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Residents at Sunrise Apartments, permanent housing for St Francis House, Gainesville, Florida, receive ongoing case management. Resumé writing, college admissions, online employment applications, job-searching, job retention tips, budgeting, healthy eating, and more, combine support that seeks to insure permanent self-sufficiency for them. Referrals to outside agencies help residents reach their health, education, social…(Read More)

A pregnant woman with two young children came to Arbor House. While many families who come through AH’s transitional housing program have been homeless for many years, this mom had been homeless since age 7. She gave birth to her third child a few weeks after her arrival. We provided case management, in addition…(Read More)

Girls Scout Troop 1688, Gainesville, Florida, took up a collection and raised money for immediate needs to assist women and children at Arbor House. They learned about Case Management, too, and the role it plays in providing services to AH residents. During their time visiting AH, several girls said they were interested in learning about…(Read More)

Arbor House Success Story July 2016 One of our clients, after job-hunting for months, received sponsorship in July, and started working as a customer service representative for a car dealership. Once hired, she was ecstatic to to learn that she was one of three people selected out of 300 applicants. After struggling to find…(Read More)

Applied Case Management for Pregnant Homeless Women Arbor House, a former maternity home, provides services for pregnant clients, and recently assisted women and women with children transition from homelessness to self-sufficiency. November saw the birth of one baby, another due in a month, and one resident just learned that she is pregnant. Two residents…(Read More)

October Notes: Children’s needs are met, and women transition through education, jobs, and support. At Arbor House, children need clothing for every season. Thanks to Share, and Executive Director Amy Pollack, our children are ready for winter. Share gave a Fall Party for them, when they made arts and crafts, and received personalized goody…(Read More)

Arbor House transitions family from homelessness Arbor House provides transitional housing, in a safe environment, for single women and women with children. Services include: Case management Life skill classes GED preparation Job placement Recently, a single mother with two daughters connected with Arbor House through a local church. A broken marriage of many years and…(Read More)