Video: Housing First residents talk about life at Forget-Me-Not Manor

Residents and staff share stories.

Residents of Juneau Housing First Collaborative’s Forget-Me-Not Manor, speak about the positive impact the home has made in their lives. It is the two-year anniversary of the project that provides housing and support services to chronically homeless adults who have struggled with alcohol and are high utilizers of emergency services within the City and Borough of Juneau.

Phase II to build another 32 apartments is currently underway and will open late next year.

William Brown, a resident of Juneau Housing First Collaborative’s Forget-Me-Not Manor, talks about the postive impacts the home had made on his life on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. It is the two-year anniversary of the project that provides housing and support services to chronically homeless adults who have struggled with alcohol and are high utilizers of emergency services within the City and Borough of Juneau. Phase II to build another 32 apartments is currently underway and will open late next year. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

William Brown, a resident of Juneau Housing First Collaborative’s Forget-Me-Not Manor, talks about the postive impacts the home had made on his life on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. It is the two-year anniversary of the project that provides housing and support services to chronically homeless adults who have struggled with alcohol and are high utilizers of emergency services within the City and Borough of Juneau. Phase II to build another 32 apartments is currently underway and will open late next year. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Greg Brannan, a resident of Juneau Housing First Collaborative’s Forget-Me-Not Manor, speaks about the positive impacts the home had made on his life on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. It is the two-year anniversary of the project that provides housing and support services to chronically homeless adults who have struggled with alcohol and are high utilizers of emergency services within the City and Borough of Juneau. Phase II to build another 32 apartments is currently underway and will open late next year. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Greg Brannan, a resident of Juneau Housing First Collaborative’s Forget-Me-Not Manor, speaks about the positive impacts the home had made on his life on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. It is the two-year anniversary of the project that provides housing and support services to chronically homeless adults who have struggled with alcohol and are high utilizers of emergency services within the City and Borough of Juneau. Phase II to build another 32 apartments is currently underway and will open late next year. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Elizabeth Gray, a resident of Juneau Housing First Collaborative’s Forget-Me-Not Manor, speaks about the positive impacts the home had made on her life on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. It is the two-year anniversary of the project that provides housing and support services to chronically homeless adults who have struggled with alcohol and are high utilizers of emergency services within the City and Borough of Juneau. Phase II to build another 32 apartments is currently underway and will open late next year. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Elizabeth Gray, a resident of Juneau Housing First Collaborative’s Forget-Me-Not Manor, speaks about the positive impacts the home had made on her life on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. It is the two-year anniversary of the project that provides housing and support services to chronically homeless adults who have struggled with alcohol and are high utilizers of emergency services within the City and Borough of Juneau. Phase II to build another 32 apartments is currently underway and will open late next year. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Dacia Davis, program manager for Juneau Housing First Collaborative’s Forget-Me-Not Manor, gives a tour of the facility on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. It is the two-year anniversary of the project that provides housing and support services to chronically homeless adults who have struggled with alcohol and are high utilizers of emergency services within the City and Borough of Juneau. Phase II to build another 32 apartments is currently underway and will open late next year. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Dacia Davis, program manager for Juneau Housing First Collaborative’s Forget-Me-Not Manor, gives a tour of the facility on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. It is the two-year anniversary of the project that provides housing and support services to chronically homeless adults who have struggled with alcohol and are high utilizers of emergency services within the City and Borough of Juneau. Phase II to build another 32 apartments is currently underway and will open late next year. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)


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