“After my husband left, I ended up in a shelter with three kids while trying to care for my dying son. I needed to move forward, but I couldn’t do it by myself.” Angelina.
At Aspen, we know that when families are experiencing homelessness or on the verge of homelessness, the challenges and barriers they face can feel insurmountable. That's why we developed the Sustainable Families program.
This program provides intensive support for families facing homelessness, including assistance finding and keeping stable housing, basic needs assistance, life skills development, one-time financial assistance and connections to other community resources and supports. Our goal? Ensuring families have the personal, social, physical, financial and human assets needed to remain housed for the long term.
In collaboration with local shelters and other community resources, Sustainable Families offers support and services to families in need of housing with complex needs, including: