Our mission is to reduce Veteran homelessness by providing services and resources to meet basic needs and improve overall quality of life.
Just as we made a commitment to never leave our wounded on the battlefield, we commit to never leave our wounded on the streets.
We respect our band of brothers & sisters. We never compromise integrity. We pursue continuous improvement. Service to community.
Emergency Shelter for Veterans
Founded in 1992 by a group of five Vietnam Veterans, Welcome Home, Inc. is the only homeless shelter in Columbia dedicated to Veterans, providing emergency and transitional living services.
Additional wrap-around services for clients address three main long-term goals: residential stability, increased skill level and/or income and greater self-determination of participants.
By The Numbers
Kaity Roberts, a Columbia native, started her own business called “Saving Soldiers” last summer. Roberts sells paracord survival bracelets to generate revenue and she gives the proceeds to shelters for homeless Veterans. Read more