Endeavors ready to reopen Reveille Retreat to homeless mothers and their children – VIDEO.
Spectrum News | Nov. 15, 2017
For over two years, the Jubilee House for homeless female veterans has sat empty in Fayetteville.
After the former owner fell victim to ongoing financial trouble, the state awarded the property to a new non-profit, Family Endeavors.
Now, the new owners want to make this house a haven for the homeless once again.
The Reveille Retreat will be a transitional home for eight veteran mothers and their children. There is room for 24 people inside the home.
Tammi Woodard with Family Endeavors says these families will be getting much more than just a roof over their heads.
“They’ll be able to move-in with their families and start having supportive services, either through education, getting a job, getting their kids in school, and if they have any mental health issues, we can get them help,” Woodard said.
According to Cumberland County statistics, women make up 43 percent of the homeless population and nine percent are veterans.
The Reveille Retreat is hoping to move its first family in by January.