Services delivered in a caring, community setting where all are welcome

The Interactive Resource Center is an innovative day center for people experiencing homelessness or at imminent risk of becoming homeless. Thanks to the hard work of our dedicated staff and the partnership of many individuals and organizations who believe in our mission, the IRC has turned an industrial lot into a vibrant hub of community activity featuring a wide variety of services in one, easy-to-access location. Here, you will find everything from shower facilities to a computer lab, a mail room, classrooms and meeting spaces. Our building is even surrounded by organic, edible gardens that are free for the picking.

This is a safe place to rest, take care of basic needs and access the services and community that make all the difference. Our guests come to the IRC to take a class, do laundry, meet with a case manager or to get their mail. Sometimes they just need to sit in our dayroom and enjoy a conversation. The IRC helps people reconnect with their own lives and with the community at large.

We offer services in three areas.

Integrated Care

A person-centered approach to assistance

Case management
PATH Street Outreach
Medical clinic
Mental health nurse
Referrals

Fundamental Services

Starting with necessities

Showers and hygiene supplies
Laundry
Phone access
Mailing addresses and mailboxes
Replacement IDs
Onsite barbershop
Storage lockers
White Flag winter warming center

Self Sufficiency

Retooling for success

Skilled trade classes
Job skills classes
Resume and jobs application assistance
Interview training
GED classes
Professional clothing vouchers
Financial literacy

A network of support under one roof

One of the most exciting aspects of the Interactive Resource Center is the fact that so many individuals and organizations around the community are a part of the everyday experience. Whether it’s a hair stylist or law firm offering legal services right in-house, our partners make the IRC a truly interactive resource center in which services are brought to our guests. When transportation is a challenge and access seems woefully limited, the IRC brings together a comprehensive community of talented people who not only want to help solve problems, but also to be a part of our guests’ lives.