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Every Family Deserves a Home!

Hawthorn Hill’s mission is to establish and operate housing programs for homeless families with children that help them obtain permanent housing and to provide services to help families achieve economic self-sufficiency.

Hawthorn Hill, Keeping Families Together

family works toward financial successThe Dixon family, De’Anthony, Jessica and kids, are proof that hard work, determination and wanting the best for your family will pay off eventually, despite what life throws at you.

Every Family Deserves a Home!

Hawthorn Hill’s mission is to establish and operate housing programs for homeless families with children that help them obtain permanent housing and to provide services to help families achieve economic self-sufficiency.

What our families say

“I feel I accomplish some of my goals every single day. One of my goals for the future is to be responsible and secure enough to have my own home by the time I have to leave here. I’ve been saving money and learning something new each and every day.” —The Home Connection family

With your help, we can offer more case management and assistance to homeless families in need. Get Involved Now

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New Directions Shelter

New Directions Shelter
The New Directions Shelter provides shelter and services for approximately 105 to 130 homeless families with children every year.

Home Connection Family

The Home Connection
Families enter this supportive housing program homeless, but leave with the necessary education and job skills to be financially independent.

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A Strengthened Partnership

The Management Services Organization (MSO) binding Hawthorn Hill and Bidwell Riverside Center into a mutually beneficial long-term partnership is now in place.  View Details

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