Sandra

Sandra

Sandra lives in a CASA community built especially for veterans who have experienced homelessness and are living with disabilities.  She has lived in her CASA apartment since 2015.  In those five years, she’s never experienced anything quite like 2020. “The hardest...
“My Own Place”

“My Own Place”

Gerry found CASA online after she lost her job and her apartment and moved in with family.  “I lost everything I had,” she remembers.  “I was in a bad situation.”  She’s lived in her CASA apartment for a year and a half – and it...
“Feels Like Home”

“Feels Like Home”

Manny, Cristina, and Jasmine are originally from Queens, NY.  They moved to North Carolina to live with Cristina’s family, but they had to leave when Manny started experiencing some mental health concerns.  He was hospitalized for a time and when they were...
Pamela

Pamela

When Pamela’s mom got sick, her world fell apart.  “She was my best friend,” Pamela says.  Her mother battled cancer for over two years.  Pamela left her full time job and moved to North Carolina to care of her. “When she died,” Pamela says, “I didn’t realize how much...
A Reason for Living

A Reason for Living

Bill moved into his CASA apartment as soon as construction was completed and the complex opened. “I love it here,” he says. “We take care of each other.” Bill’s path to CASA was a difficult one. “I used to live in a house, owned my own business, and lost everything,”...