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.
Target demographics: Homeless children (ages 6 wks. to 5 yrs.) and families living in shelters and/or transitional housing programs throughout Metro Atlanta.
Geographic areas served: Metro Atlanta
Programs: Early Childhood Education Program
Family Advocacy Program
Employment Readiness Program
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 truly a great nonprofit that knows its mission and brings it alive on it every day for people who need these services the most -- people without a home.