Each year, Crossroads assists over 4,200 men, women and children who are homeless in metro Atlanta. About 44% of our Guests are women and children, representing more than a 350% overall increase in the number of children turning to Crossroads for help since 2008.
Crossroads began over 40 years ago when a member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church handed a homeless man a sandwich. Today, we are a refuge for people who are homeless in Atlanta, offering compassion with constructive programs designed to give the people who come to us for help the tools they need to get off the streets. Crossroads’ well-trained staff and committed volunteers provide a variety of services to help people who are homeless find shelter and stability. Each year, Crossroads: