Homeless and at-risk women transforming their lives.

Women gaining new skills, new strengths and new life at EGH.

Women finding community.

A safe, welcoming place for all women.

Homeless and at-risk women transforming their lives.

Women gaining new skills, new strengths and new life at EGH.

Women finding community.

A safe welcoming place for all women.

Homeless and at-risk women transforming their lives.

Women gaining new skills, new strengths and new life at EGH.

Women finding community.

A safe, welcoming place for all women.

Homeless and at-risk women transforming their lives.

Women gaining new skills, new strengths and new life at EGH.

Women finding community.

A safe welcoming place for all women.

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Gratitude

Valerie’s Farewell

Valerie’s Farewell

Dear friends, my heart is full of gratitude, appreciation, love, and compassion for the opportunity to serve as a member of the EGH team.  Prior to my arrival in September 2017, I had limited knowledge and understanding of what it means to be homeless, and, as quiet...

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EGH Partners with Library  to Provide Computer Skills

EGH Partners with Library to Provide Computer Skills

For the past year and a half, Paige Chernow (L) and Mary Hillman (R) have been making weekly visits to assist clients with computer use. Paige is the Adult Services Librarian at the University Branch of the Seattle Public Library (located just a few blocks from EGH)....

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Save the Date!

Save the Date!

Save the Date! 13th  Annual Spring Benefit Dinner Sunday, March 17, 2019 Please join us for EGH’s 13th Annual Spring Benefit Dinner! Our theme this year is Somewhere Over the Rainbow, because there’s no place like home. Our new location is the University of...

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EGH Women Enjoy Seattle Storm Outing

EGH Women Enjoy Seattle Storm Outing

Women from Elizabeth Gregory Home had the opportunity to enjoy Seattle Storm games thanks to a generous donation of tickets from the team. All had a great time. Here is what some of the women said about the outing: "After suffering a variety of health problems, my...

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A Grateful Heart

A Grateful Heart

A Grateful Heart: a hard-working, earnest, and committed staff and board of directors; inspiring and dedicated volunteers; a beloved partnership with University Lutheran Church as both landlord and guiding beacon; and donors who committed resources that enabled us to...

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Welcoming the Arrival of the Equinox!

Welcoming the Arrival of the Equinox!

The advent of fall marks a shift in focus at EGH. Warm clothing, rainproof coats, and durable shoes tend to top the needs list. Thanks to receiving many generous in-kind donations, we are well-stocked to greet the chill the season brings. If you are among the many who...

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Alexis’ Story

Alexis

As a transgendered woman, Alexis’ first experience being homeless was frightening and unpleasant. When she went to a shelter to spend the night, they demanded to see her ID. She refused since she hadn’t changed the letters on her ID from M (male) to F (female) and was afraid what the shelter might do. Her… Read More . . . “Alexis’ Story”

Christie Lands a New Job!

I became homeless because of family problems. In my younger life, my dad was very abusive and I was going through a lot of trauma. By the time I was 15, I was homeless and sleeping on a friend’s couch while I struggled to finish high school. As I look back, I now realize I’ve… Read More . . . “Christie Lands a New Job!”

Sarah’s Story

Sarah moved from Fresno to Seattle in 2011 in order to meet her father for the first time. She then secured a job at a salmon cannery in Alaska, and after a couple of months of hard work, returned to Seattle to stay with her father. She lived with him for several years before moving… Read More . . . “Sarah’s Story”

Tiffany’s Story

Tiffany became homeless in 2015 after leaving her husband. With no support network in Tacoma, she came to Seattle to find help. She was staying in a local shelter when she learned of EGH. “When I first came to EGH I was shocked. Everyone was so nice. It wasn’t like any other shelter I had… Read More . . . “Tiffany’s Story”

Mattie is Finally Home

Mattie is quick with a smile and kind word. She has good reason to smile these days as she just moved into her own one bedroom apartment through Seattle’s Senior Housing Program. “My apartment is so nice,” exclaimed Mattie. “I love my bathroom.” Mattie lived most of her life and raised her family in Omaha.… Read More . . . “Mattie is Finally Home”

Emily’s Uphill Climb

My story doesn’t begin with me. I come from a family of addicts. I lost my grandmother and uncle to suicide.  My birth father was an addict and left when I was two.  Fortunately, my mother was able to break the cycle and lived a sober life. She provided much love and guidance, yet the… Read More . . . “Emily’s Uphill Climb”

Annie’s Story

In 2016, I was working at a nursing home that specialized in caring for elderly people with dementia. Then I had to give up my job to take care of my father, who had diabetes.  I had no money after he passed, which led to my homelessness. Not knowing where to stay, I was directed… Read More . . . “Annie’s Story”

Melissa’s Story

I am 46 years old, I am profoundly deaf and I am homeless. I became homeless five months ago; it wasn’t planned but I knew it was going to happen eventually. My roommate was not reliable and even though I paid my portion of the rent, she didn’t pay the landlord. I didn’t know what… Read More . . . “Melissa’s Story”

EGH – the Last Pet Friendly Refuge for Some

“I was ready to give up until I found Elizabeth Gregory Home. My service animal was going to go to the pound and I was going to go walk into the woods…” by Lynne S. My service animal Wigglz means the world to me, but when we first became homeless in 2015 it felt like… Read More . . . “EGH – the Last Pet Friendly Refuge for Some”

Evie’s Story

“EGH is one of the best places to come if you are looking to get back on your feet. A lot of the people here offer a great support system for recovery.”  By Evie L. After my child passed away, I turned to alcohol. I was able to hold on to my job for a… Read More . . . “Evie’s Story”

Why

Elizabeth Gregory Home provides hope and help to hundreds of homeless women in the greater Seattle area each year through our drop-in Day Center, Transitional Housing program and case management services. Elizabeth Gregory Home provides a welcoming and respectful refuge where homeless and at-risk women have access to compassionate care. Read More...

How

Elizabeth Gregory Home provides homeless women with transitional housing, a drop-in day center with a wide range of essential services, and individual care management. Read More...

You

YOU can make a difference in the lives of homeless women. Volunteers and individual donors are the heart of Elizabeth Gregory Home. Without volunteers, we could not help nearly as many women or provide the range of services offered. There are many gratifying ways to get involved at EGH and help women break the cycle of homelessness. Read More...

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