10500 Clara Drive
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Roswell, GA 30075
Class of Housing: short-term crisis housing, assessment, support, and empowerment to homeless mothers and their children in the north metro Atlanta area.
The Drake House addresses a long-standing need for emergency housing for women and children in the North Fulton community. We offer residential housing and in-depth assessments to approximately 40-50 families a year. The target population is single mothers with minor children. These mothers may be unemployed or underemployed and lack sufficient income to meet all of the expenses of life in the North Fulton community. housing2The Drake House provides fully furnished 1 and 2-bedroom individual apartment homes to families in need. Each apartment has a computer and internet access. A laundry room and food pantry is also available to help meet the family’s needs. Housing is on the bus line and close to a commercial district. Upon admission, families sign a Resident Contract and Family Expectations and Guidelines. This outlines the expectations of families during their stay and also informs the families of the provisions available to them. housing3The Drake House Program is a 90 day emergency housing program. An extension may be requested by families who are employed and contributing towards savings for move out.
How To Volunteer at Drake House:
Be a volunteer. Call Drake House at 770-587-4712 for current volunteer work opportunities.
As A General Note About ShelterListings.org Listings:
ShelterListings.org does our best to provide listings that are free of cost. Many of the homeless shelters and services are free of charge. Some do charge small fees. We always urge the users of our website to visit the websites of the providers listed, OR give them a phone call to find out complete details.
In furtherance; Halfway Houses, Transitional Housing, and Substance Abuse Treatment Centers for the most part charge a fee. Most of the substance abuse resources we provide are low cost, Medicaid or sliding scale fee. We provide as much information as possible on the website of these locations.
Rooming and Boarding Houses do charge fees. We list them where we find them. They are a nice low cost option for housing.
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