It’s a Matter of Time

James much like all of us, find ourselves disconnected with what we thought life might bring us. The desire to have a bright future was sidelined by the peer pressures around us. His road to sustainability began with a downward turn from being involved with Meth; a hard to shake narcotic which causes us to lose families, jobs, and opportunity. Nearly half his life used […]

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Hidden for Now

Due to budget constraints and lack of funding, many shelter environments are squeezing out a family at risk due to eligibility requirements Richard Schweid explains in this article how challenging it’s become on families on the move toward support. The history behind us always should be used as a catalyst toward more promising hope. Homeless in Gwinnett County are for the most part hidden and […]

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Visual Glance

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Tiny Solutions

Ending homelessness means making sure that people are in a permanent, home-like environment where they have the opportunity to build long-term community connections. Communities that are considering developing tiny homes as part of their systemic solution to homelessness must ensure that they are appropriate for achieving that goal. Here are some guiding questions: Will the tiny homes you are considering provide a home-like environment and […]

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Underwater Mortgage

    The Georgia Department of Community Affairs has announced a new Underwater Mortgage Program that can provide up to $50,000 to eligible applicants to help pay down homes that have negative equity. As you know, there are still a substantial amount of homeowners in Gwinnett who have not fully recovered from the housing crisis and are currently underwater on their mortgage. DCA has $110 […]

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Civic Unrest

SEP 22 – (Washington, D.C.) – DEA has issued a public warning to the public and law enforcement nationwide about the health and safety risks of carfentanil. Carfentanil is a synthetic opioid that is 10,000 times more potent than morphine and 100 times more potent than fentanyl, which itself is 50 times more potent than heroin.  DEA, local law enforcement and first responders have recently seen […]

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