Recovery TV: Executive Director Vanessa Volz joins host John J. Tassoni Jr. on “The Voice of Hope.”

During the segment, Executive Director, Vanessa Volz, speaks about the growth of Sojourner House and the necessity of supportive services for survivors. Volz and Tassoni discuss the agency’s expanding human trafficking program, youth advocacy services, and housing development work; all while underscoring the need for additional funding to meet the growing demand for Sojourner House…

Providence Journal: Rhode Island homeless programs get $11M in federal grants. Here’s where it’s going.

Providence Journal: Rhode Island homeless programs get $11M in federal grants. Here’s where it’s going.

Sojourner House receives additional funding for its rapid rehousing program through Rhode Island’s “Continuum of Care” grants, which are designed to promote community wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness

Press Release: Sojourner House Launches Capital Campaign & Announces $225,000 Champlin Foundation Challenge Grant to Fund its Westminster Street Program Space.

Sojourner House is pleased to announce the public phase of its $1.5M Capital Campaign to pay off the mortgage on its 1570 Westminster Street property in the West End of Providence, pay for needed repairs, and create an operating reserve fund for future building expenses. The new property, purchased in 2022, now houses the agency’s…

Op Ed from Executive Director Vanessa Volz: Human Trafficking is Here, Too

Vanessa Volz, Sojourner House Executive Director, wrote the following Op Ed for the Providence Journal: Imagine you’ve moved to the United States by yourself, far from home and far from family. You’ve arrived without documentation, so obtaining employment isdifficult, and without employment there’s no money for food and no security deposit for housing. You’re at…

Five Questions with Sojo Ambassador Sara Kleiman

Five Questions with Sojo Ambassador Sara Kleiman

Every person is entitled to be safe and free from domestic and sexual violence. Sojourner House provides invaluable services to the community, which are of even more importance during the pandemic. – Sara Kleiman Why do you support Sojourner House? I support Sojourner House because I fully believe in their mission. Every person is entitled to…

Options RI Magazine: Services for LGBTQ+ Survivors of Domestic Abuse Enhanced During Covid

Kassie Hawkins, Sojourner House Manager of LGBTQ+ Programs, wrote the following for Options RI Magazine: COVID has been difficult for everyone, but especially LGBTQ+ victims of abuse, many of whom were forced to shelter in places with abusive and unaffirming partners or parents. On top of already existing barriers such as fear of being outed,…