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:
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 [...]
Are you or anyone you know a victim of Domestic violence? If so, is there a household pet? Many are not aware that pets are victims of domestic violence too. Ahimsa House is a nonprofit [...]
It’s that time of the year when Toys for Tots helps spread the Christmas spirit to children all over the world. This year help spread a little holiday cheer to children in the Metro-Atlanta area. [...]
Georgia State University Jazz Combos 8 p.m. December 3- April 15 Georgia State University School of Music students perform jazz standards, contemporary and Latin jazz in different combos at the Florence Kopleff Recital Hall Cost: FREE and open to [...]
On Saturday December 28, 2013 Total Dance Dancical Productions, Inc. will ignite the holiday season with their 17th annual Kwanzaa Celebration at the Fulton County Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Road, S.W., Atlanta, GA [...]
The Center for Family Resources will collect food and grocery store certificates Thursday November 21, 2013 at Jim R. Miller Park, 2245 Callaway Road, Marietta. The social service agency hopes to raise $75,000 for the [...]