Host Agency

Trinity Community Ministries

Trinity Community Ministries (TCM) has operated and provided direct services to the Atlanta metropolitan community since 1981, and was officially incorporated as a 501(c)(3) organization in 1989. TCM provides services to hungry and homeless men in the Atlanta metropolitan area and surrounding counties through two core programs, Trinity House-Big Bethel and Trinity Living.

Trinity House-Big Bethel is a transitional housing and rehabilitation program that enables homeless men to regain control over their lives and, in many cases, reunite with their families. Residents undergo a comprehensive and rigorous program that includes a variety of life skills management techniques, individualized case management support, employment readiness coaching, financial literacy and substance abuse rehabilitation.

Trinity Living provides permanent supportive housing and services to homeless men, many of whom are veterans. who need sustained and veteran-specific assistance to succeed independently.

21 Bell Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 577-6651

Participating Agencies


3Keys provides permanent, supportive housing through more than 477 units across five properties in metro Atlanta. Working with supportive service providers, mental health agencies, and volunteer groups we enable homeless individuals to achieve dignity and self-sufficiency, while living with and treating their mental illness. 3Keys stands for the three keys we believe makes permanent housing work so well; Housing, Help and Hope.

2198 Dresden Drive
Atlanta, GA 30341
(404) 325-4572

Action Ministries, Inc.  

Action Ministries, Inc. is a nonprofit that provides an extensive network of community partners and volunteers with the tools and expertise to lead fellow Georgians out of poverty. By meeting basic needs of hunger relief, housing and education, Action Ministries removes barriers that prevent thousands of Georgians from breaking the cycle of poverty and realizing their potential. 

458 Ponce de Leon Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30308
(706) 963-0627

Atlanta Children's Shelter 

Dedicated to helping families overcome the issues that contribute to homelessness, including domestic violence and job loss, the Atlanta Children's Shelter focuses on the long-term self-sufficiency of the family - which sets us apart from other Atlanta homeless shelters. Since 1986, the Atlanta Children's Shelter has cared for almost 8,000 children and provided services for more than 5,000 families. 

P.O. Box 54322
Atlanta, GA 30308-0322
(404) 892-3713

Buckhead Christian Ministry

For 30 years, Buckhead Christian Ministry (BCM) has worked to prevent hunger and homelessness for local people facing life-changing events such as a job loss, a reduction in work hours or a medical problem.  By meeting basic needs through our Emergency Assistance Program, as well as providing access to life skills education and support services through our Housing Programs, BCM helps local families, primarily low-income workers, achieve stability and regain self-sufficiency. Community volunteers assist in the delivery of services, bringing hope and compassion to people of all faiths.

2847 Piedmont Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 239-0058

The Center for Working Families, Inc. 

Our mission is to advance economic success for hard-working families and their children through workforce development, economic support and asset building. We believe that every family should live in a vibrant community, with access to quality services and unlimited potential to achieve their goals and desires. 

477 Windsor Street, Suite 101
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 223- 3303

Central Outreach Advocacy Center

Central Outreach & Advocacy Center (Central OAC) opens doors to overcome and prevent homelessness. Since 1997, Central OAC, has served as a nonprofit in downtown Atlanta working with individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness or on the brink of homelessness. We open doors through three programs: supportive services, Main Frame Job Readiness Program and advocacy.

201 Washington Street SW
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 659-7119

Covenant House Georgia

Covenant House Georgia serves homeless and trafficked youth ages 18 - 21. We provide unconditional love and absolute respect and foster their journey to independence through our 90 day shelter and our two year independent living program. Other services include mental health supports, education and vocational training, an outreach team, a drop in center for youth ages 16 - 24 and recreational therapy. Covenant House serves over 86 youth any given night and over 1000 homeless and trafficked youth a year.

1559 Johnson Road NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 589-0163

Crossroads Community Ministries

Crossroads began over 40 years ago when a member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church handed a homeless man a sandwich.  Today, we are a refuge for people who are homeless in Atlanta, offering compassion with constructive programs designed to give the people who come to us for help the tools they need to get off the streets. Crossroads’ well-trained staff and committed volunteers provide a variety of services to help people who are homeless find shelter and stability.

420 Courtland Street
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 873-7650

The Drake House

The Drake House provides a short-term crisis and an affordable housing program for homeless single mothers and their children in North Metro Atlanta. The education, empowerment, and mentoring programs provide stability for the children, assist the family in becoming financially self-sufficient, and help the family to be contributing members of the community. Since 2006, the agency has served more than 410 families with over 750 children. Graduates have realized a cumulative success rate of 80% moving to stable housing and improving income between 40-60% upon completion of the program.

10500 Clara Drive 
Roswell, GA 30075
(770) 587-4712

Families First

Families First creates communities where all children and families have the opportunity to succeed and give back. By providing services like low-cost counseling, parenting classes, support to youth in foster care, and health and education resources to young families, we build strong communities while improving child well-being an family self-sufficiency.

80 Joseph E. Lowery Boulevard, NW
Atlanta, GA 30314
(404) 853-2800

Feed My Lambs

Feed My Lambs' mission is to partner with local businesses, communities and area churches to open Christian schools in economically impoverished areas, to help empower at-risk children spiritually, academically, physically and socially, and to improve families and communities. 

560 N Fairground ST
Marietta, GA 30060
(770) 795-9348

Food Security for America 

Food Security Groups are comprised of low-income families who meet bi-weekly to learn about healthy nutrition and lifestyles and foster spirtual communication and gratitude. Adequate nutritious food, self-respect and belonging to a community lead to confidence and hope, which contribute to resiliency. Children see – and help – parents involved in bringing home nutritious food. This homelessness prevention program stretches paychecks so members can pay rent, utilities and medical bills. 

4850 Ivy Ridge Drive, SE
Suite 104
Atlanta GA, 30339
(404) 895-7987

Furniture Bank

The Furniture Bank provides furniture to individuals and families coming out of homelessness, fleeing domestic violence, or struggling to make ends meet. Many people in Atlanta are without basic furniture necessities such as beds for sleeping or tables for eating meals. The Furniture Bank helps clients become self-sufficient through providing household furniture, making a house a home. The Furniture Bank also runs a Veteran Employment Program that provides on the job training, licensing, and job placement for homeless Veterans seeking full time employment in the warehouse and truck driving industries. The Furniture Bank helps over 5,000 people every year.

908 Murphy Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30310
(404) 355-8530

Gateway Center

Gateway Center (GWC) works to end homelessness in Metro Atlanta through therapeutic programs and community collaboration. The Gateway Center is designed to serve as the "gateway" to the community continuum of care that helps individuals move out of homelessness. GWC provides 352 beds for men who enter into programs geared to address the underlying reasons for their homelessness, such as unemployment, addictions, mental illness or domestic abuse. We strive to provide a supportive and IAMCHANGED setting where individuals can receive the tools they need to end their homelessness and achieve self-sufficiency. 

275 Pryor Street, NW
Atlanta GA, 30303
(404) 215-6600

HOPE Atlanta

HOPE Atlanta offers an array of services including shelter, permanent supportive housing, case management, street outreach, homeless prevention, domestic violence services, Veteran services, HIV/AIDS services, reunification, rapid re-housing and other emergency services. The majority of the people we assist are homless or are about to become homeless and have very low income and are in crisis. HOPE Atlanta steps in to help those in need of crisis intervention services. 

34 Peachtree Street NW
Suite 700
Atlanta GA, 30303
(404) 817-7070

Jerusalem House 

Jerusalem House provides 70% of the permanent supportive housing designated for Atlanta’s homeless and low-income population with HIV/AIDS. We achieve this through two residential programs and two master lease programs. We also have a tenant-based rental assistance program. 

17 Executive Park Drive
Department W, Suite 290
Atlanta GA, 30329
(404) 350-1633

Nicholas House

Our mission is to help homeless families become self-sufficient by providing them with a temporary place to live while addressing the root causes of their homelessness so that they never become homeless again. We are the only shelter in Atlanta that keeps families together regardless of composition because we believe that in the midst of a trauma as big as homelessness, no family should be separated. Since 1982, we have helped over 13,000 homeless family members get back on their feet.

P.O. Box 15577
Atlanta, GA 30333
(404) 622-0793

Project Community Connections, Inc.

Since 1999, Project Community Connections Inc. (PCCI) has successfully rehoused tens of thousands of individuals and families experiencing homelessness into decent, affordable places to live and thrive. As a rapid re-housing provider, PCCI leads with new ideas in areas that improve and enhance local best homeless services practices, is a housing advocate for our clients, demonstrates success through our actions, and makes a positive difference in the lives of our clients. In 2016 alone, PCCI rehoused 1,315 individuals, of which 90% were stably housed at program exit. 

302 Decatur Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30312 
(404) 215-9991

Soloman's Temple Foundation, Inc.

The Family Empowerment Institute is designed to empower and support families in the area of financial literacy for parent and child, parenting empowerment, job readiness and career prep, entrepreneurship training for parent and child, academic enrichment, mentorship, health and wellness and social activities. Activities are designed to reach and teach families effective life skills leaving a generational impact to support them as they return to permanent housing. 

2836 Springdale Road SW
Atlanta, GA 30315
(404) 762-4872

Veterans Empowerment Organization of Georgia

Veterans Empowerment Organization provides housing first, supportive services, job training and placement, substance abuse recovery and mental health assessments to veterans and their families. Since 2008 the VEO has helped over 4,000 veterans and family members recover from homelessness.

373 W Lake Avenue, NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 889- 8710

Wilderness Works

Serving Atlanta's chronically homeless, impoverished and extremely vulnerable children for over twenty years, Wilderness Works provides year-round enrichment, experiential education and character development through weekend city camps, week-long summer nature camps, and extended backcountry camping in our National Parks. Wilderness Works teaches self-worth through self-sufficiency gained during outdoor living discovery experiences at camps and leads to life-changing outcomes such as high school graduation. Funding provides camper scholarships for 8-18 year olds.

644 Memorial Drive, SE
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 441- 1087