Author Archives: Andrea Wilkerson

Employment and Volunteer Opportunities

Are you interested in getting involved with a passionate and dedicated team working to end homelessness in our community? Avalon is currently accepting employment applications and volunteer orientation reservations for our Winter 2017 programming. Volunteer with our After School Program Avalon’s After School Program needs just 1.5 hours of your time per week to help make a […]

Thankful for Strong Community Support

We are so thankful for the amazing outpouring of community support around Giving Tuesday this year. Your support of Avalon Housing makes our work possible. With your help, Avalon provides affordable housing and comprehensive support services for members of our community who struggle with homelessness and physical and behavioral health problems. In 2016, Avalon has welcomed […]

Avalon’s Aubrey Patino talks with Michigan Radio

Avalon’s Associate Director of Services, Aubrey Patino, talks with Michigan Radio about Avalon’s role in the FUSE (Frequent Users Systems Engagement) Initiative.  She also explains our housing-first approach. In Aubrey’s words, housing-first “treats housing as a basic human right, not a reward for clinical success” to support those who frequently utilize emergency health systems, are homeless and have […]

Home for Good Harvest Dinner

Thank you to all of the wonderful Avalon supporters who came out and supported the Home for Good Harvest Dinner this year. We had an amazing time hearing from the Youth Leadership Program, sharing a delicious meal, and celebrating the community’s work to end homelessness!