For over 50 years, Pine Street Inn has been a place of hope and transformation for men and women experiencing homelessness. Our role extends beyond shelter to make housing possible for everyone we serve. Permanent supportive housing is a cost-effective, tested solution to end homelessness and greatly improves the quality of life for long-term homeless men and women.
Read our tenants' stories:
Stitching her life back together
Francisca had suffered the unimaginable, losing her husband, business and home all within a year. Depressed and afraid, Francisca came to Pine Street Inn looking for help.
Portrait of Humanity - Andrew's Story
No matter what, I have a place to come home to. If you don’t have a foundation, you can’t do anything to improve.
- Krikor dreams of starting his own business one day
August 20, 2020 | Penniless with no one to turn to, and struggling with mental illness, Krikor came to Pine Street Inn for help.
- Mike: “I was down on my luck, but then found people like Pine Street’s housing specialists that helped me back up.”
December 16, 2019 | Mike's marriage ended, and shortly thereafter he lost his job when the company shut down. Turning to alcohol to cope with his PTSD, anxiety, and depression, Mike became homeless and lived in a tent for eight years. Today, he is smiling in his apartment.
- If you can see it, you can be it.
June 20, 2019 | Lisa faced many challenges throughout life, but worked hard and dedicated herself to moving beyond these obstacles. Once homeless and battling addiction, she completed Pine Street's two job training programs, found housing and started a new job.
- David Never Gives Up
February 1, 2019 | From the Navy to the streets, David is now settling into our veteran housing.
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