OUR HOUSE, INC. Overview
Target demographics: Homeless children (ages 6 wks. to 5 yrs.) and families living in shelters and/or transitional housing programs throughout Metro Atlanta.
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Provide assistance to teachers in the early childhood classrooms.
Or sponsor a center-wide birthday party.
Or help us with administrative tasks.
Geographic areas served: Metro Atlanta
Programs: Early Childhood Education Program
Family Advocacy Program
Employment Readiness Program
In this fiscal year alone, 58% of the parents who entered Our House unemployed became employed within 6 months.
In FY 2012, 31% of parents enrolled in an employment training program; 77% made improvements in their housing stability.
Of our 2011 CDA job training graduates, 67% obtained F/T employment and 25% obtained P/T employment within 6 months of graduating from the program. Our House is able to have impact in the lives of homeless families due to strong leadership, effective staff, quality programming, and long-term community support.