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Mission Story From CRT

2017-08-25T15:45:26+00:00 April 10th, 2017|

Today’s Mission Story is one of how small, positive steps can eventually lead to large growth. When “Phillip” entered into the St. Martin’s CRT program, his mental health was completely unmanaged. Phillip was dealing with bipolar disorder, which was exacerbated by his traumatic brain injury. This client had great difficultly [...]

Mission Story From Outreach

2017-08-25T15:47:05+00:00 March 20th, 2017|

      The Winter Shelter houses over 300 individuals seeking shelter in the coldest months of winter.  St. Martin's Hospitality Center seeks to support the residents and staff at the Winter Shelter by providing necessary services and referrals for clients in need of assistance.  These services include performing Coordinated Assessments, Medicaid [...]

“Experiencing Hope”

2017-03-10T11:27:51+00:00 March 10th, 2017| "Experiencing Hope" video debuted at St. Martin's Hospitality Center's Seventh Annual Stone Soup Gala. All of the work done at St. Martin's would not be possible without your support!

Mission Story from St. Martin’s Hospitality Center

2017-02-15T12:29:48+00:00 February 15th, 2017|

Michael entered St. Martin's Hospitality Center's Dismas House in August of 2015.  He was 50 years old at that time and was a self-described alcoholic with a history of multiple DUIs and a battery conviction. He was struggling with PTSD.  He also had a history of recurrent homelessness and incarceration [...]

Mission Story From ACT

2017-02-06T09:17:14+00:00 February 6th, 2017|

Like many of the clients who utilize the St. Martin’s ACT Program, Debbie came into the program during a time of great distress in her life. After her and her ex-husband divorced, they began a long custody battle over their youngest son. Debbie did not handle this well; because her [...]

Mission Story From Dismas House

2017-01-23T09:16:01+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|

Bob arrived at Dismas House after being incarcerated for two years years. He is incredibly educated, but due to his criminal history he is no longer able to find work in his field of expertise. Nevertheless, Bob remained optimistic and accepting of his situation. By the second week of his [...]

Mission Story From Therapy

2017-01-04T11:00:17+00:00 January 4th, 2017|

Written by Honor Joseph, LMSW and Therapist for St. Martin's Hospitality Center Initially I didn't want to write this story, because I didn't feel like it had the kind of ending we strive for, but then I thought about a hope I’ve seen in this particular person’s eyes when we [...]

Mission Story from Covenant House

2016-12-05T15:15:26+00:00 December 5th, 2016|

Sara came into our program after being incarcerated for three years. She had a history of domestic violence, drug abuse and was estranged from her family of origin and from her children. Sara came to Covenant House after being found by Probation and Parole, absconded and overdosed. She would say [...]

Mission Story from Employment Services

2016-11-30T12:02:14+00:00 November 30th, 2016|

Employment plays such a vital role in the lives of St. Martin’s clients.  Those that want to work are given the opportunity to earn money in several ways through St. Martin’s Employment Services Department.  This story highlights how much of a difference just a little assistance can help someone in [...]