HOUSING FIRST

WE ARE NOT A SHELTER

DUE TO THE COST OF HOUSING RISING DISPROPORTIONATELY TO THE RISE OF INCOME ( IN ADDITION TO ADDICTION, MENTAL HEALTH A ND OTHER FACTORS) NEW SOLUTIONS ARE NEEDED TO REDUCE HOMELESSNESS.  

VITA NOVA FOUNDERS ARE COMMITTED TO CREATING A COMMUNITY FOR PREVIOUSLY HOMELESS PEOPLE TO ENJOY RESIDING IN THEIR PRIVATE LIVING SPACE.  

THROUGH PARTNERSHIPS WITH COMMUNITY RESOURCES, SUPPORT & TRAINING WILL BE PROVIDED FOR SUSTAINED EMPLOYMENT.

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OUR VISION

A PRIVATE LIVING SPACE FOR NOMINAL RENTS

ASSISTANCE WITH EMPLOYMENT AND TARGETED EDUCATION FOR A PATH
TO HOUSING STABILITY AND A PRODUCTIVE AND MEANINGFUL LIFE

237

Homeless People

There is an estimated average of  237 homeless people in Joplin daily.

106

Beds Available

There is an estimated 106 Shelter Beds available in Joplin leaving an average of 131 people sleeping outside nightly.

HELP BUILD THE VILLAGE

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