Safety Across State Lanes

Published: May 31, 2018   |   No Comments  |  Read more

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.

Another Illegal Eviction Averted

Published: May 31, 2018   |   No Comments  |  Read more

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.

AVLF Hosts Awareness Fair for World Asthma Day

Published: May 9, 2018   |   No Comments  |  Read more

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.

Justice for an Asthmatic Child

Published: April 30, 2018   |   No Comments  |  Read more

Adriana is a single mother of two. When a mold infestation devastated her apartment, the landlord just told her to keep spraying bleach on the walls – and eventually just painted over it.

A Chance to Start Again

Published: April 29, 2018   |   No Comments  |  Read more

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.

He Did Not Follow

Published: April 27, 2018   |   No Comments  |  Read more

Sophia had finally had enough. Her boyfriend of ten years was an aggressive alcoholic, and his verbal abuse became too much to bear.