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At Well House, we believe the solution to homelessness is housing. Our model is simple: we purchase vacant, boarded-up houses and bring them back to life. We move in our neighbors who need housing the most: those who are living on the streets or in emergency shelters. Whenever possible, we hire our tenants to help with the rehabilitation of the houses.

We are so grateful to all of our supporters: donors, volunteers, elected officials, service providers, tenants and other community members. With your help, we can continue to grow our organization and expand this crucial work! As of today, we own 13 houses and have moved 130 people off the street since January 2013.


Meeting the most basic need using our own resources.

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Safe and equitable accommodations without judgment or presumptions.

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Executive Director, Tami VandenBerg

Tami adds Well House to her list of community givebacks. Her passion for housing and volunteering with Well House pushed Tami to take the executive director job at the end of 2012. "I passed people on the streets without homes, our neighbors, everyday on my way to work."