Strategic Advocates for Fatherhood Employment (SAFE)
Pro bono representation for minority in New York and Washington, DC. Services that represent the under-represented.
Families work better with both parents guiding children.
We found only three organizations in the District that help minority men unable to afford family counsel. Those have limited hours and are generally overwhelmed. There’s a need for more.
Global African Founder, Michael Wynter, in a similar situation, started this initiative with the ethos, “we must be the change we seek.” SAFE helps assert custodial agreements between parents. We encourage those in need of assistance and those interested in volunteering to complete the application below.
Homeless Shelter Referral
GACED Homeless Shelter Assistance provides placement referrals to local residents. Public and private organizations are recommended along with contacts that will guide aid recipients every step of the way–at each respective location.
Stats about homelessness in urban communities–
- 60 percent of the homeless population lives in metropolitan areas
- As of the last census, major cities experienced an increase (4 percent) in homelessness.
First Month’s Rent or Security Deposit
GACED Programs offer first month’s rent or security deposit assistance referrals to distressed area families. Promoting a service that has long been a cornerstone service of the church, apprentices link people to sympathetic organizations and agencies.