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The Haven Spring Newsletter 2024

Nesletter Spring 2024 A word from the Executive Director This spring has been truly remarkable for The Haven, as we marked our 10th Anniversary on April 15, 2024! Over the past decade, we’ve had the privilege of serving 483 men, providing them with a safe haven and the support to rebuild their lives. As we […]

Guest Testimonial

Testimonial success story The purpose of this letter is to share my experience as a guest of the Haven Men’s Shelter of Manitowoc County, circumstances leading up to my stay as well as my current situation following discharge. Approximately one month prior to the Haven I was admitted to a resident drug rehabilitation program where […]

Manitowoc County Homeless Estimates

Homeless Facts Manitowoc County Homeless Estimates Manitowoc County population (2007): 82,000 Statewide percentage living in poverty (2010):  11.78% (= 9,660 in Manitowoc County) Manitowoc County less than Federal Poverty Level (FPL)*:  6,000 (2010 pop. 2007 FPL) Manitowoc County 100% – 200% FPL**:  10,000 (2010 pop. 2007 FPL) Manitowoc County uninsured:  5,000 (2010 pop. 2007 FPL) Homeless […]

Stigma Vs Fact

Homeless Facts Stigma Vs Fact Stigma:  Homelessness isn’t an issue in my area. Homelessness is primarily in bigger cities. Fact:  There is consistent National and State demographic distribution of homeless persons. Stigma:  The homeless are violent and dangerous drug addicts and sex offenders. Fact:  The homeless are often veterans, single mothers, children, and broken families. […]