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 NAACP Atlanta will be holding their annual Jondelle Johnson Freedom Fund Dinner, honoring outstanding leaders all over the nation for their philanthropic work. The dinner will be hosted by Frank and Tanya Ski Saturday, [...]
The 25th Anniversary National Black Arts Festival will be held on September 13th from 12pm-4pm and September 14th from 9am-4pm at the Rialto Center for the Arts at Georgia State University. This two-day cultural celebration [...]
World Suicide Prevention Day is observed on September 10 each year to promote worldwide action to prevent suicides. Nearly 3000 people on average commit suicide daily, according to WHO. For every person who completes a [...]
According to Aljazeera.com, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has threatened possible reprisal attacks if the US attacks Syria, saying that if there are military strikes, Americans can “expect every action”. Assad’s comments came as part of a television interview [...]
Today on The Sidney Wood Show, we discussed the tragic case of Kendrick Johnson, the student who mysteriously died at Lowndes High school in Valdosta, GA. We spoke with the family’s attorney , C.B. King, [...]
Today on the show we had ‘many’ great interviews that were put in place to keep ‘you’ informed! Interview #1: Attorney Lorenzo Williams interviewed via phone about his Client Roy Middleton, a Florida man that [...]
The Clayton County Board of Health is hosting a Back to School Immunization Campaign July 22nd thru August 30th, Monday thru Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Children who are enrolling in [...]
National Action Network Founder, Marcus Coleman will be hosting Boys To Men II a male bonding conference for young men Friday September 6th from 4pm until 6pm at Etris Community Center. This conference will tackle [...]
Join The Peoples Agenda and Coalition Partners August 24th, 2013 for the Rally and march on Washington . The group is asking you to get on the bus as they travel to Washington in the [...]
Fulton County’s Priceless University, a “college prep” program that focuses on self-enrichment and self-development courses is recruiting middle and high school female youth to participate in the two-year leadership skills development program that provides the [...]