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:
The names of the twin Giant Panda cubs at Zoo Atlanta were revealed today in the 100th Day Naming Ceremony. The 100th Day Naming Ceremony is a milestone date in the Chinese tradition when pandas are [...]
Dekalb County is hosting a resource fair on domestic violence prevention in downtown Decatur. Sherry Boston, Dekalb County Solicitor, will host the event from 8 am to 12:30pm in the Maloof Auditorium at 1300 Commerce [...]
The Dekalb Community Service Board is offering a daylong program deigned to identify and help people in crisis. The course will provide education in mental health first aid at Richardson Health Center in Decatur on [...]
The Peachtree City Volunteer Firefighters Association is preparing a thrill for its annual Haunted House. The thrills and chills start Friday, October 25th and Saturday, October 26th at the Leach Fire Station on GA Hwy. [...]
Every nine minutes the American Red Cross gives help and hope to those in need. Unfortunately, the need for help does not take a holiday. So this holiday season give something that means something. To [...]
It’s that time again when back to school season turns into Flu season. The CDC wants all children to have the recommended immunizations before the Flu season starts. There are specific immunizations for various ages [...]
The Ryan Cameron Foundation’s Put Your Heart & Sole Into It Walk & Fun Run is a family friendly event open to all ages. This 1.2 mile walk will be held Saturday, November 2, 2013 [...]
The Georgia Chapter of the Lupus Foundation of America is holding their Night of Hope Gala 2013 on Friday November 1, 2013 at the Mason Murer Art Gallery. The Gala will honor Pat and Sherry [...]
Atlanta (WAOK/AJC) — Dekalb County Animal Services is currently providing free spaying and neutering procedures to pit bull terriers and pit bulls mixes owned by Dekalb County residents. The Free Pit Fix program aims to [...]
Walk & Roll for GBS/CIDP – Gr. Atlanta is the new signature walk to support the mission of the GBS/CIDP Foundation International. The walk and roll will take place on Saturday, October 12th in Covington, [...]