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“Together we are beginning a good life”
T
he American Indian Community Housing Organization (AICHO), purchased the historic YWCA building in downtown Duluth in June 2008. Through a major renovation, 29 units of permanent supportive housing for families and Duluth’s first Urban Indian Center was developed.

The 29 housing units consist of four efficiency, five 1-bedroom, eleven 2-bedroom, and nine 3-bedroom homes. The units target those individuals and families who are homeless or who are precariously housed and at or below 50% of the AMI.

Specifically:

• 75% of the units serve families with children

• 5 units target survivors of domestic violence leaving emergency  shelters who would otherwise face homelessness or return to an abusive relationship

• 15 units serve long term homeless families and individuals

• 6 units will target elders or aged persons.

A variety of supportive services are  offered to the residents living at Gimaajii; however, participation in those services will not be a requirement of housing. Services offered will include case management, job training, domestic violence support groups, and access to medical advocacy.

Gimaajii’s supporters include:


 

 

 
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