Helena Realtors Anita and Jay Sherley are one of the winners of the National Association of Realtors Good Neighbor Awards, making them the first from the Treasure State to receive the honor.
The Sherleys, who are with Big Sky Brokers, provide stable housing and mentoring to at-risk young men and women recently released from jail or too old for foster care, those typically at higher risk of homelessness.
Helena Realtors Anita and Jay Sherley.
In the 16 years since they founded Life Houses Inc., they have helped more than 200 at-risk young adults between the ages of 18-25 build life skills to transition to productive, goal-oriented lives of purpose.
In a telephone interview Friday, Anita Sherley described the attention garnered by the award as “overwhelming, actually, but in a good way.”
Anita and Jay Sherley, who are with Big Sky Brokers, provide stable housing and mentoring to at-risk young men and women.
“A lot of people in the