Updates on our activities and progress.
Published on February 14, 2022 by Michelle Joseph
Paul and Melissa need help beyond just me having them in a hotel. Their case manager has been dropping the ball in regards to their housing. The case manager has been sick off and on for 2 weeks. Its been a hurry up and wait game. We knew i...
Progress being made
Published on February 4, 2022 by Michelle Joseph
Recently, I was reminded that we can't judge how we are doing by looking for the finish line. Working in social services it's not about a completed job. Its about celebrating small accomplishments along the way. We've experienced some heart...
End of the Year Update - Hillary Harris
Published on December 31, 2021 by Hillary Harris
We are very close to starting working with the program HMIS (Homeless Management Information System). This is what I will be heading and admin of. This system is used by all the social service agencies in town and will allow us to print Ser...
Still need more money
Published on December 8, 2021 by Michelle Joseph
It's coming to the end of the year and I'm looking at the budget. I'm honestly a bit stressed out. I have two couples and two singes in the Studio 6 Extended Stay. Each room is about $1,200 a month. Currently, everyone is paid up till the e...
Managing the money
Published on November 2, 2021 by Michelle Joseph
It's not easy trying to navigate spending money. I'm trying to be cautious, careful, and conservative. What helps is that I am in relationship with about 20 plus people. My sidekick Hillary has been assessing their individual needs. The mos...
10/4/21 - Updates from Michelle's Sidekick on the Paper Side
Published on October 6, 2021 by Hillary Harris
Hello all! I'm Hillary, a social work student at Texas State who also works at The Sobering Center helping people stay out of jail and get into drug & alcohol treatment. As far as Drive by Howdy, I work on getting people their IDs, food...
Published on September 25, 2021 by Michelle Joseph
This past week was a bit rough emotionally and physically. But it was also very fulfilling. DBH managed to help Michelle M. move into her new apartment. We provided some basic necessities since it was already furnished. We also made sure sh...
Supporting those that are unhoused
Published on September 22, 2021 by Michelle Joseph
Drive by Howdy was approached by Paul and his wife to give them support. He has a terminal heart disease. Currently, we have been able to move them into a hotel room that has a kitchenette. We specifically wanted them to have that kind of r...