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)....
EGH to Launch Job Readiness Program

EGH to Launch Job Readiness Program

We are excited to launch our new Job Readiness Program soon!  We anticipate starting this summer with women living in the Transitional House and adding a class for Day Center clients in the fall.  The Program will be divided into three separate modules: The first...
Taking Stock: Celebrating Successes

Taking Stock: Celebrating Successes

At times, I find myself getting discouraged when reading statistics concerning homelessness, such as the growing numbers of people without homes compounded by the decrease in affordable housing throughout our region. What I find helpful in fostering optimism and hope...
What’s Next

What’s Next

There has certainly been no shortage of change at EGH over the past year, and I’m excited to share plans around what’s next. But first I want to highlight what is, or has been. A year has gone by since our Day Center expansion was completed. In that span of time, new...
EGH Meal Program – A Productive Partnership with Food Lifeline

EGH Meal Program – A Productive Partnership with Food Lifeline

As you enter Elizabeth Gregory Home’s Day Center in the morning, you are often greeted by the smell of biscuits hot from the oven. A hot protein-dense breakfast is already on the table as women file into our kitchen and dining area to eat after a night in a shelter....
EGH Launches Sleeping Program!

EGH Launches Sleeping Program!

Being homeless can be grueling. Imagine trying to get a good night’s sleep in a night shelter with as many as twenty-five strangers sleeping somewhere between a few feet to a few inches away from you. You have to worry about the safety of your personal belongings, as...

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