We Can’t Afford to Have a Health Crisis Become a Housing Crisis

We Can’t Afford to Have a Health Crisis Become a Housing Crisis

Contrary to what many people believe, Georgia has not implemented statewide orders that would prevent evictions during, and immediately following, the Covid19 pandemic. In a report conducted by the Eviction Lab and Columbia Law School comparing states on their Covid19 Housing Policy,  Georgia scored a dismal .08/5.00 and may see a surge of evictions during…

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SVdP Caseworkers to Assist the Lawrenceville Response Center with Stabilized Housing for 70 Families This Week

SVdP Caseworkers to Assist the Lawrenceville Response Center with Stabilized Housing for 70 Families This Week

Ten volunteer caseworkers with SVdP’s Motel to Home (M2H) Program have volunteered to assist the Lawrenceville Response Center in providing 3 months of housing assistance to families at risk of losing their homes due to the financial impact of COVID-19. These caseworkers will be helping with intake, verifying and documenting information, and eventually assisting with…

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St. Vincent de Paul Georgia Challenges Community to Pay It Forward; Many Who Fall Through the Cracks of the Relief Package Need Help

St. Vincent de Paul Georgia is challenging the community to think about the needs of those who need it most, especially those who fall through the cracks of the $2 trillion relief package passed by the federal government last month. Beginning this week, individual taxpayers will receive a $1200 direct cash payment. These payments will…

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St. Vincent de Paul Georgia Expands Food Delivery Services to Feed Those in Need During COVID-19 Pandemic

St. Vincent de Paul Georgia Expands Food Delivery Services to Feed Those in Need During COVID-19 Pandemic

St. Vincent de Paul Georgia (SVdP Georgia) has shifted its food pantry operations by delivering food to meet the nutritional needs of food-insecure households throughout the state of Georgia for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic. SVdP Georgia’s Emergency Food Drive and Mobile Food Pantry helps to provide boxes of groceries and non-perishable foods for hundreds…

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Motel to Home: Quinn’s Story

Motel to Home: Quinn’s Story

Quinn Quinn moved to Atlanta from Macon after a job loss in search of more opportunity for herself and her three children. With the children’s father abandoning them and not providing any support, the single mother was able to find work, but low wages and limited job opportunities prevented her from securing stable housing. For…

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St. Vincent de Paul Georgia Emergency Food Drive

St. Vincent de Paul Georgia Emergency Food Drive

Why Should I Donate? Families affected by COVID-19 urgently need your support. Help St. Vincent de Paul Georgia provide food to those affected by the pandemic by donating to our Emergency Food Drive or our COVID-19 Response Fund. The following thrift stores will be operating from 10am-2pm Monday through Friday: Chamblee Thrift Store: 5463 Peachtree…

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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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Our Commitment to Our Neighbors During COVID-19

Our Commitment to Our Neighbors During COVID-19

*Periodically updated as services may change. Dear St. Vincent de Paul Georgia Friends, Like so many of you, we have spent the last several days and weeks closely monitoring the developments around the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Georgia and across the country. For St. Vincent de Paul Georgia that means understanding how it affects our neighbors,…

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From Motel to Home

From Motel to Home

Valerie Valerie is a single mother of two high school aged children, and has been divorced for 8 years. She had been working a steady job, and living securely in an apartment with her children until June 2018 when she was critically injured in a tragic car accident that changed her life. Her employer did…

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When You Give, You Receive

When You Give, You Receive

Kyle Kyle was a former Veteran who had been homeless for three months, due to accumulative circumstances. He moved to Blairsville to be closer to his daughter and while he thought he was just trying to help others, he soon realized they were actually taking advantage of him. He also had a service dog 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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