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Homelessness can happen to anyone – it isn’t just a problem that occurs because of laziness or drug abuse. The vast majority of our residents are homeless because of regular life events like: divorce, loss of employment, or unexpected expenses like major car repairs upsetting their delicate budget.  

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Georgia ranks 49th in the country for children being at risk of homelessness. One in 30 children in the United States is homeless. Helping these children means providing not just shelter, but also educational and employment support for their families.

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Homelessness isn’t just individuals sleeping in public or private places not designed for residence – like parks, vehicles or abandoned buildings. 

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A Haven for a Fresh Start

My Sister’s Place is a nonprofit homeless shelter located in Northeast Georgia.  We have opened our doors in love – our love and God’s love – to women and children in need since 2000.

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Join Our Team: Now Hiring

Come be a part of our mission to help women and children overcome the obstacles that lead to their homelessness. Applicants should have a heart to serve others, be an independent worker and have an outgoing personality. Interviews will begin immediat…

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A Hand Up for the Homeless

In the first 16 weeks of 2018, we have already served 2,130 nutritious meals. While we make sure that our kitchen is stocked with supplies so the residents in our homeless shelter can prepare their own breakfast, lunch and snacks, our family-style di…

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Fair Housing Month Highlights Room for Improvements

April is Fair Housing Month. The Fair Housing Act is 50 years old in 2018.
Fifty years ago, the Fair Housing Act became the law of the land, but there are still barriers to overcome. The act has made it illegal to discriminate in the sale, rental and financing of housing. The act relates to race, religion, sex, family statu…

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Working Together to Serve the Homeless

Although My Sister’s Place is located in Gainesville, Georgia homelessness doesn’t have a geographical boundary. In 2017 40% of our homeless residents were from Hall County, however many residents also came from Metro Atlanta (44%). This …

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