Center For Children And Young Adults - Open Gate (for Ages Birth To 12)
2221 Austell Road
Marietta, GA 30008
The Center for Children and Young Adults (CCYA) has three programs: Open Gate, Another Chance, and Turning Point. Open Gate provides shelter and transitional housing for children from birth to age 12, where the Children are referred via the Department of Family and Children Services. and Services provided: - Food - Clothing - Shelter - Academic Tutoring - Transportation to/from school Open Gate has 9 beds and since 2007, Open Gate has served 51 Children. The length of stay is determined on a case by case basis, but children are typically placed in a permanent home by the court system within 12 months. For more information contact CCYA or visit the CCYA website.
Helpful Definitions For Center For Children And Young Adults - Open Gate (for Ages Birth To 12):
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 Center For Children And Young Adults - Open Gate (for Ages Birth To 12):
Be a volunteer. Call Center For Children And Young Adults - Open Gate (for Ages Birth To 12) at 770-803-3500 for current volunteer work opportunities.
As A General Note About ShelterListings.org Listings:
ShelterListings.org 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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