Between 6 and 8 million individuals affected by intellectual and developmental differences and disabilities live in the US. Like every American, all want meaningful relationships, rewarding activity and places of purpose and value within our our communities. That's why we're BUILDING OHANA, a diverse, inclusive and intergenerational community of intentional neighboring where...
our homes are attainable, secure and welcoming places,
our neighbors know and help one another as "ohana" friends, and
our neighborhood is a bridge of hospitality and service into the wider community.
Why not join us?
The Hawaian word for family...including and beyond those people we are related to by blood and ancestry. These are the people who help us to be your very best self.
In Ohana Village, these people will be our neighbors, our friends—the ones we see daily, talk to, share life with.
They will be be the ones we help and who will help us when caring friendship is most needed.
Ohana will be an old fashioned neighborhood revitalized and made new to meet today's challenging issues.
AN OHANA Must Read!
BUILDING OHANA is working on a new website...one that will share with you our progress and our plans to build a diverse, inclusive and intergenerational community of intentional neighboring, a community to meet the significant challenges of our time. All in the context of home and neighborhood. All in the context of relationships. Look for our new site at the end of June — same URL. In the meantime, enjoy your visit to buildingohana.org.