Wired for Ongoing Recovery

Our Central Florida Dave’s House residents will soon have their own laptops, connecting them to professional and social enrichment tools. Our six homes in the area will have wi-fi, a shared printer and contracted on-demand tech support as well. At each home, a volunteer resident Tech Coach will help their housemates.This Wired for Success project…

Tim Clark and Ronaldo Loyo Join our Board

Tim Clark, CEO, AdventHealth Apopka and Ronaldo Loyo, Financial Advisor, Edward Jones, have been appointed to the Board of Directors of Dave’s House.“We are thrilled to have Tim and Ron join our volunteer leadership team,” said Ellen O’Connor, Dave’s House Executive Director. “Their expertise in strategic planning, community outreach and financial management will contribute to…

Your Support Changes the Lives of Our Residents

Your ongoing support has fueled our ability to continue to grow our programs for our residents. We are also working to expand our services, helping more homeless men and women with serious mental illness in Central Florida.You have helped make futures better for people who faced incredible adversity and now call Dave’s House home. They…

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Thanks for Being Somebody’s Someone!

We thank everyone who was a part of our Dave’s Virtual House Party from October 4-10, 2020. We thank our residents who shared a little of their personal stories of homelessness in their past to today, when they are living in recovery in a Dave’s House home.We thank all our Community Partners, Auction Donors and…

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Adults with Mental Illness Require More Support

On October 12, 2020, Executive Director Ellen O’Connor shared the need for support of adults with serious mental illness in the community in the Orlando Sentinel Opinion section.GUEST COLUMNISTAdults with mental illness require more supportBy Ellen O’ConnorThe first week of October was national Mental Illness Awareness Week. As influential people have started to speak out…

Dave's House Virtual Party

Dave’s House Virtual Party 2020

Join us online for our Dave’s Virtual House Party – a week of virtual fun celebrating Dave’s House programs that end homelessness for men and women with serious mental illness.During Mental Illness Awareness Week, we will raise funds to help people in our community with friendly competitions, an online auction and your own personal House…

Dave’s House Disco Bingo Night | 052720

We had a fabulous evening filled with friends, bingo and disco music for our first Zoom Virtual Party on May 26, 2020. Our 46 attendees dressed up in their favorite 70s disco outfits, chatted and vied for the bingo prizes.Ben Kuykendell, Metro Director, Apartment Life was our Bingo Emcee. CRB Entertainment’s DJ Cliff kept our…

Community Partners Helping Our Residents

Over the past several weeks, several incredible groups and people donated masks to help our residents and Aspire Health frontline workers.Dannie Holler-Hubp, AdventHealth community partnerships manager, made a special delivery of cloth masks to the Clubhouse. Carolyn Kreuzpaintner, supervisor for Kate’s Place Clubhouse and Dave’s House homes, met her at her car to collect the…

Double Your Impact Through May 26!

We know that, due to the economy and widespread unemployment, there will be a tremendous increase in homelessness, and the need for permanent supportive housing for men and women with serious mental illness.We are working now to help these vulnerable individuals in Central Florida. At Dave’s House, being Somebody’s Someone is about people helping people…