Rebuilding Older Lives by Restoring Independence.

One Life at a Time.



Restored Lives


Renewal House provides transitional housing, case management, counseling and life skills enhancement to older men and women who are homeless or at imminent risk of becoming homeless so they may be empowered to restore their lives.

We Believe…

that homelessness is a resolvable problem, that decent affordable housing is a basic right, and that older men and women,with guidance, have the strength and skill with which to rebuild a successful life.

“The success rates for Renewal House graduates who regain and maintain their independent living status for 18 months or more is over 95%”

Here are some of their stories.


In so many ways, Tim has led a fascinating life – undertaking adventures that few would have had the courage to pursue. He graduated from Dartmouth College, studied at Cornell Medical College and earned a Masters’ degree in Public Health from the University of North...


From the time she was a child, nature was calling Terri. While in high school, she volunteered at summer camp and later became a camp counselor. She was a Girl Scout leader before her daughter was born. Through her scouting experiences, her world expanded. “If it...

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About Renewal House Danbury

At Renewal House we are devoted to rebuilding older lives by restoring independence, one life at a time. We do this by providing transitional housing, case management, counseling support, and life skills enhancement tailored to the unique needs and aspirations of each resident.