Providing an environment conducive to dignity and independence for our Veterans
These buildings are built or equipped with:
These systems will enable our disabled Veterans to live free from monthly power and water bills.
12-Track Lift System
14-Motion Operated Door
16-Four Foot (4') Tall Refrigerator
17-Four Foot (4') Tall Freezer
21-Adjustable Height Countertops
23-Adjustable Height Wall Cabinets
2-Video Intercom Systems
3-Remote Operated Blinds
4-Remote Operated Windows
5-Intelligent Ceiling Fans
6-Mini-Split HVAC Units
7-Front Load Dryer
8-Front Load Washer
10-Toilet w/Bidet & Dryer
In addition to building housing for our Veterans, we are helping all of our Veterans by creating jobs and assisting them in the process of reintegrating back into society through behavioral and cognitive therapy as well. These buildings are built by Veterans, for Veterans. Veteran owned businesses are the preferred vendors and contractors. Volunteers may also assist in the construction of these buildings.
We are contemplating the creation of Veteran micro-cities in order to reintroduce our Veterans back into society upon arrival from deployment. The statistics of our Veterans ending up in jail are alarming, as of 2013 at least 700,000 of our Veterans are incarcerated. This program would include but not be limited to conveniently located housing, retail, entertainment, in home and/or group cognitive behavioral therapy, etc.
*Our bylaws state that 100% of all donations and grant monies go toward the construction of housing. Absolutely no overhead or salaries are paid from donations or grant monies obtained (unless designated for such use by the donor or grantor). Overhead and salaries are paid out of revenues produced by these buildings in the form of a monthly rent.
This is the energy efficient,acoustically insulating material that these buildings are built with
This is a ballistic test that shows how the material that is used to build these buildings is literally bulletproof
This is a test conducted on the material by The Wind Science and Engineering Research Center, Texas Tech University
Demo Floor Plan
These buildings meet and/or exceed the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by offering:
These systems will enable our disabled Veterans to have the freedom from depending on a caregiver for menial tasks (that many of us take for granted until we no longer may perform them on our own) such as:
It will also enable disabled Veterans to conduct their physical therapy in the privacy of their own homes.
Project: Welcome Home, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit that provides our disabled, homeless, and Veterans that suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) with environmentally friendly, energy efficient, hi-tech housing specifically designed to address their individual needs while, providing an environment conducive to dignity and independence for our Veterans".
Our purpose is to build small apartment buildings for our Veterans and their caregivers. Each building would be four (4) stories tall and is equipped with both stairs and an elevator. There would be two (2) commercial spaces on the ground floor for retail or other commercial use. There is also a bank of solar panels that act as a covered handicapped parking area that accommodates six (6) transport vehicles (one per unit). The first floor is off the ground (as seen in the Exterior Elevation) in order to provide additional security and peace of mind to some of those that suffer from PTSD. The only means of entry into the building shall be via the aforementioned elevator or stairs, which both require a key fob in order to gain access.
Each of the upper floors has two (2) units side-by-side (as seen in the Floor Plan). Each unit is a 1125 square foot two (2) bedroom, two (2) bath unit with kitchen, dining room, living room, and an office/physical therapy area in an open floor plan. All aspects of these units meet and/or exceed the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).