Printable Resource Listing

HUD Housing:
Atlanta Manor, 450 Fairburn RD. SW; Atlanta 30331
Contact: Laurie Harris (404) 696-3187. Confirm HUD availability but open at 5:30 pm.

Baptist Towers, 1881 Myrtle Drive SW; Atlanta 30311
Contact: Amil Marchena (404) 758-4562

Dempsey Apartments, 523 Cherry Street; Macon, GA
Contact: Sharon Erickson (478) 741-4471
60-70 waiting list but no waiting list if 62 years or older. Independent Living.

Support Services: Central Presbyterian Outreach, 201 Washington Street SW; Atlanta 30303
Mon-Fri 9am to 12:30 pm. Wed 2 pm to 4 pm. Referral by appointments only.
Services: Marta, Identification, Food Pantry, limited medical, Dental, clothing, Mental Services and Men's Shelter.
(404) 659-7119

Identification and Birth Certificate:
Crossroads Ministries, 420 Courtland Street NE; Atlanta 30308
Contact: Ms. Carr (404) 873-7650. Homeless Verification

Emmaus House, 1017 Hank Aaron Drive SE; Atlanta 30316
(404) 525-5948. Identification Assistance. Open 9am to 3pm Mon-Thurs and must provide referral letter.
Director: Rev. Clairborne Jones

Social Security Assistance:
Jeffrey Flynn, 1447 Peachtree Street-Suite 414.
(404) 881-1700. Must call and be screened by phone by a legal assistant. Use my name when calling.

Immigration Services:
Catholic Archdiocese, 740 West Peachtree Street NW
(404) 885-7454. Walk-in

Crisis Line:
1-800-715-4225. Will access individuals that are suicidal or homicidal by phone but have mobile crisis unit.

Clifton Sanctuary, 369 Connecticut Avenue, NE
Homeless Shelter and Intake Mon, Wed and Thurs.
You must make telephone referral. My contact: Prince (404) 373-3253 ext. 7

West End (404) 752-1400
Southside (404) 688-1350
Lakewood (404) 627-1385
Fulton County Board of Health (404) 612-9344
Call for income base.

DeKalb Crisis
(404) 294-0499

DFCS info (404) 657-8037 or 656-6060
Medicaid (888) 421-3281
Loss Food Stamp Card: (888) 421-3281
DFCS Bankhead, 1249 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy. (404) 206-5600 Apply for General Assistance
Supervisor: Ms. Verdall (404) 206-5714
DFCS. 84 Walton Street (404) 656-6060 or 657-8037

Furniture Bank
538 Permalume Pace NW; Atlanta 30318
Contact: Lonnie Hoyer (404) 355-8530


Georgia Lions Lighthouse, 5582 Peachtree Road; Chamblee 30341
Contact: Sahara Epting (404) 325-3630 ext. 306.
Long waiting list but appointments sometime given due to situation.

Fulton County Drug and Alcohol
265 Boulevard NE, Atlanta 30313
Triage Mon-Fri via telephone but walk ins are accepted.
Director: Renee Lee-Fegerson (404) 613-3675
Grady Farmers Market Drug Store
(404) 616-4116

Grady Social Worker
Ms. Beasley (404) 616- 4198

HUD Housing
4814 Old National Hwy.; College Park 30337
Contact: Mr. Hamilton (404) 242-0193

Georgia Law Center, 100 Edgewood Avenue-Suite 1625; Atlanta 30303
Director: Amy Zaremba (404) 681-0680
Call for appointment with front desk. Monday 9 am to noon; Tues and Thurs 1 pm to 4 pm and must have homeless verification.

Imperial House, 354 Peachtree Street; Atlanta 30308

HUD Housing
Contact: Front Desk-Tamika Render. Manager: Sekia Fuller
Jewish Towers, 3160 Howell Mill Road NW: Atlanta 30327
Contact: Jackie Garret (404) 351-3536 HUD Housing

Jefferson Street, 1135 Jefferson Street NW; Atlanta 30318
Director: Leonard Westmoreland (404) 613-0412

Living Room (Housing for individuals HIV Positive)
Contact: Mr. Boiling (404) 616-9988 or Mr. Gant (404) 616-6319 or 6346

Atlanta Legal Aid
151 Spring Street NW; Atlanta 30303
(404) 524-5811

LensCrafters (Eyeglasses)
4400 Ashford Dunwoody Rd-Suite 1208 Perimeter Mall, Atlanta 30346
Contact: Sherry (770) 395-6717 Fax: (770) 395-6775

All contact with names do not have to receive invitation but most of people I spoke were very interested.
Saint Josephs, 424 Decatur Street; Atlanta 30312
(678) 843-8959. Sliding fee scale.
Good Samaritan (404) 523-6571
MARTA 1/2 Fare (404) 828-5112

Mid Town Assistance (404) 681-5777 by appointment only.

Salvation Army William Booth Towers, 1125 Pounce de Leon; Atlanta 30306
Contact: Leon (404) 607-0136

St. Judes, 139 Renaissance Pkwy; Atlanta 30308
Admission (404) 249-6272
Mail: (404) 874-2224
Must have TB & RPR Tests, verified Mental or Physical Diagnosis for admission.

Mid Town Assistance
Appointment line (404) 681-5777. Only serving 30303, 30308, 30309, 30312, 30113 and 30314 zip codes.

Odessy lll. 90 day transitional for women and children. Verification of homeless or 1 week before eviction.
Director: James Milner (404) 659-3390

Tangu, 159 Forsyth Street, Atlanta 30303
Director: Robin Brooks (404) 523-4599. Residential and Out patient Services. Relapse Prevention, Anger Management, Family Violence and Domestic Violence. Length Of services dependent on assessment.

Temple Zaban, 1605 Peachtree Street NE; Atlanta 30309
Couples Shelter during winter months (404) 872-2915. Requires referral.
Contact: Ms Woods (404) 817-2475

V A Homeless Program, 2675 North Martin Street-Bldg 700 Suite A; East Point 30344
Contact: Sally Eddins (404) 321-611 ext 4673
e mail

Top Step Bonding:
Department of Labor, 2636 Martin Luther King Blvd, Atlanta across from H. E. Holmes

MARTA Station.
Contact: Mr. Reid (404)771-9326 or 699-6900

Travelers Aid, 75 Marietta Street, Suite 400; Atlanta 30303
(404) 574-1688

Here are 2 more contacts that need to receive invitation. The first very importatnt.

Jewish Family & Career Services
4549 Chamblee Dunwoody Road
Atlanta, GA 30338
Attention: Pat Kelly
e mail:

Grady Health System Ponce de Leon Center
341 Ponce de Leon
Atlanta, GA 30308
Attention: Sean Williams (404) 616-0448 / 616-9759


Atlanta Urban Mission- Emergency Aid; Grace United Methodist Church 458 E. Ponce De Leon Ave., NE eligibility: Homeless women and children Service Area: CENTRAL FULTON

Community Concerns: 276 Decatur St., SE Atlanta, GA 404-659-3390 HOURS: 4pm Mon-Fri. 2 Pm on Saturday, Sunday Eligibility; referral is required during weekdays but not on weekends; Intake Procedure; walk-in, verification form of homelessness/needy status

Crosswords Community Ministries; 420 Courtland St., NE Atlanta, GA 404-873-7650 or 404-873-7654 Service Hours: hours vary; call for details Eligibility; must be Homeless; if an individual is new to Crossroads, he/she MUST attend an intake session available on Mon. @8:30AM

Lutheran Community Food Ministry: 731 Peachtree St., NE Atlanta (404)874-8664 Service hours: 10:30AM to 11:30AM Mon-Fri; Eligibility: NO restrictions; Intake Procedure: telephone, walk-in

Must Marietta: 55 Elizabeth Church Rd. Marietta 770-427-9862; Service Hours: noon to 12:30pm MON-FRI Eligibility: no restrictions; Area Served: Acworth, Kennesaw, Marietta

Atlanta Union Mission; 156 Mills St. NW Atlanta, GA Phone: 404-588-4005; Service Hours: Breakfast 7:00am to 8:00am Mon- Sun; dinner 6pm to7pm; Eligibility: No restrictions; Fees: None

New Jerusalem Community Ministries: 460 Newport St. Atlanta Phone: 404-653-0058; Service Hours: 11:00am to1:00pm Mon; noon to 2:00 pm WED Eligibility: NO RESTRICTIONS; Area served: FULTON

Safehouse Outreach: 89 Ellis St., NE Atlanta 404-523-2221 or (404-523-5758; Service Hours: following church service 7:00pm. Mon/Wed/Thurs 6:30pm, SAT: 7pm; Eligibility: no restrictions; Intake Procedure: walk in

Sunday Only

Sandy Springs United Methodist Church 86 Mt. Vernon Hwy., NW Atlanta 404-255-1181; Service Hours: 2:00 to4:00pm every 3rd Sunday Eligibility: No restrictions Languages: Spanish; Intake Procedure: telephone, walk-in

Greater Piney Grove Baptist Church 1879 Glenwood Ave., SE ATL 404-377-0562 Service Hours: 8am to 9am SUN Eligibility: No restrictions; Intake Procedure; community breakfast, walk-in

First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta; 1328 Peachtree St., ATL 30309 404-228-7766; Service Hours: Sunday Breakfast 7:00am- 8:15am Eligibility: no restrictions

Monday Only

Mission on the Move Ministries; 6574 W. Church St. Douglasville; Phone:770-920-4796; Service Hours;7:00pm-8:00pm Eligibility; Low-income; Area Served: Douglas, Fulton; Intake Procedure: telephone, DFCS. referral


Our Lady of Lourdes Church: 25 Boulevard, NE Atlanta Phone: 404-522-6776; Service Hours: 11:30 to noon, TUE THU; Eligibility: no restrictions; Intake Procedure: walk-in.

Westhills Presbyterian Church: 1450 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd. Phone: 404-758-2681; Service Hours: 10 to 11:30am TUE-THU; Eligibility: no restrictions; Area Served: Fulton


New Jerusalem Community Ministries: 460 Newport Street, Atlanta Phone: 404-653-0058; Service Hours: 11:00am to 1:00pm MON, 12 noon to 2:00pm WED; 1:00pm to 3:00pm SAT; Eligibility: no restrictions; Area Served: Fulton

Open Door Community: 910 Ponce de Leon Avenue, NE, Atlanta Phone: 404-874-9652; Service Hours: 6:45am MON TUE; Lunch 11:00am to noon WED THU; Eligibility: no restrictions


Help the People Programs: 1401 Hosea L Williams Dr SE Phone: 404-584-7429; Service Hours: 8:30pm TUE FRI; Eligibility: no restrictions; Intake Procedure: telephone, walk-in; Area Served: DeKalb, Fulton