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:
Also check out this website for general info: www.dhr.ga.gov
UPCOMING EVENTS AND NOTICES:
Registration is being conducted for the 26th Annual Dekalb County Senior Olympic Games. Dekalb residents and from other counties who are 50 and older are welcome to participate in events that range from bowling to [...]
The Children” Museum of Atlanta hosts Fulton Couty Family Days for Fulton County residents only. Residents can buy an admission ticket and receive one for free on the opening day of each feature exhibit. Proof [...]
The American Lung Association’s Freedom from Smoking is offering a free clinic that focuses on specific skills and techniques needed to help smokers quit, will be offered at Piedmont Atlanta Hospital, 1968 Peachtree Rd N.W. [...]
The nonprofit Gwinnett Village Community Alliance will offer a program intended to help small businesses get off the ground April 3 through June 5. Classes will be held Wednesday nights from 6p to 8pm at [...]
Musicians United to Serve in Cohesion(M.U.S.I.C) INC. in conjunction with the Robert D. Champion Drum Major for Change Foundation will host a tournament style basketball competition for bands March 30th 2013 at Martin Luther King [...]
The DDD Foundation, which provides comprehensive dental care for adults and children with developmental disabilities will hold its Annual The Dental Dash at Dawn 5K Run/Walk Saturday, March 30 beginning at 8:00 a.m., at the [...]
Restoration Ministries will be sponsoring its first Community Health Fair Outreach, Saturday, March 16, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 4311 Mercer Road, Decatur, GA 30035. All are welcome . The fair is [...]
The United Way of Greater Atlanta’s Young Professional Leaders (YPL) will host its second annual Junior Leadership Conference, titled “Gearing Up to G.O. (Gain Opportunities),” March 2 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the [...]
The National Action Network youth move is holding a forum called Boys to Men: Old School Values For a New School Mentality Saturday March 16th from 10am to 12noon at the West Hunter Street Baptist [...]