Success Stories

Heaven and Maya’s Story

Much of the first year of Heaven’s life was spent in the hospital. Since moving with her Mom, Maya, from a homeless shelter to SOME’s affordable housing, she hasn’t been back once.

Sherita’s Story

One rainy night, Sherita says, “I cried out to God…in the morning when the sun came up, I made the decision that I needed something better for my life.” See what Sherita did next.

James H.’s Story

James came to SOME in search of a meal. At first, he didn’t realize that he also needed treatment. Then, he says, there was “that day of reckoning…that moment of clarity…I was focused that day to do everything I needed to do.”

Noelia’s Story

At 16, Noelia was left homeless with two young children. See what she achieved and why she says, “I always said that I would take off, and I did.”

Building Community at Isaiah House

SOME’s Isaiah House is a community where members are treated with respect and dignity and are helped to stabilize their mental health. Hear from long-time Isaiah House members, Mark and Don, about how Isaiah House and SOME changed their lives.

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