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True Colors Residence

Resident Stories

Bianca’s Story

Bianca is a 21-year-old Hispanic transwoman who experienced four years of homelessness before coming to West End Residences’ True Colors Supportive Housing. Bianca notes that True Colors Supportive Housing gave her a space to breathe and grow. Having a stable, affirming home allowed Bianca to complete her transition. Like many …

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 …