Washington and Lee University


Interests: Homelessness

Georgia Justice Project (GJP)

[Open to 1 Law or 1 Undergraduate per summer] GJP serves the homeless and indigent of metropolitan Atlanta charged with criminal offenses. GJP provides a comprehensive program that begins with caring legal representation, continues with prison visits, and offers support after release with housing assistance, job training and placement, addiction recovery, and personal counseling.

Georgia Law Center for the Homeless

*OPEN TO LAW STUDENTS ONLY The Georgia Law Center for the Homeless provides representation for homeless people in administrative and judicial proceedings of a civil nature, with attorneys and paralegals. The Law Center performs significant community outreach to make its services available by visiting homeless shelters, transitional housing, and community kitchens on a regular basis. The Law Center’s mission is to provide free, quality civil legal services to homeless people and to play a leadership role in addressing the issues underlying homelessness.

Interests: Financial Literacy, Homelessness, Law, Case Management
Transportation: Car Recommended
Language: English

Greensboro Housing Coalition

Greensboro Housing Coalition, the advocate for fair, safe, and affordable housing, has brought our community together to resolve complex housing problems: building collaborations with different organizations, advocating for public policy changes, and participating in research studies about best practices.  We counsel homeowners facing foreclosure or needing repairs, tenants trying to prevent eviction or to get landlords to do maintenance, and homeless families to move into safe housing.  

Metropolitan Ministries

Metropolitan Ministries’ mission is to care for the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless in our community through services that alleviate suffering, promote dignity and instill self-sufficiency. Our Metropolitan Ministries will be America’s most effective caregiver to poor and homeless people. Our programs will be known for their compassion and innovation in helping struggling families and individuals achieve their highest potential for self-sufficiency. Our approach to involving citizens in understanding and caring for their disadvantaged will serve as a

N Street Village

N Street Village was founded in 1972 by members of Luther Place Memorial Church in Washington, DC. Since then, thousands of women have been provided services that address both immediate and long-term needs. In October 2011, N Street Village expanded to include Miriam’s House, a residential community for homeless women with HIV and AIDS. In March 2012, N Street Village was contracted to operate a new permanent housing program serving 31 formerly homeless women. N Street Village offers housing, food, day

PACT: Helping Children with Special Needs

PACT: Helping Children with Special Needs serves young children with medical and developmental challenges who need the assistance of skilled, experienced professionals during their most formative years in order to reach their full potential. By offering a wide range of services ranging from specialized childcare to physical therapy to parent training and counseling, PACT is able to address the physical, cognitive, emotional and social needs of the children and provide support for their families. Our plan is to extend our reach

So Others Might Eat (SOME)

SOME is an interfaith, community-based organization that exists to help the poor and homeless of our nation’s capital. We meet the immediate daily needs of the people we serve with food, clothing, and health care. We help break the cycle of homelessness by offering services, such as affordable housing, job training, addiction treatment, and counseling, to the poor, the elderly and individuals with mental illness. Each day, SOME is restoring hope and dignity one person at a time. SOME’s Medical Clinic

St. Bernard Project

St. Bernard Project (SBP) is building a movement to solve the affordable housing crisis in the Greater New Orleans area. By enlisting passionate people from across the globe to join our work, we have made significant strides towards rebuilding and restoring our community. To date, SBP has rebuilt 420+ homes with the help of over 36,000 volunteers. Despite the progress we have achieved, there are many lingering barriers keeping individuals and families from returning to their homes. To date there are

St. Joseph’s Carpenter Society

Saint Joseph’s Carpenter Society strives to improve the quality of life of the people of the City of Camden and its surrounding communities by promoting affordable housing and neighborhood development.  Through our initiatives, we encourage people to take charge of their lives and become active community members. Saint Joseph’s Carpenter Society (SJCS) was founded in 1985 to help families improve their quality of life and create safe neighborhoods through homeownership.  SJCS has fostered homeownership, believing that homeownership leads to a higher

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