Our Second Youth Enterprise Award Winner!

We are happy to announce our newest Youth Enterprise Award winner, A, who lives at the 1440 Pine Street Apartments. A handful of wonderful youth were nominated but after much deliberation, our selection committee chose A. Congratulations A!   The Youth Enterprise Award recognizes a young person between the ages of 18 and 24 who…

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A Musical Partnership

During such a tumultuous year, something really unique and sweet has emerged for the tenants living at the AH Apartments. Just down the street sits the nonprofit called eTown Hall. eTown Hall is a place to “educate, entertain and inspire a diverse audience through music and conversation in order to create a socially responsible and…

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Thank You To All Our Volunteers

Despite COVD-19 and all that has meant for changes in daily life, the incredible volunteers of Attention Homes have continued to provide support to the young people in our programs. Meal donations to our programs increased over 50% in the first two months after the COVID-19 shut down in March. The outpouring of support was…

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Sleep Out for Homeless Youth

Attention Homes 9th Annual Sleep Out for Homeless Youth (virtual) On Thursday, November 5th, 129 individuals tuned into a virtual program to hear stories from Attention Homes youth, fellow Sleep Out participants, and live music from the talented Tim Ostdiek. Then those 129 people headed outside to their backyards to Sleep Out to gain perspective…

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Meet Jack

It’s been an intense year with COVID-19, police brutality, polarized politics, protests, and reflecting and acting on ways to create an anti-racist country within our own community and organization. And at the same time, there are success stories. These stories help light the way through dark times, and we must remember to focus on these…

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Meet Gabby

Gabby’s parents had a long history of substance use and were routinely putting Gabby and her siblings in dangerous situations. As an elementary and middle school student, Gabby managed the household and took care of her younger brothers. She was the one getting them up for school every day. She was the one making sure…

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Our First Youth Enterprise Award

We are excited to launch the Youth Enterprise Award for the first time ever at Attention Homes! The Youth Enterprise Award recognizes a young person between the ages of 12 and 24 who is a participant of Attention Homes programming, has overcome personal adversity, is creating positive change in their lives, and demonstrates exceptional work…

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COVID Times: An Interview with Beca McIntosh and Danny San Filippo

Beca McIntosh is the RHY Program Manager for The Source, our Daytime Drop-In Center and Emergency Shelter. Our Emergency Shelter offers youth experiencing homelessness a safe place to sleep along with individualized case management – helping young people gain employment, enroll in education, reunify with family, and/or move into safe and stable housing. Our Drop-In…

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Attention Homes Virtual Gala

Attention Homes 13th Annual Gala (virtual) Sit Back and Take a Stand On Saturday, August 8th, 250 folks virtually connected to celebrated the successes of young people at Attention Homes. Attendees helped us congratulate our first annual Youth Enterprise Award recipient, participated in a raffle, silent and live auctions, and heard updates from Attention Homes…

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