Affordable housing is just one way we help to build better communities
The people of First Housing are proud to give their time and support to these outstanding not-for-profit organizations.
Angelwood, Inc. (Jacksonville)
Provides residential group homes for children and adults with disabilities where they can learn valuable skills that assist them in utilizing community resources that could lead to future independence.
a kid’s place of tampa bay
A Kid’s Place provides residential services to children from birth to age 17, who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect or abandonment, and to provide a variety of services which meet the social, educational, medical, and psychological needs of the child. Their primary focus is to keep sibling groups together in a safe, stable, home-like environment until a more permanent placement can be provided.
Centro Campesino Farmworker Center, Inc. (Florida City)
Provides free, personalized housing counseling to help families realize the dream of homeownership. This may include: budgeting, establishing and rebuilding credit, opening a first bank account, saving for the down payment and closing costs, documenting self-employment income, and teaching the responsibilities of home ownership.
Children’s Home Society of Florida (Winter Park)
Provides approved family homes for homeless and dependent children.
Haitian American Community Development Corporation
Provides decent affordable housing, educational and business enterprise opportunities through programs that create and sustain economic advancement in Haitian American communities.
Harbor House (Orlando)
Provides safe shelter, a 24-hour crisis hotline, counseling, and emotional support, and legal advocacy for thousands of domestic violence survivors and their children each year. Harbor House also prepares survivors for re-entry into the community – connecting them to resources that will enable them to live independently, safely and peacefully.
Friends of Joshua House Foundation, Inc. (Tampa)
Provides an emergency shelter home for Tampa Bay’s abused, neglected and abandoned children.
A transitional housing program created to meet the specific needs of expecting mothers in crisis. The home offers a secure and nurturing environment where they can learn how to care for themselves and their babies, and eventually transition to independent living.
Paint Your Heart Out Tampa
Organizes a one day volunteer effort to paint the homes of low income, elderly residents of Tampa.
Refuge House of Tallahassee
Provides emergency shelter, counseling, and community education and training for abused women and children.
ST. PETERSBURG FREE CLINIC
Food – Shelter – Health Care. St. Petersburg Free Clinic is a multi-service, independent, not-for-profit human services agency providing its community neighbors assistance with food, shelter and health care. The clinic has been caring for the underserved facing temporary emergency needs throughout Pinellas County since 1970.
The Spring of Tampa Bay, Inc.
Provides sanctuary and services to abused women and their victim children.