W.C. Atkinson's mission is to enhance neighborhood revitalization by providing community resources, referrals and housing for lower income families, and shelter for homeless men in the greater Coatesville, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. area; and to promote a healthy lifestyle through education, prevention, supportive, and cultural services.
If you were to tell me 3 years ago that I would be homeless I would have laughed and told you that would be impossible. I was affluent. I lived in an beautiful home and drove wonderful cars. Then I became deathly ill. I was hospitalized and couldn't work. I lost my medical insurance and ended up having to sell off my assets to pay my medical expenses. And yes I became homeless. I lived in my car... View More..
I initially came to Atkinson in June of 2013 after continued legal issues with Chester County left my personal/business assets frozen. After moving to the shelter I was able to establish a new starting point as I could not get the appropriate attention to my concerns with Chester County. Atkinson enabled me the time to gather my thoughts, both legally and professionally, to position myself for a... View More..
“Thanks to the Atkinson Men’s Shelter staff and administration, I am now proud to say that I am currently working two jobs, I own a car for which I paid cash outright, I have my own apartment, and [I] am raising a kitten named Katie (alias). I also now have the hope of regaining custody of my son …ending his involvement in the foster care system.” “Thank you…for offering me a place... View More..
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