Huschka House is a supportive, transitional living program for young adults at-risk for homelessness.
320 Highland Ave, Johnson City, TN
Yes, we gained this status in January 2020. You can confirm our status at https://www.irs.gov/charities-non-profits/tax-exempt-organization-search-bulk-data-downloads
Yes, we were registered as a non-profit in July 2019 and received our charitable solicitation approval in March 2020. Status can be confirmed at https://tnsos.org/charitable/CharitableOrgReports.php
The mission of Huschka House is to provide homeless young adults in Northeast Tennessee with a safe living environment, affordable housing, and supportive services in order to ensure lifelong stability and success. Huschka House promotes equality and acceptance for all young adults.
We are the only program in Northeast Tennessee that offers affordable housing as well as other support services to 18-21 year-olds at risk for homelessness.
Youth may be referred by an agency or may self-refer.
Yes. How much? Residents pay 25% of their gross income.
As a volunteer-run program, we do not have on-sight case management, etc. services but we do have a community partnerships with Youth Villages for LifeSet Services and strongly encourage all residents to take advantage of this opportunity for support. Lifeset services include pursuing the following goals:
No. There is no on-site supervision. However, regular unannounced visits take place, both during daytime and nighttime hours.
As this is our first year, we are working with a proposed/anticipated budget of $25,000 per house.
Huschka House is funded entirely by donations and rent paid by residents (25% of their gross income).
All donations go to operating costs of the house (utilities, mortgage, taxes, website, repairs, etc.).
You can donate by credit card or PayPal through our website (www.HuschkaHouse.org) or by sending a check to Huschka House Inc., PO Box 774, Johnson City, TN 37605
a. Direct service to youth: mentoring, life skills (e.g., cooking, shopping, budgeting).
b. Indirect service: fundraising, newsletter
c. Contact Donna Cherry: 423-213-9393 or firstname.lastname@example.org