HomeStretch - Temporary Housing | Permanent Solutions

The heart of HomeStretch's mission is helping homeless families get back on their feet and into permanent, sustainable housing.  This is no small endeavor since many families typically come to us earning salaries at or below the poverty threshold.  Supporting a family at this income level brings much financial hardship; the family cannot make ends meet and inevitably becomes homeless.  

HomeStretch gives homeless parents and their children a safe and comfortable place to live while simultaneously helping them address the root causes of their situation and return to a life of self-reliance and stability.  After graduating from HomeStretch, the families have a strong grasp on their finances, have reduced insurmountable debt and have accumulated savings.  Many have even increased their income through job skills training and improved employment.  

HomeStretch seeks four outcomes
 for the families we serve:

HomeStretch provides assistance
 in four primary ways:

  • Stable Housing
  • Stable Employment 
  • Stable Finances
  • Stable Families
  • LifeSkills Education
  • Supportive Housing (while in the program)
  • Volunteer Mentoring
  • Personalized Case Management

Through the work of dedicated Family Coordinators, volunteer support teams and life skills workshops, our families are armed with all the tools they need to succeed.

  learn more about our mission   
  for family assistance, call the HomeStretch Helpline at 770-642-9185 ext. 112
  to help support a family, call 770-642-9185 ext. 115 or email


2014 Community Impact Award

Executive Director Rose Burton received a Community Impact Award! The Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce recently honored local nonprofits at an Eggs & Enterprise Breakfast held at Roswell United Methodist Church. Awards were presented to recognize nonprofit leaders for their achievements and community contributions. Award criteria included:

Rose Burton

  -- Serves as a role model and example to others.
  -- Demonstrates remarkable achievements and
       ability to affect change on behalf of the organization.
  -- Works tirelessly on behalf of the clients.

We salute the five finalists and the inaugural winner of the 2014 Nonprofit Leader of the Year: Barbara Duffy of NFCC.

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