After living in a one-bedroom apartment on the third floor for several years, Jaimie Drawbridge wanted a home of her own with plenty of space for guests to stay and for her fur-babies, Martin and Sienna, to play.
Each day the residents of the Forest Village Estates gather in the development’s club house for spirited card games, potluck dinners and parties. Resident Association president Faye Sherrill calls the club house the heart of the community.
For individuals who face homelessness or who battle serious mental illnesses, finding a safe place to live can be difficult. Mental Health Association Oklahoma operates the 40-unit Altamont Apartments in Tulsa as an option for residents facing these challenges.
With a job he loves and an apartment to call his own, the future looks bright for Demarco Davis. Living in foster care and youth shelters as a child, his childhood was far from typical. Demarco said home was always where his heart was.