A path to self-reliance for single young mothers

Darlene Bakke is the Executive Director of Borromeo Housing (BHI) in Arlington, VA.  BHI’s mission is to help homeless young mothers become self-reliant in the community through a unique and proven approach focused on education, transitional housing, and child development. Since its inception in 1998, BHI has helped nearly 1,000 young women and their babies, with over 90% of the program’s graduates living independently.