McKinley Grove

McKinley Grove Building Project

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Our new tenants have moved in, and many of them are still in need of essential items to make their units into a sustainable home.  CLICK HERE for a list of items that you can purchase to help those truly in need.  THANK YOU!

Thank you to everyone who purchased an engraved brick for around the flagpole in front of the building.  We are still accepting brick orders for the community gardens in the future.  CLICK HERE

The official McKinley Grove Open House was held on Friday, June 7, 2013.  Thank you to everyone who attended to make this a truly memorable event.  CLICK HERE for photos from the event.  Please join us on Facebook to receive updated photos and news about this exciting project!

This project was funded in part by a loan from the Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH).

About Corporation for Supportive Housing
CSH is a national nonprofit community development financial institution with offices located throughout the United States. Building on a commitment to invest in the communities it serves, CSH provides the advocacy, expertise, leadership, and financial resources to make it easier for local communities to create and operate supportive housing, which is permanent housing linked to services that prevent and end the cycle of homelessness. Learn more about CSH at http://www.csh.org.

McKinley Grove Groundbreaking Ceremony was held July 27, 2012!  CLICK HERE for photos and information about the event.

McKinley Grove is a 17 unit permanent supportive housing apartment community to be built in Painesville, Ohio, the County Seat of Lake County.  McKinley Grove’s supportive services will focus on helping residents with severe and persistent mental illnesses become more empowered and to live independent, healthy lifestyles.  To promote healthy lifestyles amongst the tenants, support services will be offered through outside agencies:  National Alliance on Mental Illness, Lake County Chapter, Lake Geauga Recovery Center, Beacon Health, and Signature Health, Inc.  This includes, but is not limited to: focusing on alcohol or substance abuse recovery, stabilizing mental health, increasing income, linking tenants with educational opportunities, volunteer or supportive employment services, and promoting engagement within the community.  In addition, Extended Housing will provide on-site and off-site staff, a tenant selection process, project committee and a formal tenant organization.

Learn more about McKinley Grove by clicking HERE (Brochure) or HERE (PowerPoint)!

“No Losers” – CLICK HERE for video about the success of supportive housing programs.

Your contributions are greatly appreciated and Extended Housing thanks you for your dedication to bettering the community!

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