Torch Blog2023-12-07T18:39:56+00:00

From Hotels to Housing First: TORCH Has Grown Throughout the Years

January 9th, 2024|TORCH History|

When Tennessee Out-Reach Center for Homeless (TORCH) Founder Sheila Michel looked around Anderson County in 2012, she saw that many of the county’s homeless had to go to Knox County to get substantial help, and she knew she had to step in. So, she opened what was then known as [...]

TORCH lights the way toward housing homeless families in Anderson County

August 29th, 2023|TORCH News|

Oak Ridge, Tennessee homeless assistance group wants to share their model with other communities as a solution to the challenges housing advocates face Tennessee Out-Reach Center for Homeless (TORCH) shares its unique approach to quickly getting homeless families off the street with other communities that face similar housing challenges. [...]

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