Crisis Ministries Breaks Ground on LEED-Seeking Facility

McMillan Pazdan Smith | September 21, 2011

It’s hard to find a window at Crisis Ministries’ current building on Meeting Street, but that’s all about to change for this 27-year-old nonprofit. On Oct. 18, Crisis Ministries will break ground on a new energy-effecient facility.

Like the majority of shelters around the nation, Crisis Ministries operates out of a donated warehouse space, transformed to house a commercial kitchen, group bathrooms, and a medical clinic. “Every space is multipurpose and not necessarily in a good way,” explains CEO Stacey Denaux. “This building was old to begin with, and it’s been heavily used. It’s sort of worn itself out.”

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