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Help for Homeless Families – Homestretch, located in North Metro Atlanta is a 501C3 non-profit organization that offers short term housing for those who are not able to afford housing for themselves and their families.  Homestretch wants to provide families a stable home for their children to grow in. To qualify for Homestretch, one must have minor children, currently be employed full-time as well as drug and alcohol free. Visit their website homestretch.org for more information.

Need a State Service – If you need a state service but don’t know which state agency or person to call for help, dial 1.800.georgia (1.800.436.7442) for immediate assistance. In the Atlanta area, the number is 678.georgia (678.436.7442). Agents are on duty Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm (closed on state holidays).

Use these links for information on the following agencies:

Family and Children Services Division (DFCS)    |    Aging Services Division (DAS)

Child Support Services Division (DCSS)    |    Residential Child Care Office (RCC)

Also check out this website for general info: www.dhr.ga.gov

UPCOMING EVENTS AND NOTICES:

Sign Up For The Walk to End Lupus Now On April 29

There is still time to sign up for this years Walk to End Lupus Now.

WAOK-AM–04/21/2017

Need A Job? April 28 Could Change Your Life

Congressman David Scott’s 14th Annual Jobs Fair will give job seekers an opportunity to potentially fill over 4,000 openings throughout the state of Georgia.

WAOK-AM–04/11/2017

Real Estate 101: Deal Of The Decade

Looking for a home, but you don’t know where to go? Check out the Deal of the Decade below, and make sure you stay tuned to Real Estate 101 with Mary Gill. Show airs on Saturdays from 12 noon until 3 P.M. on News and Talk, 1380 WAOK.

WAOK-AM–04/08/2017

Real Estate 101: Answering Tough Questions

Have you ever wondered if a lease to purchase was a good idea? Are you renting a home and you are thinking about buying it for yourself? Well before you do, find out what Mary […]

WAOK-AM–02/06/2017

[VIDEO] Real Estate 101: You Will Be Moved!

Gentrification is a growing issue in black communities. Not only is it happening in Atlanta, but it is happening all over the United States. So what can we do about it?

01/30/2017

Real Estate 101: Residents Of Peoplestown Need Your Help

The residents of Peoplestown are back on Real Estate 101, and this time their fight has taken a turn for the worse. Homeowners, Tanya Washington and the Darden family came on the show to tell WAOK […]

WAOK-AM–12/06/2016

Real Estate 101: Deal Of The Decade

Looking for a home, but you don’t know where to go? Check out the Deal of the Decade below, and make sure you stay tuned to Real Estate 101 with Mary Gill. Show airs on […]

WAOK-AM–12/06/2016

Real Estate 101: Do You Know Your Rights As A Renter?

Are you a renter who has been taken by you landlord? Or are you a landlord and need assistance with writing a lease? Well this is the show for you.

WAOK-AM–07/04/2016

Real Estate 101: Deal Of The Decade

Looking for a home, but you don’t know where to go? Check out the Deal of the Decade below, and make sure you stay tuned to Real Estate 101 with Mary Gill. Show airs on […]

WAOK-AM–06/13/2016

Time To Celebrate All Fathers

Looking for something to do to celebrate your dad? Here is something different and it’s an event for everyone in the family.

WAOK-AM–05/27/2016

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