ReStart320’s History

ReStart320 was created in 2016 as House of Luke. Our organization was revamped and renamed as ReStart320 in 2017 when we purchased a 10,000 SF building 561 West Whitehall Avenue in downtown Atlanta as a low barrier emergency homeless shelter.

Our low barrier shelter closed in 2020 due to community opposition, as well as, struggles with the efforts to manage a 24/7 emergency and day shelter with a totally volunteer staff and leadership.

During 2021 and 2022 we redefined our mission to focus on homeless veterans and returning citizens being release from the Georgia prison system.