We are a community of hope for those who need a home.
Our mission is eliminating homelessness by providing shelter, support, and a chance to start over.
Our Saviour's Housing Stories
“I fought so long against entering the shelter system. I had heard so many horror stories – that once you get in, you never get out. But I have not found this to be the case at all. Our Saviour’s Housing rescued me.” I’ve struggled with mental illness my whole life. Officially, my diagnosis is…
Sandy is a resident in Our Saviour’s Transitional Housing Program. She’s also a mom. And as of this writing, hasn’t seen her son in more than 2 years. When Sandy came to us last September, she’d been homeless since November 2012–the result of a job loss and divorce from her emotionally and verbally abusive husband. Of…
“We should help out and treat people how we want to be treated.” With a smile on his face, Samuel describes his apartment in one word–quiet. It might not sound very exciting. But after 2 years of living on the streets, it’s that quiet and the peace that comes with it that he most appreciates….
“I’m healthier physically, mentally, emotionally, spiritually. Our Saviour’s does as its title suggests–saves people. [They] gave me insight on how to focus back on living, rather than existing. I am very grateful.” Before Our Saviour’s Housing, Lafayette was in a “living hell.” “I was broken and shattered. I was homeless. I lost my marriage….
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Being at OSH makes me realize that anything can happen to anyone, and that’s why you’ve got to help people out. There are some good vibes here and a really cool sense of community. Everyone’s kind of in it together. It feels great to see familiar faces when I return!
If we’re going to serve, we should do it year around. You don’t just care about someone once a year.
We are blessed to be involved… and we feel like we’re helping in some small way.