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Causes: Child Day Care, Children & Youth, Education, Preschools

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

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