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We are building a tiny home village for at-risk young adults.

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We are a homeless
prevention initiative.

We exist to pivot vulnerable young adults, (between the ages of 18-25), who are housing insecure into a state of economic/emotional stability and social connectedness

Integrated Strategies

  1. Safe dignified housing within a small supportive community
  2. Individualized trauma-responsive therapies
  3. Life skills education
  4. Living wage career placement

Help us Welcome Our Residents Home

Your donation will allow us to complete our infrastructure, operations, and programming requirements. So what does this look like? Individuals and corporations who give gifts of $250 or more qualify for Enterprise Zone tax credits.

Our Vision

Working Fusion at Mill Street is a neighborhood community that fortifies motivated young adults to create lives of purpose and sustainable independence.

By providing dignified housing, accessible support services, and an inspiring peer community, Working Fusion becomes a partner in creating a clear path forward for young adults who have experienced economic challenges.

With a deep respect for each person’s inherent worth, potential, and desire for self-sufficiency, Working Fusion offers compassionate guidance, tenacious encouragement, and caring accountability.

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Current Impacts

Residential 
  • Job interview role playing and contact/ placement with prospective employers 
  • Rental Assistance
  • Tutoring services to residents in need of academic assistance
  • Movement from a “survivalist” mindset to a “community awareness” mindset

Environmental/Health/Safety 

  • Reduced crime incidents from everyday to 0 per day. 
  • Reduced carbon dioxide footprint from 168,000 pounds annually, to 36,000 pounds annually. (28,000 Lbs. per 2500 square foot home vs. 2,000 lbs. per tiny home). 
  • Increased the number of residents and amount of night light which increases neighborhood safety.

Financial 

  • Increased the number of affordable housing units within the COS downtown area by 18. 
  • Decreased the amount of taxpayer burden used to support homelessness by: $95,322.66 
  • Actively shifting residents from a tax burden to tax paying citizens.

Arts/Culture/Community 

  • We are a Care and Share Mobile Market partner for our residents and the Mill Street neighborhood coordinating and distributing groceries bi-weekly. 
  • Transformed an alley by developing a wall of murals along the alley located behind the village. This alley was commonly referred to as the “homeless highway”.
  • Created a community space open to the public for concerts, movie nights/poetry slam events.

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