News & Updates

Host homes

Host Home Happy Hours!

We are planning a series of community conversations to share more about how host homes have been working in rural areas, including our own, for some time to help provide safe and stable housing for young people.

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Mental Health = Family Wellness

Thanks to the Perigee Fund and a partnership with local mental health providers, Room One has been able to create family wellness vouchers which parents of young kiddos can use to access local mental health specialists.

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Youth Housing Support

Youth Voice Helps Us Get it Right

Our Youth Housing Staff convenes a Youth Advisory Board each month to listen and learn about how we can better serve young people experiencing housing instability and other issues in our community.

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Grooming Signs and Support

Grooming is a term used to describe the behaviors used by one person to gain trust and manipulate a more vulnerable person with the intention of perpetrating abuse or exploitation. It’s important to be able to understand the early warning signs of grooming.

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Joy, Truth, and Gratitude from Room One

With the year coming to an end, we reflect on all of the ways that we have experienced joy and gratitude in the last year. Here at Room One, joy comes in many forms, but it’s almost always rooted in relationships with one another. That can look like staff collaboration, one-on-one meetings with clients or Room One supporters, board meetings, parenting groups, community partnerships, or working with youth and elders.

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It's a Housing Emergency!

Read about the draft resolution declaring a housing emergency, Room One's housing and homelessness supports, the Housing Solutions Network, and our new Host Home program.

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Free Legal Clinic Meets a Need

Over the past three months, Room One has offered a monthly free legal clinic for clients who are struggling with a variety of family law issues. Advocates refer clients to volunteer attorneys after completing a preliminary eligibility screening.

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Building Plans

New Room One Client Services Building Planned!

Room One will be breaking ground soon in the side yard of the Lincoln Street property to build a new Client Services Building! With a generous infrastructure grant from a private foundation and a full staff and busy programming, the time has come to expand.

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