Making a Difference for Ascencia Client Derrick!

September 18, 2014client-success, On The Go

Ascencia client Derrick is a gentle giant, with a tall imposing figure and a soft voice that belies a song and dance about to burst forth.  Twenty years ago, the song on his lips was probably the latest chart topper, and the dance, a smooth two-step as he covered the newest bands around town for … Read More

Trust a Case Manager

June 19, 2013client-success, On The Go

On Tuesday May 28, with the help of Ascencia case manager Jess, shelter resident David and his new kitten moved into their new home. David had been a resident in our Winter Shelter program this past winter when he was first introduced to his Ascencia case manager Jess. Despite a difficult past history, David was … Read More

U.S. Veteran Finds New Beginning with Ascencia

April 17, 2013client-success, On The Go

Pete is a septuagenarian with a twinkle in his eye and a quick smile. He’s a proud U.S. Veteran and an all-around good guy. Today Pete lives in his own humble apartment with modest furnishings, a blessing that is a stark change from where he was this past December, homeless in a local public park. … Read More

Miracles Do Happen: Lanny Moves into a Home

October 3, 2012client-success, On The Go

Ten years of homelessness ended this week when Lanny moved into his new home. Lanny, a US Air Force veteran, might be the sweetest, kindest man any of us has had the pleasure of working with, but getting him into housing has been especially difficult. Outreach Case Manager, Mark Horvath, has worked with Lanny for … Read More

After 9 Years on Glendale Streets

July 12, 2011client-success, On The Go

At just 31 years old, Adam had been homeless in Glendale for the last 9 years. Just this week Adam moved into a wonderful one bedroom apartment with his companion, Zeus! Yesterday, Adam, Zeus and few of our case managers loaded up the truck and furnished Adam’s new home. Though Adam has been continually receiving … Read More

Mary & Family Are Staying!

March 25, 2011client-success, On The Go

After just four short days, our friends and generous donors have contributed more than enough to keep Mary and her family housed! Mary, Rubin and their three teenagers would have been homeless for the second time in less than a year had we not been able to pay the remaining $600 of their security deposit. … Read More