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Phone: 404-378-0938
PO Box 1304
Decatur
Georgia 30031
USA
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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

Mission:
Our House breaks the chains of homelessness by providing quality early childhood education and comprehensive support services for families who are homeless.
Results:
90% of parents surveyed agreed that Our House programs and services served to significantly improve their situation.
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.

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10/31/12
Our House delivers on a promise, and that is to help homeless families and children in need. The organization operates a top-tier Early Childhood Education program. And, Our House helps parents attain a more stable life through job training and a pathway to affordable permanent housing. This is ... more »
10/18/12
A wonderful organization meeting an important, and probably overlooked basic need for families who are working to rise out of homelessness and poverty. Our church is proud to support them, and have them located on our little corner of Decatur... more »
06/30/12
Being a member of the Our House Board is a privilege and a responsibility that I take seriously. Our House provides quality child care to homeless preschoolers and works with families to end their homelessness. Our House is NAEYC accredited. It is a well-managed organization working from a strategic... more »
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