Project Spotlights

YWCA Griswold Building

The Griswold Building provides affordable housing for women in transition. Whether beginning their first jobs, recovering from substance-related illness or anything in between, the YWCA provides more than 90 women the resources they need to grow.

Total Melissa’s House Grant: $100,000

Melissa’s House transformed old administrative offices into vibrant living spaces. See the restoration here.

Miles House

Miles House is a short-term residence for individuals in the midst of a mental health crisis. The residence serves a critical need and can provide shelter for 9 individuals at a time.

Total Melissa’s House Grant: $27,000

We are so excited to share the transformation that has recently been completed at Miles House
located on West Broad Street. Click here to see our transformation.

Briggsdale Apartments

Briggsdale, part of the nationally recognized Rebuilding Lives Program, provides permanent supportive rental apartments for those disabled by mental illness, substance addiction or histories of chronic homelessness.

Total Melissa’s House Grant: $30,000

Melissa’s House invigorated the living areas of this building, restoring hope. See the dramatic changes and the impact the work has had.

East Fifth Avenue

East Fifth Avenue is a three-story, 38-apartment structure with connected common areas. It provides supportive housing for formerly homeless women.

Total Melissa’s House Grant: $25,000

This facility marked our first Melissa’s House restoration. Click here to see the enhancements.