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:

Adán P.

“One day, my case manager let me know about an apartment that was available at a Pine Street residence,” Adán continues. “I’ve been here for about eight years, and I love my apartment. The staff are wonderful and the other tenants are like my family.”

John H. – My Fears Won’t Control Me

“No one plans to become homeless,” John says. "I ended up living out of my car for four months. I felt worthless. I’m almost 50 and I never expected this to happen to me.”

  • Kim
    December 23, 2022 | “They helped me find an apartment at one of Pine Street residences,” Kim says. “Moving here was the best decision that I’ve ever made. The staff are great and the services have significantly improved my life. I’m in a scooter because of my diabetes and the staff gets meals and groceries when I need them.”
  • Renee J.
    December 14, 2022 | Renee J. started the iCater food services training program in July. She immediately made an impact on her class with her upbeat outlook.
  • Camal
    November 29, 2022 | “I’m working part-time as a security guard right now and exploring other opportunities,” Camal says. “One day, I hope to be able to buy a house of my own.”
  • Geoffrey S.: A Marine Rebuilds His Life
    November 15, 2022 | “Everybody at Pine Street has been terrific. If you need help, people are here to give it to you. You have to decide what you want and go for it.”

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