Bringing Hope to Children Facing Homelessness

March 3, 2020
two children facing homelessness sitting in a window

Many of the women who come to through our front doors don’t come alone. Mothers seeking help and hope also bring their children with them—children of all ages—and their needs are drastically different from the adults who receive our services. Mothers come to us struggling to feed their babies, struggling to get their child to …

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Shawnta’s Story of Transformation

October 2, 2019

Turning Nightmares Into Dreams Homeless and living in a car, a mother makes a desperate decision to give her daughter a better future. Every precious child deserves a childhood. Every loving mother . dreams of a better future for their children. But sometimes, a family’s dreams turn into a nightmare—like they did for Shawnta and …

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Educational Challenges for Children Facing Homelessness

July 22, 2019
mom and daughter in front of bus - educational challenges for children facing homelessness

Heading back to school is an exciting time for kids across the country. After two long months of summer fun, they’re ready to see all of their friends and get back into the swing of things. While this is the case for many, for children facing homelessness, going back to school means coping with a …

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The Impact of Homelessness on Mothers

May 6, 2019
mom carrying daughter with a hard impact of homelessness on mothers

In 2018, we served nearly 1,000 mothers and 2,000 children at both My Sister’s House and our Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children. Many mothers are in survival mode when they arrive at Atlanta Mission. They can’t even begin to think about themselves until they know their children are safe. Without the resources or …

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The Generational Impact of Homelessness

April 22, 2019
mother and son together because of the generational impact of homelessness

For those facing homelessness, change isn’t just about a hot meal and a place to stay. Change is about sustaining and growing as a person emotionally, spiritually, and physically. Choosing help at Atlanta Mission has the power to completely change the trajectory of not only an individual’s life, but the lives of their children, their …

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The Impact of Homelessness on Children

August 6, 2018
impact of homelessness

When we think of homelessness, we often think of men and women on the streets, many times with a stereotype in mind. The thought of a family, even children, experiencing homelessness does not often come to mind. But it’s very common – more common than you might think. Around 1,300 of those experiencing homelessness in …

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