Fostering collaboration with local community partners to address housing insecurity.
Lumien Apartments in Durango stand as a shining example of the transformative impact that Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) can have on the lives of individuals experiencing housing instability and homelessness. The Community Investment Alliance is honored to be on-site, actively engaged in providing an array of services to the residents of these PSH units. The core of PSH is about creating a supportive and nurturing environment where individuals can rebuild their lives. The alliance is deeply committed to ensuring that Lumien Apartments offer more than just a roof over one’s head—it’s a place where the community thrives, and individuals are empowered to reach their full potential.
Our services at Lumien Apartments extend beyond traditional housing provisions. We offer an array of programs that contribute to the holistic well-being of residents. These include yoga and meditation sessions that promote mental and emotional health, educational opportunities that enable skill-building and personal growth, community gatherings that foster a sense of belonging and support, and gardening initiatives that encourage connection with the environment and the joy of nurturing living things. Furthermore, we organize concerts and cultural events that not only entertain but also provide a sense of celebration and togetherness. The Community Investment Alliance’s dedication to enhancing the quality of life for Lumien Apartments residents is rooted in our belief that everyone deserves not only a place to live but also the opportunity to thrive, connect with their community, and live a fulfilling life.
The Community Investment Alliance is unwavering in its commitment to providing culturally sensitive services to the residents of Lumien Apartments. We recognize the diverse backgrounds and experiences of our community members, and our services are intentionally designed to honor and respect these unique identities. Moreover, our approach is deeply rooted in trauma-informed best practices, acknowledging that many individuals seeking Permanent Supportive Housing have endured profound challenges and adversities. By infusing trauma-informed principles into our services, we prioritize a safe and empathetic environment that acknowledges and responds to the trauma that many residents have experienced. This approach ensures that our support is not only effective but also healing, fostering resilience and growth among those we serve. We firmly believe that by offering culturally sensitive and trauma-informed services, we can truly empower the residents of Lumien Apartments to thrive and build brighter, more hopeful futures.