"From homeless to neighbor"
Creating a supportive community for our unhoused neighbors in New Haven
We believe that all people experiencing homelessness deserve dignity, safety, and access to community. Providing these basics to unhoused people affirms their humanity, improves their health and wellbeing, and establishes a foundation from which they can seek permanent housing.
National Health Care for the Homeless Council reports:
Continuous displacement, especially with disrupted services, leads to devastating outcomes.
Increase in Overdose Mortality
Reduction in Life Expectancy
increase in Hospitalizations
A retrospective analysis of temporary housing in the US reveals that the average cost per year, per unit of other forms of assistance is
what our village model costs.
The tiny houses are “a safe place, a safe start, somewhere secure that you can actually lock and call your own, a place where we can start to build our lives again… to wake up every day and go to work.”
Suki Godet, backyard neighbor speaking about the Rosette Neighborhood Village