PRESS RELEASE: MAY 18, 2022
MOUNTAINLAND HOUSING & BRIDGE 21 ANNOUNCE SIGNIFICANT COLLABORATION
Two local non-profits have joined forces to provide much needed housing for the underserved, young- adult members of Park City’s neurodiverse population. The fact that these two non-profits have come together is a wonderful tale of well-timed coincidences.
Pat Matheson, Executive Director of Mountainlands Community Housing Trust, became aware of the need for neurodiverse housing options in 2017by meeting with parents of neurodiverse children at Park City’s renowned National Ability Center, including Liza Howell, Wes Stout, Stephanie Polukoff In early 2020, these and other parents formed a new nonprofit organization called Bridge21, whose goal is to create affordable housing options for neurodiverse adults, whether they be on the autism spectrum, suffering from traumatic brain injuries, or who face other neurodiverse challenges.
Below is a map of the proposed collaborative project: