SSVF Veteran from Homeless to Homeowner

“It wasn’t easy, but I was determined,” said Nathan W., sharing his path to homeownership.   This former Army Veteran and Supportive Services for Veteran Families graduate, knows the value of hard work and perseverance.   Nathan grew up in Reading, Pennsylvania and...
New year, new look, new website!

New year, new look, new website!

Last year we began a strategic planning process that changed the way we look at our organization, who we are and where we are going. We took time to look inside ourselves to answer the question: What is the big dream we share for our organization and for the people we...
Homeless Vet Makes No Excuses

Homeless Vet Makes No Excuses

Be honest with yourself and make no excuses. That’s the motto former Air Force intelligence analyst and former homeless Veteran SRA Davis* lives by every day. She credits her military training for shaping her personal accountability philosophy throughout her life. As...
Donor Spotlight: Carole Neag

Donor Spotlight: Carole Neag

How did you get involved with Opportunity House? My late husband Ray and I have been involved for two decades. We were drawn to the organization when we saw what good things were being done to help adults and children in Berks County. Everything Opportunity House does...

Going Out of Our Way for Veterans

Our case managers with Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) go out of their way – literally – to meet homeless vets where they are and offer them the services they need. “When we identify a homeless veteran and verify their veteran status, we offer to...