From Mean Streets to
a Highway of Hope

The downward cycle of despair…

68%

Of cities report that addiction is the single largest cause of homelessness.

50%

Of homeless women and children are fleeing domestic violence, and almost 100% have experienced physical or sexual violence at some point in their lives.

33%

Of the homeless population suffers from untreated mental illness.

8%

Of the homeless population are veterans.

…turned upward.

315,000

meals provided annually

135,000

nights of shelter annually

42,000

volunteer hours

6,300

individuals helped

Women’s Addiction Recovery | Alumni – 2015

If it wasn’t for Wheeler, my family wouldn’t know God.

Jessica wasn’t alone when she arrived at the Mission. She had two young children, and a third on the way. “I was trying so hard to take care of my kids, but I didn’t have a lot of support,” Jessica says.

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Johnny began using drugs and alcohol when he was just 19. His habit escalated over the years, costing him jobs and landing him a three-year prison term for drug and burglary charges. “You wouldn’t have wanted to be around me in those days,” he says.

John

John’s pain seemed like it would never end. Early on, John knew he wanted to become an RN – he worked hard to get into nursing school and began a career focused on others. Then, he lost everything.

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Jessica wasn’t alone when she arrived at the Mission. She had two young children, and a third on the way. “I was trying so hard to take care of my kids, but I didn’t have a lot of support,” Jessica says. Fortunately, she…

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