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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:

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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

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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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Towers High School Career Day Is Thursday

The 9th annual Towers High School Career Day is coming up. We have your information here.

WAOK-AM–04/18/2016

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It’s Atlanta Burger Week

Like burgers? This week is for you if you live in Atlanta.

WAOK-AM–04/18/2016

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Support The Miracle Challenge For CHOA

Find out how you can help yourself with exercise and help Children’s Health Care at the same time.

WAOK-AM–04/04/2016

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It’s Dogwood Festival Weekend

You know it is Spring when the Dogwood Festival happens. Get ready for art, food, music and fun.

WAOK-AM–04/04/2016

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Real Estate 101: Need A Job?

Are you currently unemployed, underemployed or looking for a career change? Well pay attention…

WAOK-AM–03/14/2016

A new United Nations report claims that the AIDS epidemic could end by 2030. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Support The Blanket Of Freedom Health And Wellness Expo

Blanket of Freedom in collaboration with RDC Public Health Magazine will host the annual Health and Wellness Expo.  This premier event is the introduction to the community and will include free health screenings for physical […]

WAOK-AM–03/02/2016

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Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival

The Second Annual Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival will take place in Blackburn Park on Saturday, April 2 from 10 am to 9 pm and Sunday, April 3 from 11 am to 6 pm. Admission is FREE.

WAOK-AM–03/02/2016

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Host Families Needed For Exchange Students

Fayette County families interested in hosting foreign high school exchange students  are being sought by the group Student American International. The state-approved program places students in local schools and ensures that they have their own […]

WAOK-AM–03/02/2016

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