SERVING INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES
In 2013, a group of community stakeholders came together for a series of town-hall inspired meetings designed to address the issues with the shelters mistreating our people, and also strategize about some practical solutions, instead of just sitting on the sidelines complaining.
Nine years later, THAP is still providing monetary assistance and wrap-a-round services to individuals and families that are housing challenged, whom may need assistance with getting a hotel, paying rent, utility bills, food or transportation.
As importantly, in 2017, Trans Housing Atlanta Program filed a grievance complaint, and received a favorable ruling from the Atlanta Human Relations Commission, which presented facts and evidence proving that the Atlanta Salvation Army systemically discriminated and attempted to dehumanize Trans, Gender Non-Conforming and Non-Binary people endured while seeking services at a City funded organization.
Thankfully, our Mayor at the time was Keisha Lance Bottoms and there were no doubts that she’d had our backs, doing everything within her power to create safe spaces for us all over the City of Atlanta.