Open your home to the Homecoming Project
Have you been looking for a way to meaningfully give back? Do you have an extra room in your home? Are you in need of additional income?
Join our growing community of Homecoming hosts who are making a life-altering difference in the lives of those returning home after incarceration! Hosts are community residents in Alameda or Contra Costa County who provide six months of housing in exchange for a daily stipend. You’ll play a truly invaluable role for people rejoining their communities and be an integral part of their success — making them feel welcome and included as they settle home.
The Homecoming Project is a unique model of shared housing designed specifically for those returning home from prison and who are at very low risk of committing another crime. We understand that you may feel apprehensive about this right now. That’s OK! We’d encourage you to learn more about the program and how we’ve made the health and safety of every participant and host a top priority.
What does this mean for you? This means your living situation and lifestyle are taken into careful consideration and we match you with someone who has similar preferences. You’ll have a wide variety of tools at your disposal: a robust orientation period and ongoing training opportunities; a network of peer hosts to share experiences and resources with; and program staff who will coach you along the way and respond quickly to your needs.