Second chance re-entry housing 2021 by Positive Transition Services? Our residents may face temporary challengesand feel undervalued at times, but the momentthey are transformed through Positive Servicestheir Transition comes alive!!We work closely with our residents to give themthe tools and advantages to take that first steptowards stability. Our residents are empoweredwith the skills and resilience that are bornduring their stay with us.It is impeccable and nothing short of beingamazing to see our residents grow and succeed! Positive Transition Services’ mission is to support, advocate, and connect those in need with supportive services that increases self-sufficiency and lifelong sustainability. We provide an array of comprehensive, holistic services to disabled veterans, individuals with mental and/or behavioral challenges, physical disabilities, chronically homeless, and those returning from incarceration.
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. Bartola Anderson is a well-educated professional dedicated to serving her community in any way possible. The Atlanta native struggled for years with homelessness, depression, poverty, and addiction- all while single-handedly raising two children in a high crime environment. Eventually, Ms. Anderson reconnected with Christ and successfully turned her life around. She attended Clayton State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and obtained her Master’s Degree in Education from Central Michigan University. As a woman with difficult experiences of her own, Ms. Anderson routinely draws on her first-hand experience during the everyday operation of Positive Transition Services. She knows how valuable a helping hand can be in a trying time. It can literally be the difference between someone overcoming or succumbing to their trials in life.
PTS provides free transportation emergency assistance to helpindividuals gain employment, pickup medications, make criticaldoctor appointments timely, maintain ongoing counselingservices, and recovery treatment services. We have also spent$5.000 in COVID-19 relief which has included free Uber andLyft rides to get tested. Educate and empower our residents through to process ofhelping them understand financial, credit, and debtmanagement. We also partner with local banks to assist ourresidents with obtaining checking and saving accounts.
Positive Transition Services Intern Spotlight: What would you say is your biggest impact with PTS and our clients? I would say the most impactful thing for me thus far is having the opportunity to hear theirstories, see their desire to be better, and have the opportunity to be apart of thattransition. Whether the outcomes are good or bad, being a part of that process is alwaysrewarding. What are your plans after completing your internship? My plans after completion of this internship are to enter my Clinical and final year ofgraduate school at Clark Atlanta University, graduate next Spring, obtain my licensure, andto continue working in the field of Social Work. I have been working in Social Work for thelast 13 years. This degree is just the piece I have been missing. Read more information at Second Chance Re-Entry Housing.
Financial literacy is the confluence of financial, credit and debt management and the knowledge that is necessary to make financially responsible decisions decisions that are integral to our everyday lives. Financial literacy includes understanding how a checking account works, what using a credit card really means, and how to avoid debt. While most people receive their Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments directly, some need assistance in managing their benefits. Payments to these individuals are paid through a representative payee who receives the check on behalf of the beneficiary and provides for their personal needs.