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Victor's Success Story

Victor, a Ready to Work trainee, generously shared his story about his amazing transition from homelessness to the Ready to Work program. Please read his story to learn about the transformative power of Bridge House’s Ready to Work program. Before Victor became homeless, he had dreams of becoming a sous chef. He went to school…

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Jay's Success Story

“Bridge House saved my life! I am off the streets and have graduated from Ready to Work.”  “I now have a great job at Whole Foods.” Three years ago Jay was in a very different situation. When he was living paycheck to paycheck, one thing went wrong and it turned his life upside down. “I…

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James' Story

Homeless, James and his family – his wife and two children (6 and 11 years old) – lost everything they owned in the flood while they were camping up in Nederland. “After the flood we needed a hand up to survive” James said, “and Bridge House was there for us.”  Bridge House’s open door policy…

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Jay's Story

Bridge House changed my life! I am no longer homeless and have graduated from the Ready to Work program. I also have a great job at Whole Foods. Two years ago I was in a totally different situation. I was living pay check to pay check and working at King Soopers. I made one mistake,…

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A Ready to Work Success Story

In 2009 Dennis lost his full time job. Unable to find steady employment Dennis ended up living on the streets. He spent his days selling the Denver Voice and his nights camping or at the warming center. “On the street I found that my faith in God is what got me through the really rough…

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Dee Dee and Eric

Dee Dee and Eric spent years on streets struggling with addiction and their path to sobriety was rocky. At Bridge House Dee Dee and Eric were able to utilize services such as the client internship program, case management, and legal benefits assistance to begin filing tedious disability paperwork. In addition the access to two meals a day and a shower it…

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Cory's Story

I’m a 25 year old female, who has been addicted to pain pills and heroin for almost 11 years. I tried to make a change in my life by leaving my home and all my belongings. I dropped everything and moved to Colorado in September 2005 with only the things I could carry on my…

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Mark S.'s Story

Carriage House helped me stay on a path of success when I had no other resources to turn to. I have been able to keep working since in Colorado because of their staff’s encouragement and help with bus fare, which I could barely afford after paying my bills. Consequently I was able to keep my…

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Ray J.'s Story

I came to Colorado from Oklahoma. I was on the streets looking for a job and somewhere to sleep. While I was looking for work, I met some people from the Carriage House that gave me information about places to eat and sleep. They showed me how to work on the computer and that led…

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Tony C.'s Story

Hi, my name is Tony C. I am a Colorado native. I recently came to Boulder, CO and have been homeless for some time now. I heard of a place “where the heart is” called the Carriage House. I have been coming here since I came to Boulder. They have helped me with a lot…

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