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About UsMission and History    April 24, 2014
Mission

At Partners In Housing, our mission is to give homeless families with children the hope and opportunity to achieve self-sufficiency through supportive services and transitional housing.  We can also serve a limited number of homeless adults without children.

We believe that with the right services and support - and a lot of hard work and motivation -  families can move from homelessness to independence.  To help families on this journey, PIH offers a year of housing and supportive services.

We call the clients in our program "Partners", because we work with them, not for them, to help them improve their lives.

Our program is about self-sufficiency, not just housing.  Supportive services are a critical part of our program, teaching families the skills they need to succeed.  PIH's program includes case management, life skills classes, and individualized budget and credit counseling


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History

PIH began as a branch of Catholic Charities in 1989 to serve the growing population of homeless families Colorado Springs.

In 1991 PIH incorporated as an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. Major landmarks in our development as an organization include:

1991: Began our homeless self-sufficiency program with five donated homes.

1990s: Acquired single family homes throughout the community to serve more families, with a special emphasis on large houses for larger families.

1997: Granted Enterprise Zone status by the State of Colorado, allowing us to accept donations that qualify for tax credits (see Donate page).

1999: Began a separate affordable housing program for low-income families.

2004: With the Rocky Mountain Community Land Trust, opened the Colorado House and Resource Center in downtown Colorado Springs.

2006: Completed construction on 10 new townhomes for homeless families.

2007: Selected as one of three local non-profits to move our offices to the Myron Stratton Campus, and added 12 new on-campus apartments to our program.

2010: Selected as the newest member of the Gazette/El Pomar Empty Stocking Fund.

2013: PIH was a finalist for the Regional Business Alliance's Non-Profit Excellence Award.

2014: PIH currently has 65 homes for homeless families, and owns or co-owns 114 units of affordable housing for low-income families.
 
 
 




Partners in Housing Gives Homeless Families with Children the Hope and Opportunity to Achieve Self-Sufficiency through Supportive Services and Transitional Housing





 
 
 
 

















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Basic Contact Information
 

Partners In Housing, 455 Gold Pass Heights, Colorado Springs, CO  80906
(719) 473-8890  -  
office@partnersinhousing.org

 
 
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