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Harry’s Story

Harry, one of our senior residents, was homeless before he moved into West End Intergenerational Residence in 2018. “I can’t imagine a better place to live,” says Harry. “The moment I moved in, I knew West End was a special place.” What makes West End Intergenerational Residence special for Harry? …

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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 …

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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 …