HOPE SHELTER, INC
170 Flint River Road, Jonesboro, GA
We will stand by your side.
ABOUT US!
  
The expectation of The Hope Shelter is to help encourage the residents that come through its doors is to teach and encourage the residents to become responsible individuals who take charge of their situations and make some positive out of the time they stay at the shelter and to continue moving upward and forward in life. The Hope Shelter as a leading provider of supportive housing in the Fulton and Clayton County has helped to reduce homelessness by monitor and evaluate all of our programs on an ongoing basis to determine effectiveness and to make improvements. This year, we are investing in a new non-profit organization called Take Flight which will provide mental and emotional counseling for its adult and child residents, help residents become entrepreneurs and focus on skills to help the residents take classes that lead to employment that are short term courses that employ residents for long term employment in the medical field.
The Hope Shelter recently completed renovations on its permanent location at 170 Flint River Rd. Jonesboro, GA. 30238. The new location provides safe, stable housing for single mothers and their children, single women, and female veterans who are homeless as a result of, but not limited to: spousal abuse, domestic violence, abandonment, unemployment, re-assimilation difficulties associated with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), recovering from substance abuse or re-entering society after a period of incarceration. The Hope Shelter addresses the basic needs of its residents in the most home-like setting possible as a means of reducing recidivism by providing the necessary tools, services and support for residents to regain their Independence, sense of pride and self-worth as contributing members of the community.

The capacity for the new location is 15(includes women with children; boys under 7). The Hope Shelter maintains the core values of: Treating program guest with dignity; Offering support and opportunity; practicing responsible stewardship and achieving results through competence and creativity.  This organization promotes activities and attitudes that work toward the elimination of homelessness. We believe that all people deserve the basic necessities of life. The Hope House provides immediate temporary housing for those in the most need. The emergency shelter targets homeless women with children. Emergency shelter stay is a 90 day program and is designed to offer immediate relief from having citizens live on the street, in their cars, in abandoned houses, laundry mats or other places not meant for human habitation.
  
  
The Hope Shelter, Inc. is a Non-profit organization whose doors officially opened on January 8th, 1994. The Hope Shelter was birthed out of various conditions that affect the lives of thousands of American women and childrendaily such as domestic violence, loss of employment, and a host of other issues that lead to homelessness. For the past twenty years has provided shelter for more than fifteen-thousand families in the state of Georgia. The Hope Shelter’s mission is to provide its residents with the tools and skills needed to help them towards self- sufficiency with the hope of decreasing the number of women and children being forced to live in hazardous, unhygienic and despondent living conditions.
The Hope Shelters has a working partnership with a host of local businesses, churches and agencies among the loyal of them are Georgia Power, St. Vincent Society, Christian Fellowship Baptist Church, East Point Christian Community Church and Children’s Restoration Network. The Hope Shelter provides along with these helping partners a home like environment, food and clothing, employment and education assistance, health and counseling services, transportation to and from job interviews, housing assistance and child care services for the mothers who are job hunting and who have jobs while living in the shelter.
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