Patricia remembers the day she got the call about an opening at Covenant House; “I had been staying on a friend’s couch for two years because I couldn’t find a place I could afford. When I got into Covenant House, I leapt at the chance!” Now Patricia has a place of her own that she can be proud of and she has her independence while also having access to staff and activities that help her thrive.
A long-time sufferer of back pain, Patricia visits the building’s fitness center and participates in group exercise classes regularly. “I am very thankful for (Fitness & Activity Coordinator) Catrina! She is very knowledgeable and comforting, and has helped me with customized exercise routines to keep me moving.” In addition to classes, Patricia enjoys spending time with her neighbors at holiday celebrations and community events. “I’m a big fan of all of the musical performances – but any opportunity to come together with my neighbors is nice. I like talking to other residents and feeling like I’m part of a community.”
Providing affordable homes and important support services for people like Patricia is paramount to what we do at BBH. At BBH, we believe that everyone deserves a quality place to live, and we are proud to create new housing opportunities and advocate for those who would otherwise be left behind.