Life & Work with Mariah Hayden

View original article Today we’d like to introduce you to Mariah Hayden. She shared a little about her and the work she does at New Life Village below: Mariah joined the New Life Village team in 2016 after being introduced to the charity as a volunteer. Familiar with the effects of childhood trauma from her graduate work and personal […]

‘Intentional housing’: Where seniors find affordability, sense of purpose

By Sally Abrahms Click here to view original article Communities around the country make neighbors of older adults and families needing support When Cynthia Akins-Owens learned last April that her landlord of 12 years was hiking her $1,200 monthly rent by $464 on her Tampa, Fla., apartment, she knew she couldn’t afford it. “I was […]

Foster kids finding joy and camaraderie in music program

Read original article By: Erik Waxler TAMPA, Fla. — At New Life Village, there is music in the air. “It’s a way to express yourself,” said Liliana Brown. And there is hope in every home. This neighborhood provides affordable housing and programs for foster children and their families. “There is no stigma around being raised […]

New Affordable Homes Will Help Children Impacted by Trauma and Foster Care

Read original article here Hillsborough County and partners build one-of-a-kind community in Florida At least 50 children who had been in the foster care system now have a new place to live thanks to a housing project funded in part by Hillsborough County. New Life Village is a residential community for families seeking permanency for […]

New Life Village adds more homes for foster families as it celebrates 10th anniversary

Read original article here TAMPA, Fla. – A Bay Area organization that helps foster children and their families is celebrating a milestone anniversary by increasing its housing capacity. The Broome family is one of 16 that recently moved into New Life Village. It’s a one-of-a-kind safe haven to support families who are raising foster children, […]