Homeless Taiwan Association

 

Our Programs

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Self-sufficient Supportive Network

Enable them to Self-sufficient

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OPEN DOORS

Public Communication

Self-sufficient Supportive Network

Build a supportive network for the homeless people and enable them to self-sufficient

Inside the shelter
Inside the shelter

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Wonderful dinner gathering time
Wonderful dinner gathering time

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Inside the shelter
Inside the shelter

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Mid-term Shelter (2014)

26 beds in 3 locations

  • Participatory decision-making

  • 6~12 beds/location, 1 of them is female-only.

  • Includes Taipei’s first female-only location since 2020

  • Individual Goal Setting and Intervention Plan

  • Engage employment service, counseling, and legal aid

  • Bonding activities

  • Former Resident Case Tracking

Supportive Housing (2020)

Friendly accommodations with affordable rent and supporting services to break the cycle of homelessness

Single room
Single room

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This is where I call home
This is where I call home

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Single room
Single room

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A friendly chat
A friendly chat

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Dispatch food and necessities during the pandemic
Dispatch food and necessities during the pandemic

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Dispatch food and necessities during the pandemic
Dispatch food and necessities during the pandemic

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A friendly chat
A friendly chat

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Outreach (2019)

  • Provide food and necessities to the rough sleepers

  • Bridge rough sleepers to medical service, social service, or legal aid

PonPon Shower House (2022)

This is a place where the people in need can refresh themselves after a long day. Besides shower services, we also bridge them to medical or social services 

Refresh,

Get ready,

Tomorrow is another day!

The front desk
The front desk

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Line up to book a time
Line up to book a time

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The front desk
The front desk

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Tool sets sponsored by Milwaukee Tool Taiwan
Tool sets sponsored by Milwaukee Tool Taiwan

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Training program by Milwaukee Tool Taiwan
Training program by Milwaukee Tool Taiwan

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Tool sets sponsored by Milwaukee Tool Taiwan
Tool sets sponsored by Milwaukee Tool Taiwan

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The Newbie Zone Vocational Training Center  (2022)

An artist lives everywhere.

We provide vocational training programs with state-of-the-art tools. Learn a skill, get ready, and regain control.

 

OPEN DOORS

Communicate with the general public to break the stigma 

 

Life Stories of the Homeless in Taiwan (2016)

  • Award winner of Golden Tripod Awards for Publications

  • Award winner of Taipei International Book Exhibition - Nonfiction

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Homeless Experience (2014)

36 hours on the street with an ex-homeless guru

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Hidden Taipei is a Public Communication Program run by Homeless Taiwan Association. Started with a guided walking tour and continue to develop a series of activities. All aim to promote a deeper understanding of the homeless issue among the general public.

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Walking tour guided by the ex-homeless people

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Life-action role-play street game

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Educational materials for tennagers

 

About Us

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In 2011, a group of seasoned social workers founded Homeless Taiwan Association, aiming to exchange best social work practices and theories about poverty and housing problems with organizations from other eastern asian countries such as Japan, South Korea and Hong Kong.

 

In 2014, it began to offer direct services to the homeless via a supportive network consists of shelter, social service, employment service, counseling and legal aid… etc. It also founded some innovative programs promoting public awareness of poverty and homeless issues. All programs are aiming to be the base of the two pillars - “Public Communication” and “Enable them to Self-sufficient”. Homeless Taiwan Association hopes to help build networks and enhance the understanding about poverty. Also empower the disadvantages we served not just be able to be self-sufficient but also willing to voice themselves.

CONTACT US

+886-2-2331-5992

1F., No. 50, Yajiang St.,

Wanhua Dist.,

Taipei City, Taiwan