Housing is Healthcare

Housing is healthcare! We recently joined with Mission Health to study hospital use among our Permanent Supportive Housing clients who have been chronically homeless and now have their own home. This is a group of people who have some kind of disability, have the most complex needs, and have been on the streets the longest. The data reflects …continued


Meet Our New Executive Director

Please help us give a very warm welcome to our new Executive Director, Mary Jo Powers! She wanted to share a bit about the path that brought her to Homeward Bound: I was drawn to Homeward Bound because I believe that we all share the responsibility to help everyone obtain their basic needs of food, water, …continued


Homeward Bound moves 65 vulnerable people into Permanent Supportive Housing with funding assistance from Mission Health

Homeward Bound moved 65 of our community’s most vulnerable individuals out of homelessness and into our long-term Permanent Supportive Housing program from October of 2015 through August 2016.  This was made possibly with the funding assistance of $80,000 from the Mission Health Community Investment Program. Homeward Bound is grateful for this partnership with Mission Health. …continued


Divine Living and Homeward Bound partner for furniture drive

We’re excited to partner with Divine Living Premium Home Furnishings  for our first every furniture drive! All furniture collected goes directly into the homes of our newly housed clients. 

Yoga in the Park Commences – Benefits Homeward Bound

We’re grateful to the wonderful Asheville yoga community for putting on Yoga in the Park. This is a free event with suggested donations benefiting the nonprofits Homeward Bound and Our Voice. AYC_Yoga_inthe_Park

Our opinion on ending chronic homelessness

Homelessness is a community problem, and it has a solution. There has been some recent attention to ending homelessness in our local paper. Here is our response .