Projects

Since 2001, HomeAid has completed 27 housing and remodeling projects for local nonprofits working with the homeless and provided more than $3 million in savings to these organizations. Our projects benefit organizations that serve victims of domestic violence, teen mothers, abused and abandoned children, and veterans. Historically, HomeAid provides 50%-85% of the total cost of the construction project through in-kind donations of services and materials. 

House of Dawn, 2018

 Renovation of a home for homeless young mothers and children

 

Service Provider: House of Dawn

Location: Jonesboro

Mission of Agency: House of Dawn's mission is to 1) provide a stable, loving, home for young mothers and their children under adult supervision and 2) to provide young mothers with the educational opportunities and the life training skills that they will need to become independent, self-supporting women.

Project Value: $75,000

Work Performed: Renovation

Beds Added: 8

Completed: In Progress, more details coming soon.

Making A Way Housing, 2018

Steve Brock of Brock Built Homes serves as volunteer Builder Captain for this total renovation of an apartment building. When completed this project will provide 16 new beds for individuals experiencing homelessness in southwest Atlanta

Service Provider: Making A Way Housing

Location: Southwest Atlanta

Mission of Agency: Making A Way Housing, Inc. provides emergency, transitional, and permanent supportive housing and case management to Atlanta single homeless adults, male and female, facing complex challenges associated with chronic homelessness, substance abuse, mental illness, and HIV and AIDS.

Builder Partners: Builder Captain Steve Brock

Project Value: $265,300.00

Work Performed: Renovation

Beds Added: 16

Completed: In Progress

The Drake Village, 2018

The Drake Village is a renovation of two eight-unit apartment buildings located on the property adjacent to The Drake House's existing crisis housing complex. When complete, the new facility will provide affordable housing and continued programming for an additional sixteen graduate families for up to 24 months. The total capacity is more than doubling in size, from 44 beds to 100 beds. This will be HomeAid’s third project with The Drake House, and Builder Captain Dan O'Dwyer's second. In 2006, Mr. O'Dwyer led a total renovation of two existing eight-unit apartment buildings, the first crisis housing ever offered by The Drake House.

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Service Provider: The Drake House

Location: Roswell, GA

Mission of Agency: The Drake House provides short-term crisis housing, education and empowerment programs for homeless single mothers and their children in North Metro Atlanta, designed to provide stability for the children and assist the family in working toward self-sufficiency.

Builder Partners: Builder Captain Dan O'Dwyer, O'Dwyer Homes

Project Value: $536,280.00

Work Performed: Renovation

Beds Added: 56

Completed: In Progress

Wilderness Works City Camp, 2018

Small renovation at inner-city camp makes big impact for at-risk girls

Service Provider: Wilderness Works City Camp

Location: Atlanta

Mission of Agency: Serving homeless, at-risk, and very vulnerable children, Wilderness Works continues providing year-round enrichment, experiential education, and character development after 20 years of service. Wilderness Works means new hope for life better lived.

Builder Partners: Builder Captain Steven Sanders-Myers

Project Value: $10,000 (80% in-kind)

Work Performed: Renovation

Beds Added: 8

Completed: May 2018

Clifton Sanctuary Ministries, 2018

 In 2017, work began on HomeAid's renovation project at Clifton Sanctuary Ministries (Clifton) in northeast Atlanta. CSM serves homeless men age 35+ by providing emergency shelter, transitional housing, and programs to help the residents transition out of homelessness. Forty percent of the men served at Clifton are veterans. First Street Builders is heading up renovation efforts as volunteer Builder Captain at Clifton. HomeAid’s work at Clifton will include total renovations of both the emergency shelter and transitional housing facility.

Service Provider: Clifton Sanctuary Ministries

Location: Atlanta, GA

Mission of Agency: Clifton Sanctuary Ministry provides a transformational experience for homeless men through comprehensive life skills training, purposeful and assertive case management, collaborative community partnerships, and dedicated volunteers.

Builder Partners: Builder Captain Pat Morgan, First Street Builders

Project Value: $85,000.00

Work Performed: Renovation

People Served Annually: Up to 35 men nightly

Completed: In Progress

Jesus Set the Captive Free (JSCF) - Dill Avenue 2017

James MacDowell of Unique Homes &Renovations served as Builder Captain for a Care Project for service provider Jesus Set the Captive Free (JSCF), a triplex on Dill Avenue in Atlanta, which now provides a temporary home for men, including veterans, working to rebuild their lives after incarceration. In early 2017, HomeAid completed a total renovation for JSCF at another location to provide a home for six formerly incarcerated veterans working to rebuild their lives. Learn more!

Service Provider: Jesus Set the Captive Free

Location: Atlanta, GA

Mission of Agency: JSCF strives to empower ex-offenders, veterans and the homeless through information and education, along with emotional and faith-based support that will strengthen their way of life.

Builder Partners: Builder Captain James MacDowell, Unique Homes & Renovations

Project Value: $9,700.00 (100% in-kind)

Work Performed: Renovation

Beds Added: 6

Completed: November 11, 2017

Jesus Set the Captive Free (JSCF) - Fairway Circle, 2017

Currently under construction: Renovation project in southwest Atlanta to benefit veterans in need of housing while providing programs to get the men back to self-sufficiency.

Service Provider: Jesus Set the Captive Free

Location: Southwest Atlanta

Mission of Agency: JSCF strives to empower ex-offenders, veterans and the homeless through information and education, along with emotional and faith-based support that will strengthen their way of life.

Project Value: $80,755.00 (83% in-kind)

Work Performed: Renovation

Beds Added: 6

Completed: April 6, 2017

SafeHouse Outreach, 2017

HomeAid with volunteer Builder Captain Vincent Longo of Vincent Longo Custom Builders is overseeing the renovation of a bathroom at SafeHouse's headquarters and service center downtown. SafeHouse provides dinner every night for around 150 people experiencing homelessness, and the bathroom facilities were not keeping up. This project will provide additional space and dignity to those receiving help from SafeHouse. 

Service Provider: SafeHouse Outreach

Location: Atlanta, GA

Mission of Agency: SafeHouse Outreach aims to help transition people from homelessness to a point of stability and independent living.

Builder Partners: Builder Captain Vince Longo, Vincent Longo Custom Builders with Capitol Materials, Inc., Ferguson Atlanta Showroom, Interceramic Tile & Stone Gallery

Project Value: $9,815.76 (82% in-kind)

Work Performed: Renovation

People Served Annually: 53,425

Completed: December 7, 2017

Family Promise of Hall County - Spring Street Home, 2017

Jim Chapman of Jim Chapman Communities & Jim Chapman Fine Homes partnered with HomeAid Atlanta to donate a gorgeous new modular home to Family Promise of Hall County.

Service Provider: Family Promise of Hall County

Location: Hall County

Mission of Agency: Equipping a community to end the cycle of family homelessness.

Builder Partners: Jim Chapman

Project Value: $250,000.00 (52% in-kind)

Completed: March 10, 2017

Phoenix Pass Community Center Addition, 2017


Service Provider: Phoenix Pass

Location: Conyers, GA

Mission of Agency: Serving the needs of women and families experiencing temporary homelessness by giving them the opportunity to reestablish self-sufficiency in a stable, residential setting.

Builder Partners: Todd Mayzurk

Project Value: $91,088.00 ( 23% in-kind donations)

Work Performed: Renovation

Completed: March 2017

Phoenix Pass Building II, 2016

The new eight-unit apartment building, built under the guidance of HomeAid Builder Captain John Cooper of Cooper Homes, enables Phoenix Pass meet the needs of more families as they strive to reestablish self-sufficiency in a residential setting. This project added 48 beds for homeless mothers and their minor children, allowing Phoenix Pass to double their ability to house families in need.

HomeAid savings for Phoenix Pass are approximately $265,000, or over 56 percent of the market value of the construction of Building II. HomeAid was able to reach these tremendous savings with the help of numerous members of the building industry who graciously gave to help single mothers in need.

 

Service Provider: Phoenix Pass

Location: Conyers

Mission of Agency: Phoenix Pass, Inc. serves the needs of women and families experiencing temporary homelessness by giving them the opportunity to reestablish self-sufficiency in a stable residential setting.

Project Value: $736,681 (45% in-kind donations)

Work Performed: New Build

Beds Added: 48

Completed: September 6, 2016

Rainbow Village, 2015

The new three-story, six-unit building adds approximately 36 beds to the campus. Each apartment includes three bedrooms, kitchen, living room, and two bathrooms. The new building allows Rainbow Village to expand its transitional housing capacity, increasing its service to the community.

Service Provider: Rainbow Village

Location: Duluth, GA

Mission of Agency: To be a national model of an educational and holistic approach to breaking the cycles of homelessness, poverty and domestic violence.

Builder Partners: Harcrest Homes

Project Value: $441,404 (31% Project Value Donated)

Work Performed: New Build

Beds Added: 36

Completed: June 5, 2015

The Drake House, 2015

 Renovation and expansion at The Drake House in Roswell.  Improvements include 1,000 square foot expansion that includes a Teen Center, a ‘Mom’ Classroom and expanded food pantry space, as well as a complete office overhaul for ADA compliance.

Service Provider: The Drake House

Location: Roswell

Mission of Agency: The Drake House is a crisis residential assessment center for homeless women and children in the North Fulton area. The organization provides immediate residential housing combined with an empowerment program designed to provide stability for the children and assist the family in working toward housing self-sufficiency.

Project Value: $242,699 (66% in-kind donations)

Work Performed: Renovation

Completed: July 23, 2015

Atlanta Mission - Fuqua Hall Kitchen Renovation, 2013

The Atlanta Mission’s Fuqua hall offers affordable, transitional housing for single men who have completed programs through the Atlanta Mission.  The kitchen received new cabinets, countertops, backsplash, flooring, and the addition of ventilation and a new fire suppression system, as well as brand new appliances.

 

Service Provider: Atlanta Mission

Location: Atlanta

Mission of Agency: Atlanta Mission transforms, through Christ, the lives of those facing homelessness.

Project Value: $39,063 (35% in-kind donations)

Work Performed: Renovation

Completed:  February 8, 2013 

Decatur Cooperative Ministry - Glenhill Home ESP, 2011

An energy efficiency retrofit for this home in DeKalb County.  This project included:  air sealing and insulating the attic and crawl space, adding a radiant barrier to roof rafters, duct tightening, adding energy efficient lighting and sealing roof penetrations. New GE energy-efficient appliances were added as well.

 

Service Provider: Decatur Cooperative Ministry

Location: Decatur, GA

Mission of Agency: Decatur Cooperative Ministry helps families facing homelessness settle into safe, stable homes and build healthy lives filled with peace, hope and opportunity.

Project Value: $8,537 (100% in-kind donation)

Work Performed: Environmental Sustainability Project

Completed:  August 15, 2011 

Phoenix Pass Apartment Building & Community Center, 2010 - 2011

Phoenix Pass was the first transitional housing facility in Rockdale County. Located in Conyers, the new eight-unit apartment building and community center serves families experiencing temporary homelessness or displacement. 

Service Provider: Phoenix Pass

Location: Conyers

Mission of Agency: Phoenix Pass, Inc. serves the needs of women and families experiencing temporary homelessness by giving them the opportunity to reestablish self-sufficiency in a stable residential setting.

Project Value: $588,859 ($175,683 in-kind donations)

Work Performed: New Build

Beds Added: 48

Completed: 2010 - 2011

Tapestry Youth Ministry - ESP, 2012

Tapestry Youth Ministry served teenage mothers and their children.  The retrofit project included: new air conditioning and furnace units, walls filled with insulation, HVAC duct leaks closed, low flow faucets added, and more. 

 

Service Provider: Tapestry Youth Ministries, Inc.

Location: College Park

Mission of Agency: Tapestry Youth Ministries, Inc. was established to provide for young girls living in either unsafe or unstable environments. Many of these girls had babies, but refused to enter state custody for fear of being separated from their children. There were residential care facilities for young mothers aged 17 and older, but nothing was in place for mothers under the age of 17 years.

Project Value: $50,379 (100% in-kind donations)

Work Performed: Environmental Sustainability Project

Completed:  October 30, 2012 

Tapestry Youth Ministry - Lantern Lane Duplex, 2010

Located in College Park, this renovation project added 8 beds to one of Tapestry Youth Ministry’s transitional housing facilities to serve women and children.

 

Service Provider: Tapestry Youth Ministries, Inc.

Location: College Park

Mission of Agency: Tapestry Youth Ministries, Inc. was established to provide for young girls living in either unsafe or unstable environments. Many of these girls had babies, but refused to enter state custody for fear of being separated from their children. There were residential care facilities for young mothers aged 17 and older, but nothing was in place for mothers under the age of 17 years.

Project Value: $83,210 (75% in-kind donations)

Work Performed: Renovation

Beds Added: 8

Completed:  March 30, 2010 

Decatur Cooperative Ministry - The Winn House, 2008

This renovation project added 6 beds for Decatur Cooperative Ministry’s transitional housing program.

 

Service Provider: Decatur Cooperative Ministry

Location: Decatur, GA

Mission of Agency: Decatur Cooperative Ministry helps families facing homelessness settle into safe, stable homes and build healthy lives filled with peace, hope and opportunity.

Project Value: $39,796 (39% in-kind donations)

Work Performed: Renovation

Beds Added: 6

Completed:  December 18, 2008 

My House, 2008

My House served medically fragile infants and toddlers whose parents are unable to care for them. This new build located in Canton provided 12 beds for these children. My House closed in 2015.

Service Provider: John Wieland Homes & Neighborhoods

Location: Canton

Project Value: $294,943 (40% Project Value Donated)

Work Performed: New Build

Beds Added: 12

Completed: March 11, 2008

HomeStretch - 103A Millbrook Circle, 2008

This renovation project for HomeStretch in Roswell, added 6 new beds to their transitional housing facilities.

 

Service Provider: HomeStretch

Location: Roswell

Mission of Agency: HomeStretch guides homeless working families with minor children in North Metro Atlanta toward increased self-reliance and stability by providing life-skills training, mentoring and supportive housing.

Project Value: $16,135 (62% in-kind donations)

Work Performed: Renovation

Beds Added: 6

Completed:  November 1, 2008 

HomeStretch - 110A Millbrook Circle, 2007

This renovation project for HomeStretch in Roswell, added 6 new beds to their transitional housing facilities.

 

Service Provider: HomeStretch

Location: Roswell

Mission of Agency: HomeStretch guides homeless working families with minor children in North Metro Atlanta toward increased self-reliance and stability by providing life-skills training, mentoring and supportive housing.

Project Value: $25,742 (100% in-kind donations)

Beds Added: 6

Completed:  June 1, 2007 

HomeStretch - 298 Roswell Commons, 2007

 A renovation project for HomeStretch, located in Roswell. 

Service Provider: HomeStretch

Location: Roswell

Mission of Agency: HomeStretch guides homeless working families with minor children in North Metro Atlanta toward increased self-reliance and stability by providing life-skills training, mentoring and supportive housing.

Project Value: $20,393 (100% in-kind donations)

Work Performed: Renovation

Beds Added: 6

Completed:  August 1, 2007 

HomeStretch - 300 Roswell Commons, 2007

This renovation project for HomeStretch, located in Roswell, added 6 new beds for this organization which provides transitional housing for homeless families. HomeStretch offers transitional housing, life skills, vocational training, and financial management for families aiming for self-sufficiency. 

 

Service Provider: HomeStretch

Location: Roswell

Mission of Agency: HomeStretch guides homeless working families with minor children in North Metro Atlanta toward increased self-reliance and stability by providing life-skills training, mentoring and supportive housing.

Project Value: $11,018 (87% in-kind donations)

Work Performed: Renovation

Beds Added: 6

Completed:  April 1, 2007 

CAPN Clinic, 2007

CAPN is a free-of-charge health clinic serving Atlanta’s homeless and economically disadvantaged individuals.  The clinic was built in unfinished space inside Genesis Shelter, which HomeAid Atlanta renovated in 2004.   

   

 

Service Provider: Community Advanced Practice Nurses (CAPN)

Location: Atlanta

Mission of Agency: Community Advanced Practice Nurses (CAPN) is a unique non-profit organization whose professionals provide free-of-charge health care services to Atlanta’s homeless and economically disadvantaged population.

Project Value: $59,304 (57% in kind donations)

Work Performed: Renovation

Completed: January 7, 2007

HomeStretch -105 A & B Millbrook Circle, 2006

This renovation project for HomeStretch in Roswell, added 12 new beds to their transitional housing facilities.

 

Service Provider: HomeStretch

Location: Roswell

Mission of Agency: HomeStretch guides homeless working families with minor children in North Metro Atlanta toward increased self-reliance and stability by providing life-skills training, mentoring and supportive housing.

Project Value: $49,852 (57% in-kind donations)

Work Performed: Renovation

Beds Added: 12

Completed: November 30, 2006 

The Drake House, 2006

Located in Roswell, The Drake House offers emergency and transitional housing to homeless single mothers with young children, as well as provides services to enable families to become self-sufficient.  The Drake House renovation project provided 44 shelter beds in a 16-unit apartment.

 

 

Service Provider: The Drake House

Location: Roswell

Mission of Agency: The Drake House is a crisis residential assessment center for homeless women and children in the North Fulton area. The organization provides immediate residential housing combined with an empowerment program designed to provide stability for the children and assist the family in working toward housing self-sufficiency.

Project Value: $242,699 (61% in kind donations)

Work Performed: Renovation

Beds Added: 44

Completed: April 30, 2006

Tapestry Youth Ministry - Fairburn Home, 2005

Tapestry was a non-profit that focused efforts on establishing a transitional group home for homeless mothers, younger than age 17, and their infants. Located in Fulton County, this renovation project provided a home for six young mothers and their babies. Tapestry is no longer in operation. 

 

Service Provider: Tapestry Youth Ministries, Inc.

Location: Fairburn

Mission of Agency: Tapestry Youth Ministries, Inc. was established to provide for young girls living in either unsafe or unstable environments. Many of these girls had babies, but refused to enter state custody for fear of being separated from their children. There were residential care facilities for young mothers aged 17 and older, but nothing was in place for mothers under the age of 17 years.

Project Value: $175,049 ($81,674 in-kind donations)

Work Performed: Renovation

Beds Added: 12

Completed: August 9, 2005

Decatur Cooperative Ministry -Thomas Terrace Home, 2004

This renovation project is one of two completed at Decatur Cooperative Ministry’s transitional housing facilities completed in 2004.  

 

Service Provider: Decatur Cooperative Ministry

Location: Decatur, GA

Mission of Agency: Decatur Cooperative Ministry helps families facing homelessness settle into safe, stable homes and build healthy lives filled with peace, hope and opportunity.

Project Value: $39,195 (100% in-kind donations)

Work Performed: Renovation

Beds Added: 6

Completed: August 10, 2004

Decatur Cooperative Ministry - Glenhill Place Home, 2004

This renovation project is one of two completed at Decatur Cooperative Ministry’s transitional housing facilities completed in 2004.  DCM is a faith-based cooperative that provides a continuum of services for homeless and at-risk families to enable them to become self-sufficient.  Improvements among both of the DCM properties include addition of air-conditioning, fresh paint, renovated kitchens, new flooring, new light fixtures, and general repairs. 

 

Service Provider: Decatur Cooperative Ministry

Location: Decatur, GA

Mission of Agency: Decatur Cooperative Ministry helps families facing homelessness settle into safe, stable homes and build healthy lives filled with peace, hope and opportunity.

Project Value: $16,004 (100% in-kind donations)

Work Performed: Renovation

Beds Added: 6

Completed: August 10, 2004

Genesis Shelter, 2004

Genesis Shelter is a transitional shelter for homeless newborns and their families located in downtown Atlanta.  Completed in early 2004, this renovation project provided a new home for Genesis Shelter.  The renovated facility included 18 bedrooms, 14 bathrooms, and 6 classrooms.

 

Service Provider: Genesis A New Life Shelter (Now known as Our House)

Location: Atlanta

Mission of Agency: Genesis/Our House breaks the chains of homelessness by providing quality early childhood education and comprehensive support services for families who are experiencing homelessness.

Project Value: $257,253 (64% in-kind donations)

Work Performed: Renovation

Beds Added: 40

People Served Annually: 3000

Completed: February 18, 2004

Atlanta Union Mission - Second Mile Home, 2004

This new build project provided eleven apartment units to provide safe transitional housing for women and children residents of the Atlanta Union Mission.

 

Service Provider: Atlanta Mission

Location: Atlanta Union Mission

Mission of Agency: The Atlanta Union Mission is now Atlanta Mission. Atlanta Mission transforms, through Christ, the lives of those facing homelessness.

Builder Partners: John Wieland Homes & Neighborhoods

Project Value: $1,000,000 (100% Project Value Donated)

Work Performed: New Build

Beds Added: 48

Completed: July 1, 2004