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.
Bridging Freedom’s mission is to combat minor sex-trafficking by bringing restoration to those rescued and victim prevention to those reached with their message. They educate the community and work with partnering organizations to increase awareness about this horrendous issue. Bridging Freedom built Florida’s urgently needed therapeutic safe home campus community to provide long-term, comprehensive care to these victims in a secure environment.
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 NETWORK
Maintains a campus in Tampa which includes living quarters for adolescents in motherhood, as well as Kid’s Village, housing children age 6-17 as they recover from abuse and neglect before they are found a foster family. Kids also transition out through their kinship program, where the Children’s Home works to place kids with family members.
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 OF CENTRAL FLORIDA
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.
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY
Habitat for Humanity is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing locally and worldwide through constructing, rehabilitating and preserving homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help people improve their shelter conditions.
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.
Provides financial literacy education for recent immigrants and refugees in Hillsborough, Pinellas, and Pasco Counties. The classes educate them about the complex American financial systems so that they can become financially stable contributors in the communities in which they live.
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.