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

FAMILY CARECENTER: Monique's Story

On a summer night in 2017, in a dark McDonalds parking lot, nearly empty while the fast food hotspot is closed, there sits one, small car. Inside the car are three people: Monique Lewis, Micah Lewis, and Monet Lewis. Micah and Monet are Monique’s two young kids. That night, the three of them don’t have a place to sleep, Monique’s car is their only option for shelter. So, the three of them pile in, drive to the empty McDonald’s parking lot, and do their best to sleep in the car before the kids g...
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FAMILY CARECENTER: Jennie's Story

FAMILY CARECENTER: Jennie's Story

For much of her life, Jennie Galindo has been on the move, running away from one thing or another. As a teenager, Galindo looked for ways to escape the sexual abuse she says she suffered at the hands of a close relative, years of assault compounded by the pain of not being believed once she told someone. She thought she found it in drugs and partying. She ended up with an addiction to methamphetamine that she fought off and on for 20 years. Her relationships with men have been rocky. She gave...
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ESSENTIALS DIAPER DRIVE: Bank of America serving as a proud HomeAid sponsor

ESSENTIALS DIAPER DRIVE: TownPlace Suites by Marriott is a proud diaper collector

Joseph Comage is very familiar with the cost of having kids. How? Because he’s father to his adorable eight-year-old daughter Jasmine. “I’m a single father and I completely understand the cost of Pampers so I thought I could do something to possibly help out.” That understanding is what led Comage to host a diaper drive for Essentials 2019 at his hotel. He’s the Manager of the TownPlace Suites by Marriott in Anaheim - one of the 126 locations that’s hosted a diaper drive in 2019. That was the ...
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