Increased Shelter Capacity + A New Executive Director

Mar 4 2021
Raphael House
  • We increased capacity from 17 to 20 bedrooms with a total of 60 beds. In 2011, the shelter housed 39 families, with an average stay of 144 days.
  • Raphael House provided 31 families (34 adults; 56 children) with Housing First funds and 97% of them remain stably housed.
  • Raphael House served a total of 1,072 unduplicated individuals who were at-risk or experienced homelessness through our Residential Shelter, AfterCare/ChildReach and Housing First programs, including 304 adults and 768 children.
  • On January 13, 2011, we welcomed our new leader, Amanda Heier, as the Executive Director.
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