Vinnie came to the Men’s Center at Shepherd’s House Ministries about 9 months ago. I sit with him at the cafe next door to the shelter on Division, and I can tell he is nervous but his smile is genuine and his eyes are warm. Vinnie has a story to share, and I can tell that this is an important step for him – opening up to me (and to you readers) about his past, present, and what he hopes for his future.
The hopelessness that surrounds homelessness and addiction is a thick and complicated web that looks different from person to person. At Shepherd’s House Ministries . . .
Here, we share a conversation with Jillian, the director of our Women and Children’s Center at Shepherd’s House Ministries. As the director, Jillian has been working extremely closely with the women and children who have come through the doors seeking healing and life transformation.
It’s hard to believe that Mother’s Day is just around the corner. At Shepherd’s House Ministries, celebrating motherhood represents a special moment in the year. It is much more than gifts, cards, and flowers.