Welcome to Hyacinth's Place

Our mission is to provide supportive services and safe, affordable housing to women who are homeless and living with a mental health diagnosis.

Hyacinth’s Place is a 15-unit studio style permanent, affordable housing program with comprehensive therapeutic and social re-integration services. The four-story 9,228 square foot development contains 15 residential studios, complete with individual bathrooms and kitchenettes. The program’s design also allows for group activities, offices for staff, and laundry facilities. The design incorporates green building principles in alignment with the regenerative spirit in which the project was imagined. The intent of the project is to create an environment where women can work and live together in a place which nurtures and supports their recovery.

Help Us Continue The Fight Against COVID-19

COVID-19 is having a profound impact on everyone.  Hyacinth’s Place continues to keep the homeless women it serves safe by providing the essential health and therapeutic services during this difficult time. You can help by donating care items we are running low on:

  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Masks
  • Lysol Disinfectant Spray & Wipes
  • Paper Towels
  • Thermometers (Disposable)
  • Digital Non-Contact Forehead Thermometer

We thank you in advance for your support! Your donation is greatly appreciated!

Urla Barrow
Chief Executive Director

Mark Your Calendars for
#Giving Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Hyacinth’s Place thanks you for your past generous #Giving Tuesday donations!

Through your donations, we continue the work of improving the lives of homeless women with a mental health diagnosis!

Please consider making year end donation to continue this work in 2020! Thank You!

Support Hycinth’s Place every time you shop AmazonSmile! Select “The Institute of Urban Living DBA Hyacinth’s Place” as your charitable organization, and a donation is made at no cost to you.

Hyacinth's Place on Facebook

Hyacinth’s Place has a Facebook Page that will keep you up to date with what our organization is doing in our work to provide supportive services and safe, affordable housing to women who are homeless and living with a mental health diagnosis. Click the icon above and follow us on Facebook!


The September 2019 Fundraising Event
at Busboys & Poets Was AMAZING!!

Local artists interpret “what crazy looks like” at
Busboys and Poets


Show your support!

T-shirt sizes and order instructions coming shortly!!


The Men of Omega Psi Phi @ Hyacinth’s Place!

Click the Omega Psi Phi banner to see how the fraternity’s members supported Hyacinth’s Place!

The Safeway Foundation Honors
Hyacinth’s Place