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Mission and Vision

Vision

Our vision is to be a national model of an educational and holistic approach to breaking the cycles of homelessness, poverty and domestic violence.

Mission

Rainbow Village transforms the lives of homeless families with children by providing a stable community and services that instills initiative, self-development and accountability for future generations.

Values

  • Love for God and Neighbor
  • Respect for the Dignity of Every Human Being
  • Support for Every Member of Our Community
  • Engage with Humility and Compassion
  • Good Stewardship

Need

Everyone has the same needs: safety,  shelter, food and a healthy community of support—an ongoing sense of home and family. Georgia Statistics:

  • Over 500,000 children living in poverty stricken families.
  • Over 60,000  children experiencing homelessness each year.
  • Average age of a homeless person is 9 years old.
  • 87% of homeless families cite lack of affordable housing as the primary cause of homelessness.
  • Domestic Violence is the second most frequently stated cause of homelessness.
  • Current high school graduation rate for homeless children is less than 25%.

Rainbow Village Is Effective

Source: Rainbow Village 2015 Outcome Data.

  • 99% of Graduates secured and maintained housing without subsidy at the end of 2015 versus 86% at the end of 2014
  • 100% of Graduates were employed at year end
  • 92% increase in wage earned from entrance into program to graduation