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If you know what you need and just need a resource dial 211
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Click Here for what help resource should look like or here  for strategic ideas regarding safety. 

The best resource for aid anywhere is United Way you may call 211
 visit their website http://www.unitedwayatlanta.org/ 
For your convenience we have listed some of their resources and thank them for their help in Metro Atlanta


Transitional Housing and Community Shelter List
~Domestic Violence Shelters are non disclosed location due to confidentiality they are not listed
~ In the state of GA if you have been removed from abuse for 6 months you no longer qualify for DV shelters
~The locations listed below require an individual to make contact for entry - there are others that will only speak with referring organizations.

Single moms:
  • Rock Church of Atlanta  / 638 Glenwood Avenue SE Atlanta 30312 404-635-9967 /
         Service Hours: 24 hours daily
        Eligibility: males 18 years of age and above
        Fees: none for first two months, after two months straight fee
  • Families First / 1105 W Peachtree St NE Atlanta 30357 404-853-2800
          Eligibility: call for details
          Fees: rent scale
  • Hope Shelter / 4321 Old Dixie Highway Hapeville 404-366-0210/
          Service Hours: 9 AM - 9PM Monday - Sunday
          Fees: straight fee call for details
  • Maggie's Sheltering Arms  / 678-663-1169/
          Service Hours: 9 AM - 6 PM Monday - Friday
          Eligibility: mother / child with physical or mental disability,child max age 17
         Fee: sliding scale  
        In Addition: single women are also eligible 
  • Decatur Coop Ministry / 404-284-1411/
          Service Hours: 9AM - 5PM Monday - Friday
          Eligibility: Single or two-parent families with at least one child under 17         
          Fee: contribute of 25% to personal savings program, a 5% adjusted income fee
          In Addition:  must have proof of homelessness

  • Interfaith Outreach Home / 5200 A Buford Hwy Doraville 30340 770-457-3727/
          Service Hours: 10 AM - 4PM Monday - Friday
          Eligibility: at least one child must be under 17, employed or actively seeking
          In Addition: Couples who are legally married may quality 
  • Rainbow Village / 400 Holcomb Bridge Rd Norcross 770-446-3800/
          Service Hours: 9 AM - 5 PM Monday - Friday
          Eligibility: employed with Transportation
          Fee: Straight  - call for details

  • Center for Families Resources / 995 Roswell St Suite 100 Marietta 30060 770-428-2601 /
           Service Hours: 10 AM -3PM closed 12-1 for lunch Monday, Tuesday, Friday
                                    2 PM-8PM closed from 4PM - 6PM Wednesdays
                                    10AM -8PM closed 12PM-1PM and 3PM - 6PM on Thursdays
          Eligibility: Cobb County Resident
          Fee:  Sliding Scale call for details

  • Travelers Aid of Metro Atlanta / 75 Marietta ST Suite 400 Atlanta 404-766-4511/
          Service Hours: 8:30 AM - 5PM Monday - Friday
          Eligibility: travelers, newcomers, transient, mentally ill, runaways, homeless
          Fee: None

  • Housing Initiative of North Fulton / 89 Grove Way Roswell 30096 /
          Service Hours: 8AM - 5PM Monday - Friday
          Eligibility: With children, employed or strong work history   
          Fee:  Sliding Scale,  - one third of income goes toward rent
         In Addition: If legally married both parents are accepted into program

  • Auntie Honey's House / 8375 San Jose Trail Jonesboro 30236/
        Services Hours: 7AM - 6PM Monday - Friday
        Eligibility:  Clayton County residents only no boys over 13
        Fee:  Straight fee - call for details

  • Initiative for Affordable Housing / 1434 Scott Blvd. Suite 200 Decatur 404-299-9979 /
         Service Hours:  9AM-5PM Monday- Friday
         Eligibility: employed
         Fee:  none
         In Addition: Must agree to participate in the complete social service program
          including financial planning
  • The N.E,E.D Service Inc. / 404-396-4040 /
          Service Hours:  8AM-6PM Monday - Saturday
          Eligibility:  Single women 18 years of age and above;  max. 3 children, age 17
         Fee:  Straight Fee
  • Drake House / 10525 Clara Dr Roswell7 70- 587-4712 /
          Service Hours:  9AM-5PM Monday - Friday
          Eligibility:  drug, alcohol free with ties to North Fulton Community
          Fee: None

  • Salvation Army / 400 Lucky St NW Atlanta 30317 404-584-7429 /
         Service Hours:  10AM - 4PM Monday - Friday
         Fee: none for emergency up to 7 nights  - straight fee after that

  • Atlanta Mission / 921 Howell Mill Rd NW Atlanta 30318 404-367-2465 /
         Service Hours:  24 hours daily
         Eligibility:  mothers with children under the age of 12
         Fee:  None
         In Addition: Single adult women

  • Tapestry Youth Ministry / 404-767-5580 /
          Service Hours:  9AM-5PM Monday - Friday
         Eligibility: Females 14-17 with newborn children
         Fee:  None

  • Cobb Street Ministry / 1750 Powder Springs Rd 770-424-9154 /
          Service Hours:  10AM -5PM Monday - Saturday
          Eligibility: Cobb County Resident,  Mothers with children under the age of 10
          Fee:  Straight fee once employed
  • House of Hope / 8478 Dawson Blvd Norcross GA 30093 770-650-4673 /
         Service Hours:  9AM- 5PM
         Eligibility:  Call for details programs vary
         Fees:  None

  • Mary Hall Freedom House /  200 Hanover Park Rd Suite 100 Atlanta 770-642-5500 /
        Service Hours:  24 hours daily
        Eligibility:  Substance abuse, max 3 children under 13
        Fee: Sliding scale, free to Fulton County residents
  • Nicholas House / 1790 LaVista Rd NE Atlanta 30329 404-633-8386 /
        Service Hours:  24 hours daily
        Eligibility:  Homeless families
        Fee: Sliding scale, 30% of income -
        In Addition:  25%  is returned upon successful release from program