Bridge shelters are an innovative approach to helping the most vulnerable members of the homeless population. They provide temporary relief from the streets with a stable environment and supportive services, with the goal of helping people find permanent housing.
A father of seven children, Patrick always worked extra hard to support his family. However, after being let go from his job as a Lead Electronic Assembly Specialist, Patrick became unable to pay his rent and he and his family ended up losing their home. When they became homeless, Father Joe’s Villages was there to offer support and resources.