On Monday, December 5th, UPholdings and Self-Help Enterprises hosted a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for Butterfly Gardens, the first-ever, permanent supportive housing development in Clovis.
Event speakers included County of Fresno Supervisor Nathan Magsig, Clovis Mayor Pro Tem Lynne Ashbeck, Butterfly Gardens resident Precious Madden, and other project supporters and developers.
"It's so beautiful here," said Precious Madden, who was one of the first residents to move into Butterfly Gardens," I take several classes each week offered by Exodus Recovery. They help me with my anxiety, and I feel like we can grow here as a community. My goal is to go back to school to be a medical biller, and to become a peer support advocate to help others."
The 75-unit property is located at 784 W. Holland Ave. It features 24-hour live-in support staff who provide access to job training, mental health services, and work collaboratively with local agencies to ensure a healthy and safe community for residents and neighbors.
Learn more about Butterfly Gardens.