Darryl’s Story

  At First Stop, we recognize the importance of a person’s story. Their name, their life, and the specific circumstances that led them to where they are. Darryl is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and Reserves. He was also homeless. ⁠ If you’ve donated a meal or volunteered with First Stop, you’ve probably…

greg's story

Greg’s Story

Meet Greg. Until March of 2022, Greg had been homeless for nearly eight years. But at First Stop, we know that homeless doesn’t mean hopeless and that it takes consistency and trust to help someone back into independent living. Hannah, one of our Case Managers, first met Greg in the summer of 2021. Through regular…

Tom’s Story

The “Why” Behind What We Do Our Day Center provides meals, showers, access to laundry facilities — services to meet the immediate needs of the homeless community. However, the magic of First Stop lies in the strength of our case management program. Our Homeless-to-Housed case managers work diligently with clients, assessing individual barriers and developing…