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Homeless Issues (17)+

  • Atlanta City Baptist Rescue Mission

    The Atlanta City Baptist Rescue Mission runs a shelter, which opens at 4:30 p.m. daily. It also runs substance abuse programs. The Atlanta City Baptist Rescue Mission is located at 316 Peters St. in Atlanta. The phone number is (404) 577-3409 Read More

  • Community Resources for Homeless Individuals and Families

    Click on the area of this map where you are living to find community organizations and agencies to help you find food, shelter, and other help. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Coalition to End Homelessness
  • Foreclosure: What Does It Mean For You?

    Watch our video on foreclosure in Georgia! What does it mean for you? Read More

    By:
    Atlanta Legal Aid Society Inc
  • HUD Resources for Homeless People

    This website provides information and links on being homeless, assisting the homeless, and other resources. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
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    Spanish / Español
  • Interfaith Outreach Home

    The Interfaith Outreach Home is an organization that provides housing for homeless families with children under the age of 17. The parents must be legally married, at least one adult must be employed, and the family must be able to contribute $500 a month to savings and $150 a month for a program fee. The Interfaith Outreach Home provides a small apartment as well as case management, after-school care, and employment and training assistance. Content Detail

  • Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta

    The Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta runs several affordable housing programs in Atlanta. Housemate Match is a program which connects older homeowners with rooms for rent with tenants. Home But Not Alone is a program that connects homeowners with rooms for rent with HIV-positive tenants looking for affordable housing. Content Detail

  • National Coalition for the Homeless Web Site

    The mission of the National Coalition for the Homeless is to end homelessness. We focus our work in the following four areas: housing justice, economic justice, health care justice, and civil rights. Our approaches are: grassroots organizing, public education, policy advocacy, technical assistance, and partnerships. Content Detail

    By:
    National Coalition for the Homeless
  • Oakhurst Recovery Program

    The Oakhurst Recovery Program is a substance-abuse recovery program for homeless men run through Oakhurst Baptist Church. It is a residential recovery program and the church provides meals as well as counseling and assistance. Content Detail

  • Quest 35

    Quest 35 is a residential drug recovery program that offers services, such as meal programs, computer training, and transportation assistance. Content Detail

  • Rainbow Village

    Rainbow Village is a transitional housing community for families. Rainbow Village also runs living skills training and an after-school program. Rainbow Village is located in Norcross Content Detail

  • Resources for Homeless Individuals and Families

    This page provides links to information about shelters, housing, and transportation. Content Detail

    By:
    United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta
  • Task Force for the Homeless

    This website offers news, facts, reports and links related to homelessness in Atlanta. Content Detail

    By:
    Task Force for the Homeless
  • The Extension

    The Extension is a substance abuse recovery program in Cobb County, including a residential treatment program for homeless men. Content Detail

  • Transition House

    Transition House is a long-term residential recovery program for the homeless, single men, single women, women with children, and veterans. Participants must be clean for 30 days before starting the program. Content Detail

  • Trinity House

    Trinity House is a program that helps homeless men recover from drug dependency. They offer many services, including employment programs, education programs, case management. Content Detail

  • United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta 211 Database

    Links to assistance programs helping people with disabilities, homeless, substance abuse, basic resources such as housing and food assistance in the Metropolitan Atlanta area. Content Detail

  • VA Programs for Homeless Veterans

    One-third of the adult homeless male population and nearly one-quarter (23%) of all homeless adults have served their country in the armed services. While there is no true measure of the number of homeless veterans, it has been estimated that more than 250,000 veterans may be homeless on any given night and that twice as many veterans experience homelessness over the course of a year. Many other veterans are considered at risk because of poverty, lack of support from family and friends and precarious living conditions in overcrowded or substandard housing. Almost all (97 percent) homeless veterans are male and the vast majority is single. About 45 percent of homeless veterans suffer from mental illness and, with considerable overlap, slightly more than 70 percent suffer from alcohol or drug abuse problems. This document tells you more about the kinds of programs available to help veterans with these problems. Content Detail

    By:
    Department of Veterans' Affairs