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When Nonprofits Focus on Relationships
November 30, 2017

The heart of our programs is based on relationships. Whether someone visits our office for the first time  or a case manager is performing monthly on-site visits with clients to check in, we make every effort to acknowledge and celebrate the humanity of the people we serve. Dignity it is a part of our values. […]

Finally Reunited Once Again
October 30, 2017

Life at Living Room has been a whirlwind the last week. And it has been wonderful. After moving all programs to our new office in the Hurt Building, things are as busy as ever while we prepare to resume services on November 1. Furniture and files settle in their resting places. Internet and phones lines […]

Living Room to Move All Offices Downtown
October 3, 2017

New Address Living Room 50 Hurt Plaza SE, Suite 1200 Atlanta, GA 30303 Note: All Living Room programs will remain at 341 Ponce de Leon until October 26th. Offices will be closed October 27-31. Programs will resume November 1 at new address. Get Directions   Beginning November 1, Living Room will be under one roof […]

What Happens When Atlanta Closes Its Largest Shelter?
September 28, 2017

It’s been several months since a settlement between the Metro Atlanta Task Force for the Homeless and Central Atlanta Progress (CAP) effectively numbered the days of Atlanta’s largest homeless shelter, Peachtree-Pine. Although headlines of lawsuits and health concerns plagued the shelter over the years,  Peachtree-Pine nonetheless served hundreds each night as a notably low barrier shelter, which is […]

For Living Room, 2016 was a year of growth and positive changes. We saw impressive gains in reducing barriers to housing access for our clients. This means we were able to help more people achieve housing stability—and more quickly! We also expanded our capacity in all programs last year. As a result, Living Room assisted […]

“What’s good?” That’s the phrase you’re likely to hear when greeted by LaMar Yarborough. Although I’ve known him for about 2 years, it was only until recently I noticed that he continually invites a special kind of optimism into the space by starting conversations this way. At only 25 years old, the breadth of experiences […]

In partnership with Mailchimp, Living Room has created a matchmaking tool on our website to help route and connect clients to the program that best suits their situation and need. Because we see and serve a high volume of clients each year (over 1,500) across eight programs and because technology is increasingly accessible, we wanted to build […]

How many acronyms do you have to juggle for work? How about for keeping up with current events? Yeah, it’s a lot. But humor me, if you will, and make room for just one more acronym that’s really important to Living Room. It’s called SNHAP, which stands for Special Needs Housing Assistance Program. The History of […]

Staff Spotlight: Tedra
May 15, 2017

If you’ve ever visited Living Room’s program offices, chances are you’ve been greeted with Tedra’s million-dollar smile. As the Program Support Specialist, she is the organization’s primary contact for clients reaching out to and visiting Living Room for the first time. But make no mistake: Tedra is not a receptionist. She is so much more. I […]

Meet Shyronn
April 17, 2017

How did you get connected to Living Room? I was faced with an unexpected decrease in my household income. In an instant my income wasn’t enough to cover my rent. I was filled with uncertainty about where I could relocate to. Especially since my current apartment was considered affordable compared to the average cost of living in […]