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Alma’s Story

Alma and her two young children arrived at West End Intergenerational Residence in the summer of 2018. Her caseworker helped the family access early intervention disability services for Alma’s toddler son, including bus services so he could attend school. Alma worked with the Women’s Empowerment Program manager, building on Alma’s …

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 …

True Colors Residence

True Colors Residence

Video produced by TCR funder and opening day sponsor Citi Community Capital True Colors Residence (TCR), a project of West End and partners Grammy-award winning artist Cyndi Lauper and her manager, longtime WIR volunteer Lisa Barbaris, builds upon West End’s history of pioneering new models to serve the most underserved …