Bigger Vision Community Shelter

95 North Ave
Athens, GA 30601

(706) 340-6062 Go To Website
Class of Housing/Services: Winter shelter

General Information:
Bigger Vision’s Winter Shelter Program seeks to provide a safe and comfortable place for those in homelessness in Athens, GA. We do this by provide a fair and equal opportunity to stay each night via a call-in system that is held at 4:00 pm each night from mid-October to mid-April. Guests receive a homemade meal, shower or laundry on an alternating schedule, a comfortable bed to sleep on, as well as breakfast in the morning. Opens mid-October - mid-April How to participate? Call (706) 340 - 6062 ext. 2 at 4:00 pm daily. What We Offer     Evening meal provided by volunteers from the community     Showers on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays     Laundry on Tuesdays and Thursdays     Library of reading materials     Information about services available in Athens     Comfortable bed     Safe environment     Toiletries as needed     Warm hats, gloves, scarves, and socks as needed     Breakfast in the morning Guests Requirements     A guest is defined as a person who is currently enrolled in Bigger Vision’s Abundant Life Program, or has called in at 4:00 pm and received confirmation of their stay during our Winter Shelter Program.     Guests may be male or female     Guest must be at least 18 years old. (We cannot accept children.)     Guests must be physically, mentally, and emotionally capable of coping in a communal environment.     Guests must be able to take care of themselves without the assistance of our staff or volunteers.     Guests must abide by all of the Facility Rules     Guests in Bigger Visions’ Abundant Life Program must abide by the Abundant Life Agreement     Guest will be required to fill out an in-take survey to help us better create programming for those in homelessness in Athens, GA.


How To Volunteer at Bigger Vision Community Shelter:
Be a volunteer. Call Bigger Vision Community Shelter at (706) 340-6062 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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