The Courtyard Pet Lodging & Services

Providing resources for pets of those experiencing homelessness.

About This Initiative

As our city’s beacon of hope for those experiencing homelessness, the Courtyard Homeless Resource Center provides a one-stop sanctuary. For many homeless persons, their pets are lifelines for survival and important companions. Because pets are typically not allowed in shelters, many homeless persons will choose to remain on the street with their pets. To ensure those individuals with pets are welcome and encouraged to seek services at the Courtyard, the Mayor’s Fund is working to fundraise for a variety of essential pet-related services at the Courtyard, including pet kennels, grooming and veterinary services, supplies and more. At the Mayor’s Fund, we believe that compassion should be extended to all living beings.