At Inspirica, success isn't just a number

 It's about changing lives, building a foundation --     and breaking the cycle of homelessness.


94 millioN

The number of people in the United States who live in poverty or near poverty

That's almost 1 out of every 3.



Stamford-Norwalk housing costs

A typical two-bedroom apartment in Stamford costs approximately $2,500/month


$100,000 ($48.08/hour - 4.8x the minimum wage)

The amount a family of four would have to earn to afford such an apartment.

(*based on allocating standard 30% of income towards housing)

Families are the fastest group falling into poverty.
Almost 30% of the people who came to us last year had jobs.



We are one of only a handful of organizations in the nation able to address both the physical aspect of homelessness and its underlying root causes on a single, powerful end-to-end platform.     

  Support Services:           

  • Jumpstart Career Program

    • Jumpstart Vocational Training

    • Jumpstart Education

    • Jumpstart Employment Services

  • Children’s Services

  • Early Childhood & Parenting

  • Housing Placement

  • Job & Housing Retention

  • Healthcare (in partnership with Optimus)


  • Emergency Shelters

  • Transitional Housing

  • Permanent Supportive Housing

  • Deeply Affordable Housing

  • Rapid Rehousing




Our programs are fully integrated and leverage each other. 


                of the clients we placed in permanent housing                       remained housed(and paying rent) a full year later!

We are more than just a homeless shelter. Inspirica seeks to break the cycle of homelessness by providing the programs and services that help our clients achieve -- and maintain -- permanent housing and stability in their lives.

 Click to hear more directly from our clients the impact Inspirica has had on their lives.