Why We Joined the Way Home Campaign

We’re happy to announce that this week, Hyacinth’s Place signed onto the Way Home Campaign. It’s an alliance of more than 3,500 individuals and over 40 organizations and businesses who have pledged to support a roadmap that will end chronic homelessness in the District by 2016. According to the campaign’s website, on any given night in the District, there are nearly 1,800 […]

Let’s Talk About the Connection Between Homelessness and Domestic Violence: Five Reasons Survivors Become Homeless

The statistics are there: domestic violence is one of the leading causes of homelessness in women.* Sadly that probably doesn’t surprise most people. But what if you ask why? Like, really, specifically, why? Someone’s immediate response might be that when survivors have to leave their homes, it’s often fast. Often despite having no plans for their […]