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To provide individuals with a safe, clean living environment, to provide the necessary basic skills to equip individuals for a successful transaction back into society as a productive citizen. Read more
To provide individuals with a safe, clean living environment, to provide the necessary basic skills to equip individuals for a successful transaction back into society as a productive citizen.
Sonya’s house founded in 2016, celebrates the life and spirit of Sonya Thompson. After 11 years of fighting, Sonya loss her battle with AIDS in 2003. Along her journey, she had difficulty in accepting her diagnosis and compliance with her daunting medication regimen. From her experience while caring for Sonya, the founder recognized the need for support within in the Dallas community and has heeded its call. No one should endure this battle alone and we are here to help. Opening 2016, this Boarding house facility specializes in working with people affected by the virus that causes HIV and AIDS. We recognize the difficulty in adjusting to this life altering change; which can be mental, spiritual, physical, and financial. Our goal is to provide low income housing and holistic care during this time. Services include: * Three nutritiously balance meals (adjusted to individual dietary needs) * Medication compliance o Medication administration o Medication monitoring and adherence o Medication education * Assistance with activities of daily living * Assistance with adjustment to daily life o Setting and maintaining goals o Reorientation to the workforce o Partnering with HIV/AIDS support groups and organizations Here at Sonya’s house we want every individual, affect by this illness, to live life abundantly. In memory of Sonya, we will be there as partners on this journey.