“Be patient. Even if it seems like things are not moving forward. Things will fall into place eventually,” April wrote on our hand print wall, as she and her baby, Oliver, prepared to leave RYSE for their new home in Haleiwa.

April and Oliver (11 months) were among the first tenants at the new Youth Rapid Rehousing Collaborative in Haleiwa. This partnership between RYSE, ALEA Bridge and Alternative Structures International provides 15 rooms in three houses for homeless youth ages 18-24 or homeless families with minor children. It was a thrill to watch April and Oliver settle into their new home.