The Drake House provides a short-term crisis and affordable housing program for homeless single mothers and their children in North Metro Atlanta. Our educational, empowerment, and mentoring programs provide assist families in becoming financially self-sufficient and contributing members of the community.
• Help families remain in the community
• Keep the children in their original schools
• Keep the family unit intact (boys 12 and over remain with the family, not sent to a men’s shelter)
• Help improve financial stability with employment
Since 2006, our agency has served 420+ families and 770+ children with a cumulative success rate of 80%.
Proposed Use of Grant:
Hands On Atlanta will leverage ACG’s Community Service Award to benefit economically-disadvantaged Atlanta students through our educational programming in public schools, which launched in 1990.
In 2017-2018, Hands On Atlanta’s educational programming will serve approximately 1,200 economically disadvantaged students at 8 partner schools around Greater Atlanta. The suite of programs included in Hands On Atlanta’s educational programming includes:
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