Housing helps BEDS client find stability

Housing helps BEDS client find stability

Since getting house about a year ago, Montario has been making strides and thriving at his job. Montario sought help from BEDS at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic after he lost his apartment and the restaurant he had been working at closed down. He initially stayed in our consolidated […]

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A Message from Our Chief Executive Officer

A Message from Our Chief Executive Officer

Thank you for your unwavering commitment to the community. I deeply appreciate your continued support of the BEDS Plus mission during this time of uncertainty and change. You are foundational to our ability to innovate and make investments that will improve the safety net in our community. BEDS Plus has […]

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Annual Legislative Meeting Brings Together Suburban Homeless Organizations

Annual Legislative Meeting Brings Together Suburban Homeless Organizations

The Association of Homeless Advocates in the North/Northwest District recently held its annual legislative breakfast. Representatives from AHAND’s 30 member organizations, other homeless service agencies and those with histories of homelessness shared their priorities and experiences with area legislators who were in attendance. Katie Spoden of the Alliance to End […]

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BEDS Special Bulletin: Douglas’ Story

BEDS Special Bulletin: Douglas’ Story

Douglas came to our office in tears. His wife had passed away in hospice care, and he and his fifth-grade son Ty continued to cope with her loss. When schools closed due to the pandemic, Douglas had continued working days while Ty signed into e-learning at home, but like many […]

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BEDS Special Bulletin: Employment

BEDS Special Bulletin: Employment

Employment represents one of the many ways we help people experiencing homelessness and imminent risk of homelessness stabilize their lives. Today, we want to take a closer look at the issue of employment for people experiencing homelessness and how we respond. Do people experiencing homelessness work? A common stereotype holds […]

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Community baby shower celebrates new moms

Community baby shower celebrates new moms

New and expecting moms among our clients were recently showered with attention and celebrated. A community baby shower and luncheon event was organized by the Oddfellows Palacky Lodge #630 to help these moms prepare for their new arrivals, while also making them feel special too. BEDS Plus Director of Supportive […]

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