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What was your dream? We all had a dream growing up- who we wanted to be, what we wanted to do, and who we wanted to do it with. Oftentimes there are obstacles that keep our dreams from becoming our reality.  At McKemie Place, we help unaccompanied homeless women break down those barriers by connecting them with resources and opportunities so they can start to dream again because new beginnings are never out of reach.


50% of Guests in 2021 were White; 45% 

were Black & 5% were Other

28% of Guests in 2021 were 18-34 years old; 45% were 35-54 & 27% were 55+

3% of the women served in 2021 are veterans that have served our country

Less than 1% of Guests in 2021 indicated 

drug &/or alcohol addiction

In 2021, 79% of Guests exited our program to a positive destination

58% of our 2021 Guests indicated having a history of domestic violence

29% of Guests were dealing with a severe mental health disorder

249 Unaccompanied Homeless Women 

were provided emergency shelter in 2021

Hospitals referred 23% of our 2021 guests to McKemie Place for shelter


Amanee, 22

Lawrenceville, GA


After Amanee’s mother kicked her out of the house, she began living on the streets. She was hurting, broken, and ready to give up. At McKemie she found a staff that loved and encouraged her to chase her dreams.

(Read more)


Regina, 69

Mobile, AL

Regina came to McKemie Place feeling tired, defeated, and hopeless.Regina took advantage of the services McKemie Place offers women in distress and today, she is enjoying the independence she fought so hard to have. (Read more)


Kristiana, 44
Mobile, AL

In an instant, Kristiana was homeless! She came into the shelter angry. She was defiant and even disrespectful at times, but she  finally resolved to accept the help we were offering and began working her case plan. (Read more)