Cape Haven, Inc. would like to thank oral surgeon Dr. Joseph Finelli and cosmetic dentist Dr. Robert Dietz for their donation of extensive professional services; the results of their work have been life transforming for James Williamson.

Watch the award-winning video produced by Kevin Rivoli of James's circumstances while living on the streets in Syracuse, NY:

James after receiving ten months of housing plus medical, dental, and rehabilitation services coordinated by Dr. Mary McLaughlin.

Innovations toward housing stability

Cape Haven,


Our mission is to develop housing for homeless, disabled and very low income individuals and their families while coordinating supportive health care, legal and social services options in order to maintain housing stability.

Reagan's Corner

Mary McLaughlin, PhD, Executive Director of Cape Haven Inc., is writing about her research into chronic homelessness in a book scheduled for publication in 2017. Visit her ongoing blog here.

James after three decades of homelessness in Syracuse, NY.

a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation

Homelessness Research

November 17, 2017
A new fundraising initiative and an abundance of generous support will allow Cape Haven to remain strong in light of the upcoming winter season. 

May 28, 2017​​

Cape Haven remembers Memorial Day, 2012, when the young girl who drove the creation of our affiliated gift distribution project, Mimi's Guys, sold homemade rubber band bracelets to benefit homeless people.