COVID-19 Community Resources

St. Vincent de Paul Georgia understands the uncertainty you may be experiencing at this time. As always, we’re committed to being responsive to your needs. If you or someone is in need of assistance, please call our helpline at 678-892-6163 to connect with your local SVdP Conference. Our Conferences remain open to assist remotely and…

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Motel to Home Participants Attend Banking and Credit Counseling Workshop

Motel to Home Participants Attend Banking and Credit Counseling Workshop

On Saturday, February 22nd, 15 families in the Motel to Home (M2H) program and their caseworkers joined together in a workshop on why credit matters and banking tips. The workshop was led by Clearpoint Program Manager & Financial Wellness, Jai Makokha, who gave the participants debt and budget counseling tips. One of the most important…

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Motel to Home Pilot Program Launch

Motel to Home Pilot Program Launch

In many communities, they have become a nexus of crime and undesirable behavior. At the same time, they have also become the housing of last resort for working families and senior citizens who have nowhere else to go. They are the homeless shelters of the suburbs- they are extended stay motels. Our SVdP caseworkers will…

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Shelters in the Suburbs

Shelters in the Suburbs

In many communities, they have become a nexus of crime and undesirable behavior. At the same time, they have also become the housing of last resort for working families and senior citizens who have nowhere else to go. Our SVdP caseworkers will tell you that these motels are providing a service to the community that…

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Advocacy in Action: SVdP Announces New Pathway Home Partnership with Gwinnett Housing Corporation

Advocacy in Action: SVdP Announces New Pathway Home Partnership with Gwinnett Housing Corporation

The Affordable Housing Crisis is an almost constant topic in the news these days but finally we have some good news! SVdP Georgia has become an official referring agency to the Gwinnett Housing Corporation’s Pathway Home Program. The Gwinnett Housing Corporation (GHC) is a non-profit organization that was founded for the purpose of developing, rehabilitating,…

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Have you met ALICE?

Have you met ALICE?

ALICE could be your neighbor, your child’s teacher, the lady who cuts your hair, the cashier at your local supermarket. ALICE stands for Asset Limited Income Constrained Employed and is an acronym coined by the United Way to describe 28% of Georgians.  These hard -working people live above the federal poverty level but still struggle…

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Get Ready. The SVdP Fall Challenge is Kicking Off

Get Ready. The SVdP Fall Challenge is Kicking Off

With temperatures still in the 90’s, it’s hard to believe that in just a few short months, it will be winter and the start of another 40-day session of the Georgia Legislature, which begins on January 13, 2020. One of SVdP’s goals for 2020 is our Legislative Advocacy Initiative. With the help of SVdP supporters…

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