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:
Friends of Dunwoody Host book sale will be held Jan 23-27 at the library at 5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd. A special preview for members is 1pm January 23. The sale will be open to the [...]
Peach Drop 2014 at Underground Atlanta will take place Tuesday, Dec 31 11:00a. The 800-pound peach celebrates its 25th descent this year as hordes of revelers gather to festively segue into 2014. Organizers expect more [...]
Atlanta’s Department of Parks and Recreation Kicks-Off Coca-Cola’s Troops for Fitness Program City of Atlanta to employ military veterans to lead free fitness and health classes at select Atlanta recreation centers. The City of Atlanta’s [...]
Happy Kwanzaa 2013. The social action committee of Atlanta and co-host will host artist, exibitions, entertainment, cultural markets and vendors for a celebration of the spiritual holiday from December 26 through January 1st at the [...]
BOBBY TILLMANS FAMILY (BFAM INC) PRESENT THE 4TH ANNUAL YOUTH AGAINST VIOLENCE WINTER CLOTHING DRIVE
Bobby Tillmans Family (BFAM Inc) present the 4th Annual Youth Against Violence winter clothing drive Saturday December 14th, 2013 from 1pm- to 6pm. Enjoy Music, Free Food and holiday cheer at Douglasville police station community [...]
As the holidays are fast approaching, many families do not have the means to provide gifts for their kids. Join the National Action Network in extending the gift of giving for their 5th annual Toy [...]
The Atlanta NAACP will hold its annual Jubilee Day in observance of the Emancipation Proclamation on Wednesday, January 1, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at Cascade United Methodist Church, 3144 Cascade Road SW, Atlanta, GA. The [...]
The Goodwill of North Georgia and The2econdFloor will present “RE2URRECTION,” a fashion cocktail event hosted by radio personality Cynthia Mallard Sunday December 8th. This Fashion forward event will be held at The W Atlanta Downtown [...]
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and the Georgia Humanities Council, in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution and University of West Georgia Center for Public History, will present the Georgia Roots Music Festival on Saturday, January 18, [...]
Please join state Senator Vincent Fort for a town hall meeting on Repealing Georgia’s Stand Your Ground Law. The town hall meeting will be at the First Iconium Baptist Church, 542 Moreland Ave., Southeast in [...]