Internationally recognized architecture firm designs center for homeless community in Fort Lauderdale
Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe & Associates, Inc. (NBWW) proudly announced today its partnership with HOPE South Florida, a non-profit organization that provides crisis and rapid re-housing assistance to homeless families and individuals. Through this collaboration, NBWW will design an all-inclusive family center in Fort Lauderdale, which will offer counseling, health screening, child care, crisis housing and rapid re-housing solutions for homeless families in need. The center is scheduled for completion in spring 2018.
“We are honored to partner with HOPE South Florida on this very worthy and important cause for the Fort Lauderdale community,” said Bruce Brosch, partner at NBWW. “This new center will provide necessary aid and a safe place for families in crisis as we further HOPE South Florida’s mission of transformation in the lives of the homeless and hurting.”
Operating since 1995, HOPE South Florida is a Christian-based organization that offers support services to thousands of homeless families, veterans and individuals. Originally named The Shepherd’s Way, which was founded by Fred Scarbrough, the organization hosted its first family on Thanksgiving Day in 1995 utilizing rooms at various hotels paid by volunteers. Today, HOPE South Florida has partnerships with more than 50 local churches and is furthering its mission of building hope, housing and community in Fort Lauderdale.
“At HOPE South Florida, we strive to offer the homeless a safe haven with housing and counseling solutions to get individuals back on their feet,” said Ted Greer, Executive Director at HOPE South Florida.”Through our partnership with NBWW and the Fort Lauderdale community, we have the unique opportunity to realize our vision for a multi-purpose center that families in crisis can rely on for safety and support.”