Entries by Jessica Lightheart

Share Shelter System

“This is my first time experiencing homelessness. I’ve never even had any major hardships in my life and I’m not familiar with the systems of getting help. Since coming here, it’s helped me to identify my barriers to housing, helped me get some credit counseling, so that I can get things back under control and […]

Share Housing Programs

Share ASPIRE serves an average of 141 households each month and maintains a 70% success rate for moving people into permanent housing. [vc_row el_position=”first last”] [vc_column] [vc_column_text el_position=”first”] Share ASPIRE Share ASPIRE—Achieving Self-sufficiency Personal Improvement and Resource Education—is a coordinated system for providing case management, housing and connection to supportive services in our community for […]

Share Housing & Essential Needs Program

[vc_row el_position=”first last”] [vc_column] [vc_column_text el_position=”first”] The Housing and Essential Needs (HEN) program helps ensure that temporary disabilities don’t force people onto the streets, by providing emergency rent and by providing access to some of life’s most basic household and sanitary needs. In 2016, the program served 470 people. [/vc_column_text] [vc_separator] [vc_column_text] Who Qualifies: The […]

Share's Story Is A History of Compassion

[vc_row el_position=”first last”] [vc_column] [vc_single_image image=”314″ img_size=”600×337″ img_link_target=”_self” el_position=”first”] [vc_column_text el_position=”last”] Share began in 1979 when a group of compassionate individuals began serving the homeless and hungry of our community. A formal Board of Directors was developed in 1982, establishing a set of policies and procedures. In 1983, 501(c)3 status was granted by the Internal Revenue Service.