Yvonne Finds Connection

Connection is important to Yvonne. She makes soup for neighbors and watches their pets, and she’s a regular in her community’s walking group. She loves to sit on her porch. When Yvonne was in high school, she experienced the onset of schizoaffective disorder, but she didn’t know what her symptoms meant. As her illness progressed, she moved to 11 cities …

Staff Spotlight: Vonda Simmons

Meet Vonda Simmons. She serves as a case manager at Roof Above. In the MeckHOME program, Vonda plays a pivotal role in implementing the shared-housing model, where individuals live with roommates in a structured program aimed at achieving stability and independence. Through case management and partnerships with organizations like Furnish For Good and healthcare providers, Vonda encourages her clients to …