Atlanta Mission - Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children

655 Ethel Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

404) 588-4007 Visit Website Donate Go to Facebook
Class of Housing/Services: clothing closet, laundry, MARTA Cards for medical appointments, medical care, life skills classes, recreational opportunities, homeless women, needs assessment, job attainment, personal development

General Information:
The College Park campus, Village Atlanta, provides up to 18 months of transitional housing for women and women with children. The program has the capacity to house up to 60 women and children at a time. For more information contact the College Park Campus or visit the Atlanta Union Mission website. Hours:     Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8am-3pm     Wednesday: 8am-2pm Women seeking an emergency shelter bed should arrive before 10:30am.  


Helpful Definitions For Atlanta Mission - Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children:
Transitional housing is affordable supportive housing designed to provide housing and appropriate support services to persons who are homeless or who are close to homelessness. The transition is to help them be more self sufficient 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.

How To Volunteer at Atlanta Mission - Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children:
Be a volunteer. Call Atlanta Mission - Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children at 404) 588-4007 for current volunteer work opportunities.

As A General Note About Listings: does our best to provide listings that are free of cost. Many of the homeless shelters and services are free of charge. Some do charge small fees. We always urge the users of our website to visit the websites of the providers listed, OR give them a phone call to find out complete details.

In furtherance; Halfway Houses, Transitional Housing, and Substance Abuse Treatment Centers for the most part charge a fee. Most of the substance abuse resources we provide are low cost, Medicaid or sliding scale fee. We provide as much information as possible on the website of these locations.

Rooming and Boarding Houses do charge fees. We list them where we find them. They are a nice low cost option for housing.

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