HomeAid Orange County

Emmanuel House

Overview

Shelter Emmanuel 02
  • 21

    beds
  • 252

    people served
  • Purpose

    Improved health
    Improved self-sufficiency
    Improved life skills

Mercy House operates Emmanuel House to serve homeless individuals suffering from HIV/AIDS. Homeless individuals suffering from HIV/AIDs are oftenly ostracized from communities because of a misperception that the diseases are easily transmitted. Therefore, individuals have no other place to go. Mercy House requires sobriety and coaching toward rebuilding productive and healthy living opportunities.

People suffering from HIV/AIDs are often ostracized from communities because of a misperception that the diseases are easily transmitted.

HomeAid's Role

01 Emmanuel House Exterior

HomeAid's role as the developer of Emmanuel House was to work directly with the builder and service provider until this project was completed. This involved each phase of development from land acquisition, to funding, to design, to entitlements, to construction, to interior design and landscaping.

02 Emmanuel House Exterior

HomeAid's role as the developer of Emmanuel House was to work directly with the builder and service provider until this project was completed. This involved each phase of development from land acquisition, to funding, to design, to entitlements, to construction, to interior design and landscaping.

03 Emmanuel House Framing

HomeAid's role as the developer of Emmanuel House was to work directly with the builder and service provider until this project was completed. This involved each phase of development from land acquisition, to funding, to design, to entitlements, to construction, to interior design and landscaping.

04 Emmanuel House Ribbon

HomeAid's role as the developer of Emmanuel House was to work directly with the builder and service provider until this project was completed. This involved each phase of development from land acquisition, to funding, to design, to entitlements, to construction, to interior design and landscaping.

05 Emmanuel House Patio

HomeAid's role as the developer of Emmanuel House was to work directly with the builder and service provider until this project was completed. This involved each phase of development from land acquisition, to funding, to design, to entitlements, to construction, to interior design and landscaping.

06 Emmanuel House Family Room

HomeAid's role as the developer of Emmanuel House was to work directly with the builder and service provider until this project was completed. This involved each phase of development from land acquisition, to funding, to design, to entitlements, to construction, to interior design and landscaping.

07 Emmanuel House Fireplace

HomeAid's role as the developer of Emmanuel House was to work directly with the builder and service provider until this project was completed. This involved each phase of development from land acquisition, to funding, to design, to entitlements, to construction, to interior design and landscaping.

Development Team

Success Stories

An Opportunity to End Homelessness

As Chief Development Officer of HomeAid Orange County and having been part of this organization for almost 22 years, I absolutely love what we do. I am passionate about HomeAid’s mission because of the holistic approach we take to ending homelessness, from developing housing to creating community awareness to providing resources for those who are experiencing homelessness. Addressing homelessness from these various angles enables people to move from the streets to self-sufficiency. "HomeAid Ora...
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Rebuilding Families

Rebuilding Families

As a parent, you are constantly worrying about how to protect and provide for your children, often putting their life and needs above your own. All you want is the best for them. But what if you were struggling to meet even the most basic needs for your family? This is the disposition of families who are experiencing homelessness. Every year, thousands of families experience homelessness in Orange County and their first question is, “Where will my children and I go?” To help answer that questio...
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A Fighting Chance

Homelessness: A Veteran's Strategy

I am an Orange County resident who is very fortunate to have a supportive family and a great career. I served eight years and four deployments in the U.S. Marine Corps. I was able to escape homelessness in my youth and had challenges as a military veteran, but I was able to persevere. Early on in my life, my parents suffered from drug addiction and it negatively impacted my childhood. I would spend as much time as possible with my grandfather to ease the impacts from my parents’ drug use. My ...
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