Buckhead Christian Ministry Atlanta
Atlanta, GA 30305
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Class of Housing: Transitional Housing
Hotline Hours: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm MON TUE FRI; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm WED THU
Food/Clothing: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm MON TUE FRI; 10:00 am to 7:30 pm THU Serving a 15-zip code target area, BCM offers a full spectrum of programs to address the unique needs of Atlanta’s working poor. BCM provides emergency assistance to families and individuals in crisis; placing special emphasis on preventing homelessness through education and the provision of food, clothing and financial assistance with rent and utilities. BCM also provides long-term assistance for working parents and their children through The 70/30 Project, Transitional Housing Program and our Money Management course.
The families that come to BCM for help represent the working force of Atlanta. They are people you see and work with every day; school bus drivers, paralegals, janitors, teachers’ aides, medical technicians, waitresses and store clerks. Even though they work fulltime, an emergency such as an ailing child, a reduction in work hours, a home fire, or a car accident, causes their tenuous situation to unravel quickly. The financial pressures of these emergencies often result in decisions that create even more difficult problems to overcome. Services:
- Brown Bag Food Programs
- Clothing Vouchers
- Electric Service Payment Assistance
- Food Pantries
- Formula/Baby Food
- Gas Service Payment Assistance
- Job Banks
- Mortgage Payment Assistance
- Rent Payment Assistance
- Thrift Shops
- Transitional Housing/Shelter for Homeless Families
- Water Service Payment Assistance
Fees may apply for this Transitional Housing resource. Contact Buckhead Christian Ministry with the contact information we provided to get full details. Oftentimes you can apply for sliding scale fee payment or other options if you are low income. You will need to speak with them to see if you qualify.
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Helpful Definitions For Buckhead Christian Ministry Atlanta:
Transitional housing is affordable supportive housing designed to provide housing and appropriate support services to persons who are homeless or who are close to homelessnessness. The transition is to help them be more self sufficience to move towards independent living on their own. Transitional housing locations are oftentimes called Halfway Houses. The naming of the two (Halfway House OR Transitional House) is oftentimes interchangeable.
Many Transitional Housing programs are subsidized and are income based. Income based transitional housing generally charges 30% of your income for rent when you do have income. Contact the transitional housing facility to see if this applies.
Services provided at transitional housing facilities varies from substance abuse treatment, to psychological assistance, job training, domestic violence assistance, etc. The assistance provided varies, but it is generally affordable and low cost housing. Read the descriptions of each of the transitional living locations for more detailed information. Transitional housing facilities also may or may not assist with alcohol and/or drug substance abuse treatment.
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