Pathways to Home is a proven intervention program designed to eliminate homelessness among families with children in Orange, Osceola, and Seminole counties. Our program partners with nonprofit, for profit, government, and faith-based organizations to coordinate and integrate services to homeless families who have made a commitment to work on a plan to reach their goals for financial and housing stability.
Since the program’s inception, Pathways to Home has served over 280 families in Seminole County alone, including more than 720 children. To date, 100 percent of those who completed the program had stable housing and 95 percent were employed. The Pathways to Home model includes the evidence-based practice of Rapid Rehousing and intervention designed to help families quickly exit homelessness and return to permanent housing.
On average, Pathways to Home serves 90 families at any one time. This number includes families who have resided on the street and in emergency shelters, as well as those who have been served eviction notices. By providing these families with support and structured case management, Pathways to Home keeps more families intact and lessens the need for children to enter the foster care system.