The Way Home Seeks Your Help on NH Gives Day

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Click here for The Way Home’s page to donate on NH Gives Day

The Way Home’s vision is to be the innovative, responsive grassroots organization committed to creatively helping those with the least resources increase access, raise hope and build self-esteem.

 Our mission is to assist lower income families and individuals obtain and keep safe, affordable housing, offer supportive services to nurture their independence and advocate for greater opportunity.

Each year we successfully help  more than:

* 200 very needy families have a safe home

* 500 very low income persons learn to manage a basic needs budget and work on steps to achieve housing stability

Our Services:

·           Prevent Loss of Housing with financial management assistance so at-risk households can 

Ø  Free up cash to meet monthly housing costs and basic family expenses

Ø  Learn management skills & negotiate payment plans to prevent foreclosure or eviction

·       Secure rental housing and/or prevent the loss of housing, with the tools of 

Ø  Household Needs Assessment and Goal Setting

Ø  Budget Counseling with housing affordability & family self-sufficiency plans

Ø  Tenant Education on rights and responsibilities & Landlord Negotiations

Ø  Housing Assistance Fund to qualify applicants for security deposit / rent assistance

·         Help homeless and those at-risk to meet immediate basic needs, by

Ø  Connecting to community resources with strategies to get the most effective help

Ø  Connecting donors with individuals-in-need, e.g. Personal Kits and Furnishings

Ø  Helping obtain essential documents, e.g. birth certificate, picture ID

Ø  Providing “Steps to Success”:  coaching, family self-sufficiency workshops

Ø  Managing a special needs fund for basic needs, e.g. work boots

·          Help make Housing Safe by

Ø  Inspecting housing for code violations, lead paint and other health hazards

Ø  Providing education & resources for parents to protect children from in-home hazards

 

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