The Power of Permanent Housing
April 25, 2018

Thomas and his wife Danika were living in a transitional housing program, but desired a stable, long-term housing situation. Danika received disability benefits, but Thomas had been out of work for several months, so they could not afford to move. Determined, Thomas spent several weeks applying for jobs, and was able to find full-time employment […]

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 […]

It was an unseasonably warm Saturday in late January as Living Room’s group of volunteers and I lined up, signs held high, in anticipation of Atlanta’s 2017 MLK Day March. We were surrounded by various groups sporting t-shirts with catchy slogans, holding their own banners and signs. These groups were labor unions, churches, and LGBTQ […]