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,


Mary McLaughlin, PhD, Executive Director of Cape Haven Inc., is writing about her research into chronic homelessness in a book scheduled for publication in 2020. 

Visit her new blog here.

James after three decades of homelessness in Syracuse, NY.

February 10, 2019
Dr. Mary has been conducting Zoom interviews with public figures to examine the intersection of the current pandemic and chronic homelessness. 

January 4, 2020
Recently, I wrote a short story about two young girls living under the Manhattan Bridge. Read the piece, inspired by the work of Cape Haven, Inc., here.

March 10, 2019
A new member of Cape Haven, Inc.'s Board of Advisors, JL Faverio, has been donating time and skills to improving our websites and outreach.‚Äč

Homelessness Research

Reagan's Corner

Our organization's mission is to facilitate the development of supportive housing for homeless and disabled individuals.  Services include the development of individualized health care, legal, rehabilitation and social services plans in order to maintain housing stability.

a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation