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Tamika Perry is taking Dallas Hope Charities to new heights

Dallas Hope Charities first opened its East Dallas home for LGBTQ+ young adults ages 18 to 24 in 2018. But when Tamika Perry became CEO of the organization three years ago, she knew the house had foundation problems. Then the big freeze hit Dallas two years ago and pipes burst, resulting in all sorts of…

Morris Home connects trans, nonbinary people of color to housing resources

Morris Home is the only residential recovery home in the U.S. that provides services specifically for trans and nonbinary people experiencing addiction. But the program’s services go much deeper than recovery. “A lot of statistics show that a lot of trans folks don’t necessarily go traditionally through the homeless system by accessing shelters or some…

Valley Youth House works to mitigate homelessness among LGBTQ+ youth of color

The Pennsylvania housing and youth resource organization Valley Youth House provides multiple programs that mitigate youth homelessness, including for LGBTQ+ youth and youth of color. Valley Youth House began in 1973 by offering one youth shelter in the Lehigh Valley. Now, 50 years later, the organization offers a wealth of programs across 14 counties in…