Fresh from announcing that the City of Atlanta has made “significant progress” in taking care of homeless veterans, Mayor Kasim Reed is apparently ready to tackle the problem in the rest of the community. I […]
When Michael Newcombe became an active duty combat engineer for the Army, he had the world on a string, but an injury received in Afghanistan changed all that. Plagued by homelessness, unemployment and addiction, this young veteran refused to give up. This is his story.
Atlanta Mission transforms, through Christ, the lives of those facing homelessness. Atlanta Mission is the city’s largest and longest-running provider of services to homeless men, women and children. Established in 1938, Atlanta Mission provides emergency […]
More than 6,000 homeless people live in metro Atlanta, according to a point-in-time count in January. Atlanta’s “Unsheltered No More” initiative is in keeping with a national movement toward a “housing first” approach, which advocates say is focused first and foremost on getting the homeless off the streets, and then providing them with any services and other help they may need.
Providing services to homeless Veterans such as food, shelter, clothing, health screenings, VA and benefits counseling, and referrals to a variety of other necessary services, such as housing, employment and substance abuse treatment are just […]
The heart of HomeStretch’s mission is helping homeless families get back on their feet and into permanent, sustainable housing. This is no small endeavor considering that the HomeStretch families typically come to us earning salaries […]
Veterans Empowerment Organization of Georgia and its Board of Directors present Summer Breeze, an evening of jazz Friday July 19th from 6:30 to 10 pm at the Helene Mills Center located at 515 John Wesley […]
ATLANTA (WAOK)-On Monday afternoon, Occupy Atlanta protesters listed three demands to deliver to city hall “in an effort to bring local concerns to the national movement.” Those demands listed were: the immediate and unconditional […]
Atlanta is one of five cities getting help with ongoing homelessness and panhandling problems. New York Mayor, Michael Bloomberg, and Bloomberg Philanthropies plan to assist Atlanta by giving one point four million dollars annually, to fund […]