Committed to Hope and Healing

Since 1949, Americans have observed Mental Health Awareness Month, volunteering and taking part in events to help end the stigma of mental illness as well as connect people in need with resources to help themselves and their families.On May 1, 2017, President Trump signed the proclamation for this year’s National Mental Health Awareness Month. He…

Our Spring Initiatives – How You Can Help

Your support has helped create over $3.2 million in housing and service support for Dave’s House residents.Help us Hit 101 This Summer – our financial goal is $101,000 by the end of August.Our “people” goal is 31 people placed in Dave’s House homes by the end of August!You have contributed to helping over 70 residents…

The Power of Brilliance

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]  The Power of Brilliance Over 300 people joined us at our Insights That Inspire Seminar & Breakfast in March. Leadership Imagineer Simon T. Bailey shared his insights into Releasing Leadership Brilliance, and how to build a bridge from their current reality to their brilliant future. We love hosting this annual…

Around Town, Our Team

Thanks to a $20,000 grant from the Central Florida Women’s League Foundation, Dave’s House now has a mini-van to transport residents, furniture, furnishings and supplies donated by people in the community. This will greatly assist our efforts to facilitate move-ins for new residents. We so appreciate their support of our work!Please contact us if you…

Around Town, Our Residents

Most of our residents get around town on the Lynx public bus service in Central Florida. It gives them the freedom to attend support services from their behavioral healthcare provider, run errands, work, volunteer, visit friends and participate in local events.Their monthly bus pass is their connection to the community. A $25 monthly pass gives…

Our Housewarming Celebration

On May 4, Dave’s House hosted a Housewarming Party, celebrating the addition of its eighth single family residence and the launch of its Dave’s Housing First apartments program. The new home’s three female residents will receive ongoing managed mental health care provided through Aspire Health Partners, ensuring a stable foundation of permanent supportive housing. Program benefactors, service providers,…

Our housing models

Scattered Site Single Family Home: This model keeps individuals off the streets – creating a single family home residence for typically four individuals who are graduating from transitional care or are on the verge of homelessness, saving them from falling back into the cycle of instability. For our residents, it is a mortgage-free home with supportive services…

“WOW!” – Delivered!

More than 330 people received a “wow!” experience from keynote speaker Dennis Snow on February 25 at our Dave’s House Second Annual Insights That Inspire Seminar. Audience comments included “So worth the early hour!” “Amazing!” “Loved Dennis’ humor! He really highlighted the points on how to look at your operation from the lens of the customer.”  Thank…

Say “Hello” To Our Top Advocate

With much excitement, the Board of Directors is proud to welcome Pam Gould as President and CEO of Dave’s House, effective January 2016. Pam’s professional achievements and personal connection to the mission of Dave’s House complement the non-profit’s efforts to provide individuals living with severe mental illness permanent and affordable supportive housing.Throughout 2015, Pam was…