Greater Des Moines Supportive Housing Announces FSPA Grant Award

November 30, 2022

Greater Des Moines Supportive Housing (GDMSH) is extremely pleased to announce that we have been awarded a $300,000 Seeding a Legacy of Healing Grant…

November Update

November 10, 2022

Dearest Friends of Greater Des Moines Supportive Housing, Hello again! I’m excited to update you on what’s been happening behind the scenes these last…

Update on the Valley West Inn site

September 1, 2022

We wanted you to hear this news directly from us! At this time, Greater Des Moines Supportive Housing has decided to step away from…

Greater Des Moines Supportive Housing Will Change the Landscape of Affordable Housing in Central Iowa

June 23, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Information:Emily Osweiler, MSW, CEO Greater Des Moines Supportive Kit WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, June 23, 2022 – Central Iowa…

A new vision for affordable supportive housing

February 22, 2022

“Dream big, start small. But most of all, start.” – Simon Sinek In the Fall of 2021, Emily Osweiler, Carol Luth, and Sarah Wigen…


One day his neighbors noticed that he hadn’t been out and about

February 21, 2022

Fitz lived in a tent for 17 years. Everyone knew him. He was always the life of the party. He had found all of the ways…


When she was gone, everything was gone

February 21, 2022

Gary wasn’t someone you would expect to see in this place. He had two master’s degrees, children and grandchildren, no criminal history, and a…


She struggled in a cycle of physical abuse, gaslighting, and mental abuse

February 21, 2022

Twyla was a homemaker, living with the love of her life until love turned into years of loneliness, pain, and fear. She and her partner…


She had to choose between her medications or food

February 21, 2022

Living on a monthly income of $774 in a low-income apartment which cost $650 per month meant that Mariana had $124 left each month…