Building a better future for our chronically homeless clients. Since 2011 we’ve been a part of the movement in Atlanta and the southeast to provide solutions to homelessness, in cooperation with the initiative detailed in the United Way Homeless Commission’s 10 year Plan to end homelessness.
22 Veterans per day commit suicide
21% of the homeless population is considered “chronically homeless”
Just over 300,000 Veterans are homeless
Help support our mission
- Provided housing for 351 homeless Veterans and 608 chronically homeless clients.
- Connected 277 to their own permanent housing.
- Provide substance abuse counseling and connected vets directly to mental health treatment if necessary.
- We connect Veterans to employment training and job opportunities.
- An independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization supporting the mission of ending veteran homelessness
- Raises awareness in communities about veteran suicide, mental health, and homelessness
- Veteran’s Advocates and Coordinators
- Veteran’s resources and assistance
Homes of Light’s New Initiative
Alliance Employment, is our holistic supportive employment program. The men and women in this program will be given the opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills needed to obtain permanent employment that will enable them to regain their independence and return to being contributing members of society.
Homes of Light Board President Profile
Homes of Light Board President
Highly accomplished, passionate, visionary, committed Biopharma Sales Manager in the southeast United States with exceptional strategic organizational and implementation skills, delivering optimal outcomes in challenging healthcare environments.
George has excelled at talent identification, team building, leadership development, and instilling loyalty, dedication and high performance in a culture of accountability. He has directly impacted his company’s growth and bottom line, combining highly effective utilization of business analytics, decisive planning, and team empowerment.
Our Success Stories
Richard W is an Army Veteran who served for six years in the US military as a Communications Specialist.
Kenneth W. Born and raised in Cleveland Ohio, Kenneth had dreams of serving his country and traveling the world so he enlisted in the United States Marine Corp.
“I know it was God that brought me through it.” Humble words spoken by a humble man. Elise fought back the tears as he told his story.
From Our Blog
Joe Vega is one of the first veterans to be recognized on our VetCar Facebook page. Joe served in the Navy from 1984 – 2010, including eight years at sea on the USS Beaufort and USS Ponce. As a recruiter, Joe helped fill the Navy’s ranks from the Miami and...read more
We're happy to announce our partnership with Giv360, an excellent fundraising platform specifically designed to support non-profits. It was wonderful to collaborate with Quinn from Giv3260 is just as passionate as we are about giving back to the community. Giv360...read more
Homes of light was chosen by United Way to be their agency of the month. Here, they highlight our Director and his contributions to veterans. Established in 2011, Homes of Light offers housing to an array of clients throughout metro Atlanta, with an emphasis on...read more
For this weeks Compassion In Action feature we'd like to introduce you to George Lorenz who is the board chair for Homes of Light and the executive customer team manager for Merk & Co. George explains his involvement with Homes of Light by saying: “The most rewarding...read more
“I was born here in Atlanta, GA and was the youngest of seven kids. My father was in the Air Force and taught me Judo, which I thought was really cool. When I grew up, I decided to follow in my father’s footsteps and join the military. When I came home from my...read more
Meet Corby Hannah, the Program Director for VetCar a Social Enterprise partnership with Homes of Light
For this week's Innovation Celebration spotlight we'd like to introduce Corby Hannah, the Program Director for Vetcar. Corby's idea for a social enterprise is very unique and has been gaining traction since it's conception. VetCar's mission is to end veteran...read more