation, employment assistance and connection to community resources.

Case Management

Providing an array of customized services, guided by an Individualized Service Plan (ISP). The ISP focuses on housing stability, benefits/income, and working towards personal achievement and psychological fulfillment goals through therapy, support networks, and continued education.

With a dedicated staff and committed community partners, Hope through Housing provides programs and services to build resident stability and success.

“For the first time I felt like I had someone to lean on, someone who truly wanted me to be successful, and it made me feel happy enough to work hard for more in my life.”

~ Resident at San Ysidro Senior Village

Need to Unlock Opportunities

More and more people are experiencing homelessness nationwide (more than 550,000 people on any given night), and nearly a quarter of them live in California.

  • One of the leading causes of homelessness is a lack of affordable housing.
  • Families with children make up 34% of all people experiencing homelessness.
  • Seniors are the fastest-growing segment of the homeless population, with an annual increase of 20%.
  • Veterans account for 11% of the homeless population.

National CORE and Hope through Housing provide permanent supportive housing for vulnerable populations, including individuals experiencing homelessness, veterans, developmentally disabled adults, and transitional age youth.

Woman holding crying child with moving boxes scattered around
woman counseling another woman

“The goal of unlocking opportunities is to ensure that the most vulnerable in our society have safe, affordable, and quality housing paired with a strong support system that helps residents recover from homelessness, build supportive networks, and establish strategies for success.”
~AJ Galka-Gonyeau, Director of PSH and Residential Services

How we Unlock Opportunities

In partnership with National CORE and collaboration with county and state homeless coordination efforts, Hope through Housing provides access to vital resources, helping individuals experiencing homelessness remain housed.

Focusing first on housing stability, Hope through Housing gives residents the space and clarity needed to address basic needs and medical, mental, and financial health. With a supportive community and individual coaching, residents then begin the process of developing strong supportive networks and start moving towards their long-term dreams and aspirations.

Woman assisting person with cerebral palsy
Woman placing a blanket on homeless woman at shelter
World War II veteran smiling at camera
Woman counseling young mother


we are making a difference in the lives of children, families and seniors living in poverty. Together, we will transform lives and communities


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