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Worldwide Staging Services Week 2010

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Our charitable work with a domestic violence shelte.

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Worldwide Staging Services Week 2010

  1. 1. Worldwide Staging Services Week® 2010<br />Seattle Chapter<br />BROADVIEW EMERGENCY SHELTER & TRANSITIONAL HOUSING<br />
  2. 2. Broadview’s Mission<br /> “Tohelp residents cope with the trauma of displacement and abuse, address the issues that led to their homelessness, develop a strong community support system, and find and secure permanent housing. ” <br /><ul><li>Most residents are domestic abuse survivors
  3. 3. 2/3 are children
  4. 4. Each family has their own furnished apartment 24 hrs/365 days
  5. 5. Personal hygiene items
  6. 6. Bus tickets
  7. 7. Emergency food</li></ul>www.solid-ground.org<br />
  8. 8. Broadview: A Safe Haven for Women and Children<br /><ul><li> 24-hour crisis intervention
  9. 9. Advocacy-based counseling
  10. 10. Goal setting and weekly progress meetings
  11. 11. Domestic violence education and support groups
  12. 12. Legal advocacy
  13. 13. Addiction recovery services
  14. 14. Mental health counseling
  15. 15. Access and referrals to healthcare
  16. 16. Resource referrals for education, food, legal services and housing</li></li></ul><li>BEFORE: Smaller Apartment<br /> Each unit is extremely compact. Our supplies make this space look tiny.<br />
  17. 17. Small Apartment – 3 Beds<br />AFTER: The beds are dressed, art hung and space plan improved.<br />BEFORE: The current resident used a single baby blanket for decoration (supplies on floor are ours).<br />
  18. 18. AFTER: Small Apartment<br />We changed the space plan, adding a loveseat and small table with lamp where the changing table used to be.<br />We added linens & charm to create a warm, cozy feel.<br />
  19. 19. A TOTAL TRANSFORMATION<br />The current occupant of this room is a new mother whose baby is still in the hospital. Imagine how she felt when she returned!<br />
  20. 20. Large Apartment: 7 Beds<br />BEFORE: Functional, but cold and uninviting.<br />AFTER: Warm, colorful and homey.<br />Austere environments do little to promote hope and combat the depression that often comes with homelessness.<br />
  21. 21. Large Apartment: 7 Beds<br />BEFORE: The living room is the only separate place for Mom to sleep.<br />Close-up of existing chair.<br />
  22. 22. AFTER: Large Apartment<br />Mom now has a corner of her own out of foot traffic.<br />AFTER: A new space plan andfurniture completely changes this space.<br />
  23. 23. DETAILS<br />PROBLEM: What to do with a dresser that’s missing a drawer?<br />ANSWER: Pair them together with kid-friendly accessories& display toys and art supplies in the open drawers!<br />
  24. 24. DETAILS<br />We used stuff animals, artwork and color to create a happy space.<br />
  25. 25. CHANGE FOR GOOD<br />Leslie Lehn, ASP®, Anita, Cheryl Faust-Wilson, ASP®<br />ANITA, a worker at Broadview (center), began to cry when she saw this room.<br />“I’ve been in here so many times, but I never thought it could look like this. I just can’t get over how much happier and welcoming it feels,” she said.<br />
  26. 26. CHANGE FOR GOOD<br />Simone, the head of the Childrens Program, and Dee, Executive Director, were thrilled with the results.<br />
  27. 27. OUR TEAM<br />Back: Edi Keech, Leslie Lehn, Melanie Warren<br />Front: Patty Bonnell, Ede Bookstein, Cheryl Faust-Wilson<br />
  28. 28. OUR DONORS: THANK YOU!<br />A huge thank-you to <br />The Seattle Quality Rentals Store<br />for donating all of the major furniture piecesfor this transformation<br />Our staging professionals who donated time and merchandise<br />*Patty Bonnell, ASP®<br />* Ede Bookstein, ASPM®<br /> Edi Keech, ASP ®<br />Melanie Warren, ASPM®<br /> Cheryl Faust-Wilson, ASP®<br />Leslie Lehn, ASP®<br />* Current IAHSP Board Member<br />
  29. 29. Staging that Makes a Difference<br />Domestic violence isdevastating.<br />“You’ve made two families who need it – and all of the staff and volunteers here – incredibly happy.”<br />Dee Hillis, Executive DirectorBroadview Emergency Shelter<br />AFTER<br />

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