Stories of Hope

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:

Portrait of Humanity - Matthew's Story

My experience as a homeless individual has been hard, but now I have housing. I’m really grateful that I came to Pine Street.

Portrait of Humanity - Silvaria's Story

It was nice to jump in my bed and say “I’m home!”

  • Stitching her life back together
    November 27, 2020 | 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
    November 19, 2020 | 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.
  • Portrait of Humanity - Richard's Story
    November 10, 2020 | I’ve had stressful moments, and went through all the emotions at Pine Street in the midst of everything. But in the long run, it all paid off.
  • 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.

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