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Pathlight HOME (Grand Ave ECDC)

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Pathlight HOME, founded in 1992, is Florida’s first and largest provider of the proven Housing First permanent supportive housing model. They currently provide more than 600 formerly-homeless Central Florida neighbors with permanent, affordable housing through two apartment complexes - Maxwell Terrace Apartments (3200 W Colonial Dr) and Maxwell Garden Apartments (4049 S. Orange Blossom Trail). Both locations include efficiency units and supportive services programs for adults who are chronically homeless, as well as units for those imminently homelessness. There are 3 case managed programs at Pathlight HOME: Safe Haven, Homes For New Beginnings, and Restore.

Have a special skill that could help improve the quality of life for our residents? We’d be happy to have you! Residents would be happy to learn computer skills, music related skills and more. This may take place at Maxwell Terrace (3200 W Colonial Dr) or Maxwell Gardens (4049 S Orange Blossom Trail).

Pathlight HOME Volunteer Form: https://forms.gle/owFgvRKfvZ3VcUfw7

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About Pathlight HOME (Grand Ave ECDC)

Location:

3200 W. Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32808, US

Mission Statement

To change the lives of homeless and low-income individuals by providing affordable housing and economic opportunities.

Description

Pathlight HOME changes the lives of homeless and low-income Floridians by providing affordable housing and economic opportunities. We are a non-profit organization providing over 600 formerly homeless individuals with permanent, supportive housing in Central Florida. Originally incorporated as Grand Avenue Economic Development Corp., we have helped more than 5,000 of our homeless neighbors through our "housing first" philosophy.

Pathlight HOME also operates two social enterprises, Pathlight Kitchen and Sobik’s CafĂ©. These enterprises create an opportunity for low-income community members to learn culinary skill sets, enabling them to overcome barriers to employment and earn higher wages.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3200 W Colonial DriveOrlando, FL 32808

(28.55201,-81.41524)
 

SKILLS

  • Music Arts
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Nutrition
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Knitting

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Can be a one time or ongoing opportunity. We ask that volunteers commit to at least an hour.

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