Permanent supportive housing 2021 by Positive Transition Services
Long-term housing for homeless today by Positive Transition Services? We’ve made it – the end of the year. WOW was 2020 an eventful year for everyone.PTS has made a lot of strides and accomplishments throughout the year. We are gratefulfor all of our amazing community partners, volunteers, and graduates!One of our amazing milestones this year is to have commercial property owners that arebold and passionate enough to support our mission. They continue to join us in this fight toend homelessness IMMEDIATELY! We started out with one location and now have nine &counting– thanks to those in real estate who believed in us! And because they believed inus, we were able to provide emergency short-term and long-term supportive housing toover 115 individuals this year!!During the COVID-19 outbreak, we were able to test over 300 individuals this year andspent over $5,000 in COVID-19 supplies to keep our residents safe. We also came togetherand supported our community with the help of our PTS and medical volunteers.
Positive Transition Services is THOR certified and an RPH state-certifiedhousing provider with housing sites located in downtown Atlanta andClayton County. All housing that is provided includes a fully furnished home,WiFi to assist with searching for a job and telehealth medical services,COVID-19 cleaning supplies, phone services, clothing, and food. ThePositive Transition Services team includes a certified therapist, registerednurse, site maintenance specialist, and an advisory committee chairman forveteran services.
Positive Transition Services non-profit where we are committed to fighting to end homelessness by maximizing resources and minimizing gaps! Our #1 goal is to ensure we transition lives that are meaningful and positive through affordable housing and supportive services. Based in Fulton, Georgia, Positive Transition Services, Inc. was founded in 2013 by Founder andExecutive Director Bartola Anderson. Ms. Anderson started this organization in order to create anon-profit organization geared towards ending homelessness by offering affordable housingplacement, supportive services, empowerment, and educational initiatives. With a background ingovernment and education, Ms. Anderson has spent her career working with under-resourcedcommunities and is now working to end homelessness and empower lives within her community.
PTS ensures every resident receives a thorough Mental Health,Substance Abuse, and Nursing Assessment within 48 hours ofenrollment to address barriers associated barriers that preventtransitioning into the community. We continue to build strongrelationships with our local clinicians and primary care doctorsin the community. Every resident is offered job readiness training, full timeemployment with, a great pay and benefits and/or jobcertification training in fields like construction, CDL, InformationTechnology, Welding and so much more. We are able tosuccessfully accomplish this task through priceless partnershipswith employers in the community.
Positive Transition Services Intern Spotlight: Favorite part about working with PTS? My favorite part about working for PTS is seeing the people who are using these servicesin a positive way and really making a change within themselves and are turning aroundtheir lives. The residents motivate me to keep going since they have overcome so manyhurdles and they keep going.What would you say is your biggest impact with PTS and our clients? The biggest impact is seeing the resiliency the men have because as I previously stated itsmotivating me to keep myself on track as well. Read more information at Nights of Free Emergency Housing.
Recently, we had an appreciation luncheon for theamazing staff at Shamrock Gardens Apartments inhonor of their awesome efforts in assuring that PTSruns smoothly.This small token of appreciation could never amountto the over and above exemplary service we receiveon a daily basis.Our success as an organization is in part with support from organizations like ShamrockGardens.They are truly PTS family and we appreciate all they do! Hats off to an amazing staff!!!