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Resident Stories

Oscar’s Story

Oscar has battled alcoholism since the age of 18. Rejected for being gay, Oscar left his stepmother’s house and was homeless for 6 years before coming to West End Residences’ True Colors Supportive Housing. There he completed vocational training and internships, but suffered an alcoholism relapse triggered by the trauma …

Intergenerational Residence

Intergenerational Residence

West End Intergenerational Residence (WIR) is a unique mixed-age housing facility catering to three generations. Since opening our doors in 1989, our creative, flexible services and dedicated staff have helped thousands of young families secure housing stability and provided a permanent, affordable home with supportive services to low-income older adults. WIR …