When JoAnn came into the Safe Families Office, she was exhausted from trying to co-parent with her child’s father, who often turned to violence when they disagreed about parenting or finances.
John already had serious health problems which required surgeries and nurse home visits before his issues with his home began. But the nurses refused to keep coming for home visits because of hazardous conditions at his property.
On the weekend of May 24th, AVLF’s Safe and Stable Families team attended the 36th Annual Family Law Institute. Staff Attorney Joel Correa was awarded a distinctive scholarship to attend.
In Atlanta, mold infestations are common. When our subtropical summers meet a negligent landlord, fungus can flourish on the walls, causing a wide range of health problems. Standing with Our Neighbors (SWON) staff members are no strangers to this issue.
Luxury clothing line Chloe Kristyn has teamed up with AVLF to raise money for our Safe and Stable Families Project.
Melissa fled the California fires and sought haven in Georgia. She used all the money she had to pay a security deposit and first month of rent for a new apartment while she waited for her housing choice vouchers to transfer. But the conditions were unacceptable.
AVLF’s Safe and Stable Homes team was honored with two special awards this month, which recognize their commitment to lifting Atlanta communities.
Last month, we offered more holistic services to the Thomasville Heights community at our Turn Up and Turn Out Event.
AVLF board member Adria Perez was presented with the Trailblazer award, and staff member Gabriela Medina Núñez gave a student testimony.
11Alive met with a Forest Cove resident and AVLF staff to discuss the housing issues that students and tenants face in the Thomasville Heights neighborhood.