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COVID-19 Resources

American Academy of Pediatrics ”Management of Infants Born to Mothers with COVID-19”: is an article providing guidance for recent mothers with COVID-19.

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Baby Center’s “Coronavirus “(COVID-19) pregnancy FAQs: Medical experts answer your questions”: is an article answering questions regarding COVID-19 and delivery, breastfeeding and COVID-19, and more.

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Carbon Health: helps you find a COVID-19 testing center or vaccine center, a flu vaccine center, or mammogram services near you.

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: for managing stress and daily life during the pandemic

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Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s “Pregnancy and Breastfeeding FAQs”: is a resource that discusses caring for newborns with the mother has COVID-19, breastfeeding and COVID-19, and keeping your baby safe and healthy.

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Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta: provides resources for answering questions about COVID-19 from pediatric experts at CHOA.

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Georgia COVID-19 Emotional Support Line: provides free and confidential emotional support and resource information as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is not a form of licensed or unlicensed mental health care or treatment.

For more information:

Call: 866-399-8938

Hours: Monday through Sunday, 8am-11pm EST

Georgia Department of Public Health COVID-19 Guidance: provides information on COVID-19 daily status, testing, vaccinations, and overall guidance.

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Call: (866) 782-4584 with questions

Harvard Medical School Coronavirus Resource Center: provides regularly updated information on COVID-19 in general, vaccinations, coping, in regards to children, and more.

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March of Dimes ”Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): What you need to know about its impact on moms and babies”: (includes Facebook group) is a consistently updated resource for supporting mothers and babies through the pandemic

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National Child Traumatic Stress Network: provides COVID-19 guides educating parents and caregivers on COVID-19 and how to protect and care for their family, in addition to coping with stress and anxiety.

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United Way of Greater Atlanta/ Atlanta COVID-19 Emergency Housing Assistance Program: The Atlanta COVID-19 Emergency Housing Assistance Program is available to incorporated City of Atlanta residents ONLY. Incorporated City of Atlanta residential renters who have experienced a loss of income because of COVID-19 will be able to receive assistance with the payment of their past due rent, utility and/or security deposit assistance dating back to March 13, 2020. Information/To apply for assistance: NOTE: applications are currently closed

What to Expect’s comprehensive list of the “Best online birthing, Lamaze, and lactation classes for pregnant women during the coronavirus outbreak”: provides information on classes for learning skills to use during labor and once the baby is born, including online birthing classes.

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World Health Organization’s “Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Pregnancy and childbirth”: is an article answering frequently asked questions regarding how pregnant women can protect themselves from COVID-19, the transmission of COVID-19 between mother and baby, vaccinations, and more.

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COVID-19 Resources

Resources for immediate response

Crisis Text Line connects you to a trained Crisis Counselor via text. Crisis Text Line provides free, text-based support 24/7.
For more information: Text: MHA to 741741 

  • For general support: text HOME or START to 741741 

  • For people of color: text STEVE to 741741 

  • For Deaf and hard of hearing individuals: text DEAF to 741741 

  • For Confidential Crisis Counselling: text SHARE to 741741 

  • For crisis support through NAMI: text NAMI to 741741 

  • For Muslim individuals: text SALAM to 741741 

  • For eating disorder support: text NEDA to 741741 

Day League: is a crisis hotline for survivors of sexual violence and sexual assault located in metro Atlanta, in addition to providing medical accompaniment, legal and court accompaniment, police accompaniment, financial advocacy, individual therapy services, therapy support groups, and a sexual assault nurse examiner program. For more information: 24 Hr Crisis Hotline: 404-377-1428

Dial 2-1-1 for help finding food, paying for housing bills, accessing free childcare, or other essential services, visit or dial 211 to speak to someone who can help. Run by the United Way. For more information: Call: 211 

Disaster Distress Helpline: provides crisis counseling and support for anyone in the U.S. experiencing distress or other mental health concerns related to any natural or human-caused disaster, including public health emergencies. For more information: 24/7 Hotline for call or text: 1-800-985-5990  (Spanish-speakers call and press “2” for bilingual support)

Georgia Crisis & Access Line: provides immediate access to routine or crisis services. GCAL is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year to help you or someone you care for in a crisis. To use GCAL text services, download the app My GCAL. The text services are also available 24 hours, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. For more information: Call: 1-800-715-4225 Text: Through the app My GCAL on the app store or google play

Grady Mobile Crisis Response Team: provides help to anyone having a severe mental health crisis who may be at risk to themselves or others. Call: 911 and ask for the Grady 7170 Mobile Psychiatric Team

IMAlive: is an online text network that responds to people in crisis with 100% of volunteers trained in crisis support. For more information: 


National Domestic Violence Hotline: is for any victims and survivors of domestic violence who need support. if you’re unable to speak safely, you can log onto or text LOVEIS to 22522. Services are free and available 24/7, with specific ones for Deaf individuals and Native American individuals. For more information: Call: 1-800-799-7233 Text: “START” to 88788 or log onto

National Human Trafficking Hotline: is a hotline for victims and survivors of human trafficking, in addition to having a referral directory for victims and survivors of human trafficking to find social and legal services. The hotline runs 24/7, 7 days a week, and provides support in more than 200 languages. For more information: Call: 1-888-373-7888 (TTY: 711) Text: 233733

National Runaway Safeline: works to keep America’s runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth safe and off the streets. They have a phone hotline, chat, email, and a forum, with a text function in development. For more information: Call (open 24/7): 1-800-786-2929 

RAINN: is a hotline for survivors of sexual violence and their loved one, with a mobile app, online chat, and education resources too. The hotline is free, confidential, and available 24/7. For more information: Call: (800) 656-4673

Suicide Prevention Lifeline: for 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress and their loved ones. Starting on July 16, 2022, 988 will be the new three-digit dialing code. For more information: Call: 1-800-273-8255

The Trevor Project is a national 24-hour, toll free confidential suicide hotline for LGBTQ youth. For more information: Call: 1-866-488-7386 Text: START to 678678 

Resources for immediate response

Support and Counselling Lines

7 Cups: provides free online text chat with a trained listener for emotional support and counseling or to find affordable online therapy with a licensed mental health professional. Free, anonymous virtual chat is available 24/7. To reach the text line or download the app:  

Caregiver Action Network: connects caregivers anonymously with other family caregivers in the community to receive encouragement and advice. For more information: Help Desk: (855) 227-3640 Hours: Monday through Friday, 8am-7pm EST 

Empower Work: is a support text line and web chat that provides free, immediate, and confidential support for people facing tough, non-legal work situations. For more information: Text: HELLO to (510) 674-1414 Hours: Monday through Friday, 10am-10pm EST 

Lyf App: is a social media app where users share highly personal aspects of themselves without the fear of judgment. It’s the one app where you can be yourself or write anonymously and people won’t degrade or bring you down. For more information: 

Parental Stress Line: is a 24-hour helpline for parents who need to discuss issues related to their children. The hotline is free, confidential, and available 24/7. They also provide free in-person and virtual support groups. For more information: Call: 1-800-632-8188

Peer2Peer Warm Line: provides Georgians the opportunity to receive empathetic peer support and assistance from an individual with lived experience recovering from mental health concerns over the phone 24 hours a day. If necessary, callers will be transferred to the Georgia Crisis & Access Line. For more information: Call: (888) 945-1414 Open 24 hours/day

Safe Place App: is an educational app that aims to provide education to the Black community on different mental illnesses such as: post-partum depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and more. The app is specifically made for educating the Black community on mental health. For more information: 

Shine App: The self-care app to help you through these uncertain times through daily mediations, community discussions, personalized affirmations, and journaling. For free you have access to a daily meditation, a daily article, and a gratitude log. For more information:

TheTribe Wellness Community: provides free, safe, online peer support groups for members facing mental health challenges and/or difficult family dynamics. Support group themes include Addiction, Anxiety, Depression, HIV/AIDS, LGBT, Marriage/Family, OCD and Teens. For more information: 

Support and Counselling Lines

Mental Health, Wellness, and Recovery Resources

54321 Grounding Technique: an exercise for coping with uncomfortable experiences in five steps. For more information:

Atlanta Harm Reduction Coalition: is a community-based organization committed to reduce the impact of HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, STI, and substance use within vulnerable communities. Services include culturally appropriate treatment; PrEP; testing for HIV, HVC, and STI; condoms; medication assited treatment; and more. For more information: Address: 1231 Joseph E. Boone Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30314 Call: (404) 817-9994 Email: Community Drop-In Hours: Monday/Wednesday 10am-1pm and 3:30-5pm, Tuesday 10am-5pm, Thursday 11am-6pm

AllenComm: for an online guide to cope with the COVID-19 lockdown. For more information:

Black Mental Wellness: offers resources, information about coping and wellness, and specific strategies for dealing with life stress. For more information:

Center for Black Women’s Wellness: The Wellness Program strives to broaden awareness of the many health issues affecting black women. Services include a Wellness Clinic to provide women’s health care, a Safety Net Clinic that provides no cost services for uninsured women and men, and a Community Prevention Program that offers a variety of programs to raise awareness about relevant health issues in the community and educate people about risk factors and how to prevent disease. For more information: Address: 477 Windsor Street SW, Suite 309, Atlanta, GA 30312. Call: (404) 688-9202 Hours: M-F 9am-5pm

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: for information on coping with a disaster or traumatic event. For more information:

Emory University Psychological Center provides low cost psychological services for the Atlanta community. The Center is offering telehealth therapy sessions through the Zoom platform. For more information: Call (404) 727-7451. Hours: Monday – Thursday 8:00am-8:00pm, Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm

Emory University Wellness Guides: provide information for coping with pandemic-related stress and emotional problems for people of all ages and backgrounds. For more information and access to these guides:

DeKalb County Community Service Board: provides comprehensive, evidence-based behavioral health, substance use, and crisis services for adults, children/adolescents, and families. Behavioral Health now offers video therapy or telehealth for your behavioral health needs. For more information: Call 404.892.4646 to schedule an appointment. To view five locations:

Grady Behavioral Health Outpatient Center/Park Place: provides outpatient services for individuals who need non-acute mental health care, patients can walk-in or request an appointment. Grady treats behavioral illnesses, including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, psychosis, and re-occurring substance use. For more information: Address: 10 Park Place South, Atlanta, GA, 30303. Call: (404) 616-4444 for main office, (404) 616-1000 for appointments Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-2pm


HelpGuide: is a nonprofit dedicated to providing individuals with quality health information, resources, and tools. Topics include mental health, health and wellness, children and family, relationships, aging, and more. For more information:

International Bipolar Foundation: provides education, resources, and supportive connection for those living with bipolar disorder. For more information: Email:

Mental Health America of Georgia: has links with several online learning webinars for people of all ages and needs. For more information:

National Alliance on Mental Illness: for resources and information guides, as well as mental health education and support groups. For more information: For support and education: For one-on-one support, call: (800) 950-6264 Hours: Monday through Friday, 10am-10pm ET Email:

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders: supports individuals struggling with eating disorders. Services include a helpline, support groups, mentor resources, a treatment directory, and education. For more information: Helpline: (888) 375-7767 Hours: Monday through Friday, 9am-9pm CST Email:

National Eating Disorders Association: supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders. Services include a helpline, online chat, support and treatment connections. For more information: Call: (800) 931-2237 Hours: Monday through Thursday, 11am-9pm ET, Friday 11am-5pm ET Online Chat: on website, Monday through Thursday 9am-9pm ET, Friday 9am-9pm ET Text: number above, Monday through Thursday 3pm-6pm, Friday 1pm-5pm ET

National Institutes of Health: for information about health and wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information:   

Zencare: provides an article on “7 Mental Health Tips For Black Folks From Black Therapists.” For more information:

Mental Health, Wellness, and Recovery Resources

Substance Use Resources

CARES Warm Line: is an empathetic support line for individuals in or seeking recovery from substance use disorder. For more information: Call: 1-844-326-5400 Hours: Every day, 8:30am-11pm

Drug & Alcohol Rehab: connects individuals struggling with substance use disorder to addiction treatment facilities and support group meetings. For more information: Call: (855) 520-2898 

Families Anonymous: is a 12 step fellowship for the family and friends of those individuals with drug, alcohol, or related behavioral issues. Services include in-person and virtual meetings among other resources. For more information: Call: (800) 736-9805 Email:

Georgia Tobacco Quit Line (GTQL): supports individuals in quitting smoking, vaping, and smokeless tobacco through telephone, text, and web-based services. The phone line is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including holidays. For more information:

  • English: 1-877-270-7867

  • Spanish: 1-877-266-3863

  • Hearing Impaired: 1-877-777-6534

Gilgal: is a Christ-centered recovery residence for women experiencing homelessness due to drug and alcohol addiction through recovery programs, workforce development, and more. For more information: Call: (404) 305-8007 Hours: M-F 9:00am – 4:00pm Email:

MARR Addiction Treatment Centers: offers long-term residential addiction treatment to men and women, including those with dependent children, through intensive, high-quality, gender-specific rehab programs, including programs for homeless and low-income individuals. For more information: Call: (678) 736-7693

National Association for Children of Addiction: provides support, in addition to working to raise awareness and support institutions, to those with a parent who abuses alcohol or drugs in addition to training professionals to better support those individuals. For more information:

Online AA meetings: to find a meeting, go to

Online NAWs meetings: to find a meeting, go to

The Post-Overdose Program (POP): is a part of mobile integrated health at Grady and is meant to support those struggling with substance abuse by providing therapeutic services including peer coaching, harm reduction strategies, and access to treatment programs. A POP Peer support specialist can be reached at (678) 207-8251.

SAMHSA Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator: is a confidential and anonymous information source for those seeking treatment in the U.S. regarding substance use, addiction, and/or mental health problems. For more information: Call: 1-800-662-4357 for referrals and information, open 24/7

Substance Use Resources

Finding a Remote Counselor/Therapist

Academy of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies: is a global community of mental health professionals dedicated to upholding excellence in the dissemination, implementation, and practice of cognitive behavior therapies. To find a therapist:

Anxiety and Depression Association of America: has find a therapist directory for those needing support for anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and other related disorders. For more information:

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: has a directory for finding U.S. and international suicide bereavement support groups. For more information:

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies: has a Find-a-Therapist service to connect you with therapists schooled in cognitive and behavioral techniques. For more information:

Avita Community Partners: provides inpatient and outpatient services counselling and psychiatric services for all people in northeast Georgia, including individual and family counselling, psychiatry, psychoeducation classes, rehab, employment support, medical services. For more information: Locations: 24/7 Crisis Hotline: (800) 715-4225


Ayana Therapy: provides online therapy for marginalized and intersectional communities For more information:

Black Emotional and Mental Health: has a Black Virtual Wellness Directory to help individuals find a virtual Black therapist, doula, yoga teacher, mediator, and more. For more information:

Black Female Therapists: has a directory of Black female therapists across the USA and provides a safe place for Black women to discuss their mental health and wellness journey. For more information:


Black Male Therapists: has a directory of Black male therapists across the USA, with filters for virtual vs in-person, LGBTQ+ therapists, and more. For more information:

The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation: is a mental health advocacy group that works to remove the stigma surrounding mental health issues in the African-American community through campaigns, including the Free Virtual Therapy Support Campaign and a directory for finding a culturally competent therapist. For more information:

Chris Counseling: provides a wide range of therapeutic services in Metro Atlanta including individual and group therapy, family counseling, childhood trauma intervention programs. For more information and locations: Call: (770) 722-0080 to connect with an office. Email:


Cobb County Behavioral Health Crisis Center: offers comprehensive gender specific substance use treatment designed to promote healthy, stable and drug free families. Address: 1758 County Services Parkway, SE Marietta, GA 30008. Call: (404) 794-4857 For more information:


Family Ties: provides child and adolescent mental health services. For more information: Address: 270 Carpenter Dr NE # 400, Sandy Springs, GA 30328. Call: (678) 460-0345


Fulton County Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities: offers resources at its community-based mental health center locations that serve children, adolescents and families, adults, and senior citizens, including those with intellectuals and developmental disabilities. For more information: See website for specific hours and contact information


Inclusive Therapists: is a resource for finding individual therapy, relationship therapy, family therapy, therapy for children, therapy for teens, group therapy, coaching, medication management, low-cost services, teletherapy, and therapist supervision that centers the needs of BIPOC, LGBTQ+, neurodiverse, and disabled individuals. For more information:

LGBTQ Therapist Resource: seeks to improve access to safe, competent therapists for LGBTQ-identified individuals in Georgia through therapy groups and a therapist directory. For more information:


The Link Counseling Center: provides counseling, psychotherapy, and support groups to individuals of all ages on a sliding fee scale. To schedule an appointment: (404) 256-9797 For more information:

The Loveland Foundation: provides resources and initiatives are collaborative and they prioritize opportunity, access, validation, and healing, as well as access and funding for therapy with a particular focus on Black women and girls. For more information:


National Queer and Trans Therapist of Color Network: is advancing healing justice by transforming mental heal for queer and trans people of color, including through a directory of therapists. For more information:


SAMHSA Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator: is a confidential and anonymous information source for those seeking treatment in the U.S. regarding substance use and mental health problems. For more information: Call: 1-800-662-4357 for referrals and information, open 24/7

Therapy for Black Girls: helps Black girls find therapists both in-office and virtual. For more information:

Therapy for Black Men: includes a directory of therapists and coaches, a blog, and other resource links to provide judgment-free care for Black men. For more information:

Therapy for Queer People of Color: is a directory of inclusive mental health providers dedicated to meeting the needs of the LGBTQ and POC communities. For more information:!directory


Tru Circle: helps clients find a therapist, either in-person or online, and understand the therapy process. For more information:

Viewpoint: provides treatment for mental illness and substance abuse (particularly for uninsured, low-income Medicaid, Medicare patients). For more information: Daytime Number: (678) 209-2411


You Are Rad: connects users with resources for finding a therapist, answering mental health questions, and applying for grants to cover the cost of therapy For more information:

Finding a Remote Counselor/Therapist

Clinics and Health Centers

Absolute Care: is a healthcare center providing services including primary care, gender-affirming care, PrEP and PEP, pharmacy, infectious disease care, behavioral health care, and more. For more information: Address: 2140 Peachtree Road NW, Suite 232, Atlanta, GA 30309 Call: (404) 231-4431


Ascensa Health: previously known as St. Jude’s recovery center, is an eight facility behavioral health system of care that works to sustain recovery and return individuals to their families and communities. Services include intake and assessments, treatment planning, addiction and co-occurring mental health treatment, life-skills training, health services, counseling, and more. For more information: Address: 139 Renaissance Pkwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30308-2324 Call: (404) 249-6272 for the most update information about the admissions process Email: Hours: Monday through Friday 8am - 4pm


Community Advanced Practice Nurses: provide physical and mental healthcare services for women and children. They offer pediatric and general services as well as therapy and counseling. Clinics have on site shelters, accept walk-in appointments, and provide quality care regardless of ability to pay. For more information: Address: 173 Boulevard NE Atlanta, GA 30312. Call or text: (404) 658-1500 For hours and locations:


Family Planning Clinic at Grady Hospital: provides education, counseling, medical, and birth control services along with STI screenings for men and women. For more information: Call: (404) 616 3678 Address: 80 Jesse Hill Jr Drive SE, Atlanta, GA 30303 Hours: Monday and Wednesday 8:00am – 12:30pm, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm

Grady’s Advice Nurse Line: is a 24/7 call line staffed by specially trained registered nurses and on-call physicians to help guide you during times of worry and uncertainty. Call: (404) 616-0600


Intown Primary Care: is a health care practice focused on the total well-being of the individual and providing quality, personal, and proactive health care to develop solutions based on our patients’ needs. They provide hormone replacement therapy, LGBT health care, STD testing, cosmetic care, physical exams, psychiatric care, weight management, and more. For more information: Address: 2215 Cheshire Bridge Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30324. Call: (404) 541-0944 Hours: Monday through Thursday 8:30am – 5:00pm (telehealth to 7pm MW, 6pm TR), Friday 8:30am - 4:00pm, Saturday 9:00am – 3:00pm


Mercy Care: provides all-around healthcare services regardless of insurance or income status, including primary medical care, pediatric primary care, behavioral health and psychiatry, case management, dental care, vision care, health education, HIV treatment, breast and cervical cancer treatment, and more. For more information: Call: (678) 843-8600 Locations:

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Neighborhood Union Health Center: is a multidisciplinary facility in the state designed to address health disparities experienced in the Vine City community. In addition to the Department of Health and Wellness services, the center will provide mental health and substance abuse counseling, career counseling and training, and primary care services. Address: 186 Sunset Ave NW # 186, Atlanta, GA 30314. Call: (404) 612-4665 Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am-5:30pm


Planned Parenthood: is a national provider of high-quality affordable health care and sex education for women, men, and young people. Services include abortion services and referrals, birth control, emergency contraception, general health care, HIV services, LGBT specific services, patient education, pregnancy testing and services, STD testing and treatment, and more. To Find a Health Center or For More Information:

Someone Cares: provides physical and behavioral health services to people living with HIV and other difficulties related to sexual health. For more information: Call: (470) 355-5044 Address: 236 Forsyth St, Suite 201 and 204, Atlanta, GA 30303

Clinics and Health Centers

Resources for Pregnant Women and Parents

The 4th Trimester Project: provides expert-written resources and information for families. For more information:

Atlanta Healthy Start Initiative by the Center for Black Women’s Wellness: is a federally funded maternal and infant health initiative designed to improve maternal and infant health outcomes, alongside other maternal health resources from the center. For more information:

Bright Horizons: provides family resources for life at home including support for parents and caregivers, health and safety tips for elders and children, and educational and learning resources. For more information:

The Center for Family Resources: provides direct assistance, housing, and financial services to families in need. Housing services are only available for Cobb County residents. For more information: Call: (770) 428-2601

Emory University: provides a comprehensive family and childcare resource list for many different at home circumstances. For more information:

First-year Baby Costs Calculator: is a customizable resource to figure out what you are likely to spend during your baby’s first year. For more information:

PEACE for Moms: offers a group therapy called Mothers and Babies, focusing on improved coping skills and interventions to address symptoms of depression and anxiety. This group is offered free over telehealth for 6-9 weeks and 60-90 minutes per session, though participants can only enter at certain intervals. They are currently recruiting for the first group beginning in January 2022. For referring patients: To get a consultation or community referral: (470) 977-3223 Hours: M-F from 8:00am to 5:00pm For more information on Mothers and Babies: Email:

Postpartum Depression: provides resources and education for those impacted by postpartum depression in addition to help individuals find local services and online support groups. For more information: Email: or fill out contact form on website

PostPartum Support International: provides a helpline, text line, online support groups, loss and grief resources, and more for parents post pregnancy. For more information: Call: 1-800-944-4773 (1 en Español, 2 in English) Text (English): “Help” to 800-944-4773 Text (en Español): (971) 203-7773 Messages are returned every day of the week

SPRITE: Supporting Parent Relationships with Infants Through Early Childhood: is an infant and early childhood mental health clinic at Emory University providing many different services. For more information: Call: (404) 778-5526 to get an intake packet

  • Infant Parent Dyadic Therapy for Ages 0-5: Explore thoughts, feelings and parents’ own early childhood experiences to better understand your child’s and your own needs and improve your relationship.

  • Parent Child Interaction Therapy for Ages 1-6: This is an evidence-based therapy in which parents are coached in play skills and delivering respectful, consistent discipline.

  • Neuropsychological Evaluation for Ages 0-3: If you are concerned your child isn’t developing appropriately, this evaluation could be beneficial.

  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Ages 3-18: Help your child tell the story of what happened to them, put the past in the past and understand the lessons you can take away from hardship.


The Ultimate First Year Baby Budget: is an article, based on experience, of various costs to account for in the first year of having a baby For more information: 

Resources for Pregnant Women and Parents

Pregnancy Loss Resources

The Compassionate Friends: provides highly personal comfort, hope, and support to every family experiencing the death of a son or a daughter, a brother or a sister, or a grandchild, and helps others better assist the grieving family through online communities, private Facebook Groups, and local chapters. For more information: To find a chapter:


H.E.A.R.T. strings: is in the Perinatal Bereavement & Palliative Care department at Northside Hospital and provides support to families experiencing the death of a baby and the loss of a pregnancy due to miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth, premature delivery, neonatal death and support following termination due to problems with the baby or mother. For more information:

Address: Northside Hospital - Atlanta Campus. 1000 Johnson Ferry Road NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30342 Call: (404) 851-8177 Email:

Rachel's Gift Infant Bereavement Support Group: is for parents, families and friends who have experienced a loss through miscarriage, stillbirth or infant death. They hold a pregnancy and infant loss support group online Thursdays at 7:00pm EST. For more information: Call: (470) 278-1956 Email:

Share Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support, Inc.: serves those whose lives are touched by the tragic death of a baby through pregnancy loss, stillbirth or in the first few months of life. It is an online pregnancy loss group that meets the 1st Tuesday of each month at 8 PM (EST). The Share office also maintains an active presence on Facebook, with three support groups and Share’s National page. The support groups are closed groups to protect privacy and require approval prior to posting within the page. The National Share page is a public page and posts current information regarding events, pertinent articles, chapter updates, and videos from bereaved families. For more information: Call: 1-800-821-6819 Email:


Stillbirthday Connect: is an online, web-accessible application that begins with a virtual map, allowing mothers and families to locate and connect with the area Stillbirthday (Bereavement) Doulas who are published in its database. For more information:

Pregnancy Loss Resources

Trauma Resources

After a Suicide Resource Directory: is a portal linking individuals grieving after a death by suicide to a directory of resources and information for coping with the grief, trauma, and distress. For more information:

The Anxiety and Depression Association of America: “How to Prevent Trauma from Becoming PTSD” by Debra Kissen & Michelle Lozano is a resource on handling trauma and healing following a traumatic event. For more information:

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy “Trauma Fact Sheets” (Information and Therapist Directory): is a resource for those experiencing exceptionally stressful events and coping and understanding themselves following the event. For more information:   

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network: is an information and therapist directory for children, adolescents, and families working to raise the standard of care and improve access to services for traumatized children and those around them. For more information:

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT): is a therapist directory, including telehealth resources, for those searching for TF-CBT, an evidence-based treatment for children and adolescents impacted by trauma and their parents or caregivers. For more information: To find a TF-CBT certified therapist:

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD: has a therapist directory for assessing and treating Veterans with PTSD. For more information:

Trauma Resources

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Resources

1-in-6: provides support for males who have been sexually abused through addressing common questions and myths and a 24/7 chat service. They also have weekly chat-based support groups facilitated by a counselor. For more information:

Day League: provides direct services, prevention education, and advocacy for youth and adult survivors of sexual assault, their families, and the community as a whole. For More Information: Address: 204 Church Street, Decatur, GA, 30030 24-Hour Crisis Hotline: (404) 377-1428

  • Services include: medical accompaniment, legal and court appointment, police accompaniment, financial advocacy, Individual therapy services for survivors of sexual assault ages 13 and up, and therapy support groups, No cost confidential forensic medical examinations to survivors of sexual assault ages 16 and up (including a medical examination, short-term crisis advocacy and case management, and instructions on the legal process)

International Women's House: provides a safe haven and supportive services to women and children who are the victims of family violence, sexual abuse, and human trafficking, with a focus on immigrant and refugee women and children, cultural sensitivity and self-sufficiency. For more information: Call: (770) 413-5557

  • Services offered: State-certified shelter for victims of domestic violence, 24/7 crisis line with multi-lingual staff, Legal advocacy, Counseling, Parenting and financial skills training, Job training, Assistance with SNAP & Medicaid applications, Assistance with immigration paperwork, Housing assistance


LiveSafe resources: works to provide safety and healing to those impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault and elder abuse by offering services, creating awareness and fostering support within our community. For More Information: Crisis Line: (770) 427-3390

  • Services offered: 24/7 crisis hotline, Trauma-focused crisis intervention, Undisclosed emergency shelter and transitional housing, Assistance with permanent housing/assisted living placement, Case management, Medical/Legal appointment accompaniment, Help in obtaining financial assistance, Counseling (individual and family as appropriate), Home visits/check-in (once in a safe environment), individual and community psycho-education  


Love is Respect: offers confidential support for teens, young adults, and their loved ones seeking help, resources, or information related to healthy relationships and dating abuse in the US, including a 24/7 hotline, text number, and live online chat. For more information: Call: (866) 331-9474 Text: “LOVEIS” to 22522 


National Children’s Advocacy Center: provides child abuse response and prevention through intervention programs, medical and mental health services, prevention services, case management services, and parenting services. For more information: Call: (256) 533-5437


National Domestic Violence Hotline is for any victims and survivors of domestic violence who need support. if you’re unable to speak safely, you can log onto or text LOVEIS to 22522. For more information: Call: 1-800-799-7233 For TTY Call: 1-800-799-7233 Text: LOVEIS to 22522 or log onto


Partnership Against Domestic Violence: works to end the crime of intimate partner violence and empower its survivors through education, promoting healthy dating relationships among adolescents and teens to prevent future violence, offering safety and shelter for battered women and their children, restoring power, self-sufficiency, and control to survivors, and creating an effective and coordinated community response to intimate partner violence. For More Information: Metro Atlanta Crisis Line: (404) 873-1766 National Crisis Line: (800) 621-4673

  • Services offered: 2 emergency shelters (Fulton & Gwinnett counties), While in housing, clients receive assistance with clothing, food, transportation, child care, and referrals for housing and job opportunities, 24/7 crisis line, Legal advocacy, Outreach and prevention programs, Supportive independent housing assistance, Women’s support groups        

RAINN: is a hotline for survivors of sexual violence and their loved one, in addition to having an app, online chat, and education resources. For more information: 24/7 Hotline: (800) 656-4673

Safe-Haven transitional: works to support survivors with or without children, who are making the transition from a violent environment and provide them with resources and tools to strengthen, and restore them back into society as self-sufficient individuals. For More Information: Call: (404) 241-8740 Hours: Monday through Thursday 10am – 6pm, Friday 10am-2pm

  • Services offered: support groups and counseling, financial classes and life skill courses, as well as helping women establish permanent housing and employment provides information to people of all genders regarding domestic violence, sexual violence, or any other topic found on the website, including an email hotline. For more information: NOTE: email hotline is closed to new users until February 2, 2022 at 5:00pm ET  


Women’s Resource Center to End Domestic Violence: meets the immediate and mid-term needs of survivors of domestic violence, including children. For more information: 24-hour hotline: (404) 688-9436

  • Services offered: Emergency housing for victims of domestic violence (shelter), Legal advocacy, Domestic violence support groups, Child and family advocacy, Community education, Violence prevention program, Nia's Place (provides supervised visitation and supervised exchange of children for families affected by domestic violence), Savings program wherein the WRCEDV offers 50 cents for every dollar participants save up to a maximum of 1,000.

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Resources

General, Financial, and Legal Resources

Antioch Urban Ministries Inc.: distributes funds from Fulton Country COVID19 Relief to assist with mortgage, rent, and utilities among other services, and has an Emergency Relief Fund. For more information: Address: 466 Northside Dr, Atlanta, GA 30318 Call: (404) 524-9775

The Assistance Fund: is for those who qualify for financial support, their service provides patient advocates to assist in securing financial assistance for co-payments, prescriptions, deductibles, premiums and medical expenses. For more information: Call: (855) 845-3663 Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am – 7:00pm

Atlanta Housing: Provides information on Emergency Housing Vouchers, which assist individuals and families 1) who are experiencing homelessness; 2) at risk of experiencing homelessness; 3) fleeing, or attempting to flee, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, or human trafficking; or 4) were recently homeless and for whom providing rental assistance will prevent the family’s homelessness or having high risk of housing instability. Information:

Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation: offers legal representation free of change, including representing families and individuals at risk for eviction and people break free from intimate partner abuse. For more information: Call: (404) 521-0790 Hours: Monday through Thursday 9:00am - 1:00pm NOTE: applications are currently closed for emergency financial assistance

Buckhead Christian Ministry: supports families in crisis through supportive housing, financial education, debt remediation, and savings matches. For more information: Address: 2847 Piedmont Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305 Call: (404) 239-0058 Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-4pm

CareerWorks: through the Atlanta Center for Self-Sufficiency, CareerWorks uses a four-step model to help individuals reach economic self-sustainability. For more information:


Everyone On: Connects people with low-cost internet service and computers, as well as digital learning programs, particularly through the Affordable Connectivity Program. For more information: To access the ACP directly:

Family Advancement Ministries: provides financial assistance to families as well as other supports for the children (clothing, car seats, diapers etc.) For more information: Call: (478) 745-7165 to determine if you qualify for the financial assistance program is an online resource that connects users to free and reduced cost local resources such as medical care, food, housing, transportation and much more. For more information:


Free Clinic Directory: offers free clinic treatment locater by zip code for medical/non-mental health services (children’s health care, dental care, eye care, women’s health) For more information:

Georgia Department of Community Affairs: The Georgia Rental Assistance Program can provide up to 18 months of rental and utility assistance, paid directly to participating landlords and service providers on behalf of tenants. In order to qualify, you must have proof of a financial hardship since March 13, 2020. Information: Phone: 833-827-7368

Georgia Legal Services: provides free legal services to low-income or senior-aged Georgians. Information: Phone: 1-833-457-7529

Get Your Refund: provides free tax filing assistance from trained, IRS-certified volunteers to families earning less than $66,000 a year. For more information:

Help When You Need it or 211: call 211 to conduct a zip-code-based search for local resources including food pantries, stores that accept food stamps, assisted living facilities, domestic violence and homeless shelters, mental health & substance use treatment, free clinics, legal and financial assistance. For more information: or

Help with Bills: provides information about government programs that help with bill payment, temporary assistance, jobs/unemployment, credit, etc. Current programs on the page include help with home energy bill, COVID-19 rental assistance, help with medical bills, TANF, telephone service help, and prescription drug costs. For more information:

Job Accommodation Network: provides free and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues through chat, e-mail, or voicemail. For more information: To Contact: Call: (800) 526-7234 Hours: Monday through Friday 9am-6pm EST

Lambda Legal in Atlanta: provides legal assistance to LGBT+ people and anyone living with HIV. For more information: Call: (404) 897-1880 Address: 1 West Court Square, Suite 105, Decatur, GA 30030

Legal Aid Atlanta: offers free civil legal aid for low income individuals across metro Atlanta through housing, consumer, family, and health related issues. For more information: To Get Help: and find the contact information for the office closest to you.

Macon Bibb EOC: provides community support through community services block grants, employment services, low income home energy assistance program, HS/EHS, housing services, income management, transportation services, and volunteer services For more information: Office: (478) 738-3240 Community Outreach Center: (478) 750-8689


Need Help Paying Bills: provides information on assistance programs, charity organizations, and resources that provide help paying bills, mortgage and debt relief (financial, rent and government assistance). For more information:

Policing Alternatives & Diversion Initiative Community Referrals: helps with connecting you to short-term care and support, as well as referrals to other service providers. For more information: Call: 311 or (404) 546-0311 Hours: M-F 7am-7pm

STAR-C: helps to cover a portion of your apartment rent, though you must apply with landlord, and serves all metro Atlanta counties. For more information: Call: (404) 698-3781 NOTE: not currently acceptance new tenant applications, recommends reaching out to the Georgia Department of Community Affairs at (833) 827-7368

Unemployment Information: provides information on Georgia Unemployment Insurance in general and in terms of the COVID-19 pandemic For more information:

U.S. Small Business Administration: provides resources for available federal SBA loans and debt relief options For more information: NOTE: currently not accepting new COVID-19 related applications but are still offering PPP loan forgiveness and EIDEL loans

WorkSource DeKalb: is a federally funded program that helps individuals find the right job or career training at no cost to the individual. Services include job training, leadership development, supportive services, financial literacy education, and more. For more information: Address: 774 Jordan Lane, Building 4, Decatur, GA 30033 Call: (404) 687-3400 Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30am-5pm NOTE: building is currently closed to the public

Zion Hill Community Development Corporation: provides furniture, financial assistance, and financial counseling. For more information: Address: 2741 Bayard St, East Point, GA 30344 Call: (404) 766-3141

General, Financial, and Legal Resources

Food, Clothing, and Other General Needs

Abrahams House: has several food distribution programs, including food items and hot meals, a community closet, and youth programs. For more information: Address: 1517 Ralph David Abernathy Rd Atlanta, GA

Call: (404) 274-1810 Services, including a weekly hot meal: 11am-2pm


Action Ministries: works to address challenges of poverty by providing hunger relief and housing through several programs. For more information: Office: (404) 881-1991 To see if you are eligible for housing: call (404) 881-1991 ext. 5608 and leave a voicemail NOTE: housing services are for individuals between the ages of 18-24


Atlanta Community Food Bank: connects individuals to community food pantries. For more information: Address: 3400 North Desert Drive, Atlanta, GA 30344 Text: FINDFOOD or COMIDA (for Spanish) to (888) 976-2232 Call: (404) 892-3333

Atlanta Inner-City Ministry: distributes food Thursdays 11-2pm and clothes on Saturdays 11-1pm. For more information: Address: 1966 Lakewood Terr SE, Atlanta, GA 30315 Call: 404-622-7931 x100


Atlanta Recovery Center: helps homeless men through clothing assistance, bible study, daily meals, job search and readiness help, and referrals to medical clinics and treatment providers. For more information: Call: (404) 577-3352 Address: 169 Trinity Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30303


The Catholic Shrine of Immaculate Conception: supports homeless and low-income individuals through a food pantry, the morning sandwich ministry (every weekday 10 am to 10:30 am), the St. Francis Table Soup Kitchen, and is a location for the Central Night Shelter (see Men’s shelters). For more information: Address: 48 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30303 Call: (404) 521-1866 NOTE: night shelter runs from November 1 to March 31


Central Outreach and Advocacy Center: opens doors to overcome and prevent homelessness. They offer many programs, including birth certificates, Georgia ID cards, eye clinics, referrals for many services and homeless verification letters, food stamp assistance, and the Main Frame job readiness program. For more information: Address: 201 Washington St. SW, Atlanta, GA 30303 Email: Hours: Monday through Thursday 9am-12:30pm NOTE: phone line is currently closed


CHRIS 180 Drop-In Center The SPOT: is a trauma-informed safe space for emerging adults (age 16-26) experiencing homelessness and other vulnerabilities to plan and prepare for their future. Services include education and employment supports, housing and counseling resources, clothing closet, food pantry, various workshops, and more. For more information: Address: 1976 Flat Shoals Road SE, Atlanta, GA 30316 Email: Call: (404) 564-5201 Instagram: @chris180_advocate Twitter: @chris180_change Facebook: @chris180advocate Hours: MWF 9:00am-5:30pm TR 10am-5:30pm


City of Refuge: provides all around services for the homeless, including meals, a clinic, vocational training, and youth programs. For more information: Address: 1300 Joseph E. Boone Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30314. Call: (404) 874-2241 Email: NOTE: allow 48 hours to have a call returned


Community Assistance Center: CAC helps residents of Sandy Springs and Dunwoody facing emergency situations meet the basic needs of food, shelter and clothing. CAC assists individuals and families experiencing unexpected financial crisis from situations such as a job loss or other reduction of income, illness, medical emergency, divorce or catastrophic situations such as fire or flood. They also have a food pantry and clothing boutique. For more information: Locations and Hours: Helpline: (770) 552-4015 and leave a message with contact information.

Crossroads Community Ministries: helps people through the renewal project (a stabilization program), a food kitchen, and housing assistance. For more information: Call: 1-470-225-1995 Email: Address: 420 Courtland Street, Atlanta, GA 30308 Hours: M-F 9:30am to 1:30pm


DePaul Day Break: provides many services to homeless individuals such as housing, case management, breakfast, laundry facilities, showers, a health clinic, access to phones and computers, transportation assistance, and identification and documentation For more information: Address: 174 Walnut St., Macon, GA 31201 Call: (478) 216-9119 Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 7:30 – 11:00am, 12:00pm – 4:00pm and Tuesday 12:30 – 4:00pm


Feeding America: works to fight hunger in America and has a zip code based directory of food banks to help individuals in need find a food bank near them. For more information:

First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta: has a food pantry (open Tuesday and Thursday 1:00pm-3:00pm), Sunday Morning Prayer breakfast (open Sunday at 6:30am), public benefits applications assistance (Monday through Thursday 1:00pm-3:00pm), and a men’s clothing closet and shower (Monday and Wednesday 1:00pm-3:00pm). For more information: Call: 404-228-7746 or 404-228-7766 Address: 1328 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309


Free99Fridge: is a network of community fridges around metro Atlanta with produce, prepared meals, and non-perishables where community members are encouraged to take what they need and leave what they don’t. For more information (and locations): For Questions: check FAQs and, if you still have unanswered questions, email or DM on Instagram @free99fridge 


Giving Kitchen: offers emergency financial assistance to pay basic living expenses for food service workers facing an unanticipated crisis such as accident, illness, injury, death of an immediate family member. For more information: Address: 970 Jefferson St. NW, Ste 8, Atlanta, GA 30318 Call: (404) 254-1227 NOTE: cannot pay unemployment due to COVID-19


Hosea Helps Day Center: is a support program where families and individuals can visit their warehouse during the week and receive free emergency groceries, sign up for food stamps, receive household products, service plans, and financial assistance if eligible. For more information: Address: 2545 Forrest Hills Drive, Atlanta, GA 30315 (call first) Call: (404) 755-3353 Hours: Open Tuesday through Friday 10:00am – 12:00pm

Lutheran Church of the Redeemer: helps people with food and/or housing insecurity. Lunch is served 10:30am – 11:30am Monday through Friday For more information: Email: Call: 404-874-8664 Address: 731 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308


Midtown Assistance Center: is a non-profit whose mission is to provide emergency assistance to low-income working Atlantans to help prevent homelessness and hunger during periods of crisis. They remotely offer support through rent payments, utility bills, food/groceries, and MARTA cards for employment. For more information: Call: (404) 681-5777 Hours: Monday, Thursday, and Friday 9am-11am, Tuesday and Wednesday 10am-12pm NOTE: rent/ utility submissions are currently closed, hopefully opening every 2-3 weeks with an announcement a few days in advance


mRelief: helps individuals check their qualification and sign up for food stamps via website and text. For more information: Text: "Food” to 74544


Must Ministries: provides food, housing, job coaching, clothing, and healthcare in Marietta, GA. They also have an emergency rental assistance program for Cobb and Cherokee County residents For more information (and locations): Employment Hotline: (470) 313-1960 M-F 10am - 4pm


SafeHouse Outreach: provides meals each evening at 5:30pm for any individual seeking food, comfort and outreach mentoring. For more information: Address: 89 Ellis St Atlanta, GA 30303 Call: (404) 523-2221


St. Vincent de Paul: offers emergency assistance temporarily through housing, utilities, transportation, clothing, and medicine support as well as 40 food pantries in Georgia. For more information:  Call: (678) 892-6163

Food, Clothing, and Other General Needs

All Gender Shelters

Coordinated Entry System: the process through which individuals in the metro Atlanta area experiencing homelessness can access housing assessments, emergency shelter placement, homeless prevention services referral, and long-term housing resources. For more information: Call: (404) 215-6600 to access the Coordinated Entry System through the Gateway Center Hours: M-F 9am-4pm

Atlanta Mission: is an organization working to end homelessness by providing food and shelter, addiction recovery, job attainment support, counseling, spiritual recovery, and educational services. For more information: To get help, call: (404) 588-4000 NOTE: this is not a specific shelter, it is a network of shelters


Covenant House Georgia: provides emergency shelter, food, clothing, showers, and more for young people (age 18-21) facing homelessness and human trafficking. For more information: Address: 1559 Johnson Rd. NW, Atlanta, GA 30318 Main Phone: (404) 589-0163 Youth Direct Line: (404) 713-0954


Hope Atlanta: provides all-around services for homeless people, mostly serving people in crisis. Works to connect individuals with necessary services. For more information: Office Address: 34 Peachtree St NW, Suite 700, Atlanta, GA 30303 Email: Office Hours: Mon/Tues/Wed 9am-5pm, Thurs 9am-2pm Call: (404) 817-7070

Intown Collaborative Ministries: helps homeless people, with coordinated entry being the first step. For more information: Call: 404-590-6956 Email: Address: 1026 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306


Jerusalem House: provides permanent housing for low-income individuals and families affected by HIV For more information: Administrative Office Phone: (404) 350-1633 Georgia Relay 711: (404) 351-4816 Administrative Office Email: NOTE: requires a referral from Hope Atlanta. Applicants must call (404) 574-193 (the hope Atlanta central intake line) and leave a voicemail, they will return the call within 48 hours


Our House: provides shelter for families experiencing homeless as well as family services, early childhood education, and employment services. The shelter offers up to six months of housing for families with newborns under six months of age. For more information: Atlanta Location: 173 Boulevard NE, Atlanta, GA 30312; (404) 522-6056 Decatur Location: 711 S. Columbia Dr, Decatur, GA 30030; (404) 378-0938 Email: NOTE: shelter is currently full, though they still encourage families to get on the waitlist

Salvation Army Metro Atlanta: provides emergency, transitional, and recovery programs. For more information: Call: 404) 486-2700 Address: 469 Marietta Street, Atlanta, GA 30313


The Serenity House: is transitional housing. They provide comprehensive support services for 3 months to obtain employment, GED, technical or college education, etc. For more information: Call: (844) 473-7364 Email:


Zaban Paradies Center: assists homeless couples over 21 through their Short-Term Residential Services Program, their Day Resource Center, and their Rapid-Rehousing Support Services. For more information: Address: 1605 Peachtree St. NE Atlanta, GA 30309 Call: (404) 872-2915 Email: or, for residential programs, Note: the Short-Term Residential Program only runs September 15 through May 15

All Gender Shelters

Women's Shelters

City of Refuge: provides housing for women and children through Eden Village and House of Cherith, which is specifically for women recovering from sexual trauma, in addition to meals, vocational training, and youth programs. Address: 1300 Joseph E. Boone Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30314 For more information: Eden Village Hotline: (404) 564-7764 Call: (404) 874-2241 Email: NOTE: must call the Eden Village hotline (see number above) about available space and allow 48 hours for them to return your call

The Drake House: sponsored by United Way, provides housing and education programs for mothers experiencing homelessness in North Metro Atlanta. For more information: Call: (770) 587-4712 Email:

Mary Hall Freedom Village: provides substance-abuse treatment services for women and families as well as emergency, transitional, and permanent housing, sober living, and specific transitional housing for veterans. Priority is given to pregnant women and IV drug users. For more information: Address: 8995 Roswell Rd, Sandy Springs, GA 30350 Call: see specific phone numbers at


My Sister’s House: is an overnight homeless shelter that accommodates both women and children. My Sister’s House also works to meet some of the other immediate needs of those who stay here. The caring and compassionate staff address those needs by offering counseling and childcare services as well as referrals for health and legal care. The staff also helps the residents find transitional housing and job training. For more information: Address: 921 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318 Call: (404) 367-2465 NOTE: admissions take place through Restoration House

Rebecca’s Tent: provides shelter, food, and safety to homeless women. For more information: Call: 404-873-3147 Email: Address: 1180 University Drive NE, Atlanta, GA 30306


Restoration House: a trauma-informed shelter for women and children in the community providing shelter, meals, resource referrals, and medical care. Admissions take place by phone Monday through Wednesday 8:00 am – 10:00 am using the phone number below, expect to leave a voicemail and have your call returned. For more information: Address: 655 Ethel St. NW, Atlanta, GA, 30318 Call: (404) 588-4007

Women's Shelters

Men's Shelters

Atlanta City Baptist Rescue Mission: has several programs to help people find employment and provide them with food, showers, and clothing. For more information: Call: (404) 577-3409 Address: 316 Peters St, Atlanta, GA 30313


Evolution Center: emotional and physical support for homeless men, including rapid access to safe shelter. For more information: Call: (404) 215-6600


The Potter’s House: , through Atlanta Mission, is a 12-month, Christian-based, residential recovery program for men dealing with chemical addiction. Services include evidence-based curriculum, 12-Step coaching, spiritual education services, clinical groups and classes, recovery groups, GED classes, job coaching, financial literacy education, worship and recreational opportunities, and more. For more information/to apply: Address: 655 Potter House Rd, Jefferson, GA 30549 Call: (706) 543-8338 APPLY ONLINE TO SET UP AN INTERVIEW


The Shepherd’s Inn: , through Atlanta Mission, provides shelter, meals, laundry, social services, life skills classes, group and individual counseling, job training, spiritual services, and more. For more information: Address: 165 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30313 Call: (404) 367-2493 NOTE: client intake sessions are in-person Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:30am - 11:30am, they are encouraged to arrive by 7:30am


Trinity Community Ministries: helps homeless men reclaim their lives and return to their families and communities as mentors and leaders. Programs include the Trinity House-Big Bethel and Trinity Living, which both help support individuals struggling with drug and alcohol addiction through group and individual counseling, case management, and peer-to-peer support. For more information: To Apply, Call: (404) 222-0553 Email:

Men's Shelters

Family Shelters and Services

Atlanta Children’s Shelter: provides service to homeless families with young children between 6 weeks and 5 years. Additionally, the shelter provides early childhood education, social services that allow families to gain the skills they need to become self-sufficient, and other resources through various community partnerships. For more information: Address: 607 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30308 Call: (404) 892-3713 Email:


Homestretch: provides working homeless families (must be employed and have children) with temporary housing and support in achieving permanent housing and stability. For more information: Address: 89 Grove Way Roswell, GA 30075 Call: (770) 642-9185 ext. 112 or use contact form to apply   


Kansas Children’s Service League: is a resource dictionary for parents. Find helpful resources and supports near you through this site. For more information: For free, confidential support in English or Spanish, call: 1-800-CHILDREN or (1-800-332-6378)  


Nicholas House: is a shelter in Atlanta that shelters homeless families regardless of composition and seeks to keep families together during the traumatic experience of homelessness. Services include four housing models, adult education and training, youth services programs, and care up to two years after leaving the program. For more information: Access Point: 275 Pryor St, Atlanta, GA 30303 (the Gateway Center) in addition to several mobile access points. Call: (404) 622-0793 or see Contact Us page for more location specific phone numbers NOTE: must go through Coordinated Entry Access Points


Rainbow Village: through the ASPIRE program, provides safe, stable housing and supportive services, as well as three years of supportive services following completion of the ASPIRE program and afterschool programming for children of participants. For more information: Address: 3427 Duluth Highway 120, Duluth, GA 30096 Call: (770) 497-1888 Hours: Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm EST NOTE: not an emergency shelter To check current capacity: email

Solomon’s Temple: assists women and children facing houselessness, including day care services. For more information: Call: 678-766-5752 Email: Address: 2836 Springdale Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30315

Family Shelters and Services

Aging Population Services

Connect2Affect: provides resources for elderly adults who are isolated or lonely by building social connections through various activities in addition to providing resources regarding transportation, money, food, and more. For more information:

The Georgia Senior Legal Hotline: a hotline through Legal Aid Atlanta for individuals 60 or older. For more information: Phone: 404-657-9915 or (toll free) 1-888-257-9519


National Adult Protective Services Association: is a social services program provided by state and/or local governments nationwide for older adults and adults with disabilities in need of assistance. Workers investigate cases of abuse, neglect, or exploitation, working closely with allied professionals. For more information: Call: (202) 370-6292


Senior Community Services Employment Program: is a community service and work-based job training program for low-income, unemployed seniors. For more information: Toll-Free Help Line: 1-877-US2-JOBS or 1-877-872-5627

Aging Population Services

LGBTQ+ Resources

Equality Clinic of Augusta: is an LGBTQ-friendly space for those in the Central Savannah River Area community who are under- or un-insured and fall below 200% of the federal poverty level. Services include primary care, gender transition support, HIV screening, PrEP, free blood work, free clinical pathology tests, oral health screenings, and mental health support. For more information: Call: (762) 218-2226 Email: Address: 1014 Moore Avenue, August, GA 30904 NOTE: email or call the number above to schedule an appointment and include your name, desired appointment date and time, any necessary information, and how they should contact you. Clinic is open the second and fourth Wednesday of every month beginning at 5:30pm

Galano: is a support center for the Greater Atlanta LGBTQ+ and friends’ recovery community and 12-Step meetings, including alcoholic anonymous, narcotics anonymous, emotions anonymous, and more. For more information: Address: 585 Dutch Valley Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30324

LGBT National Help Center: has a hotline that provides telephone, online private on-to-one chat, and email peer-support in addition to factual information and local resources. For more information: Call: (888) 843-4564 Email: Hours: Monday through Friday 4pm to 12am EST, Saturday 12pm to 5pm EST

LGBTQ Therapist Resource: seeks to improve access to safe, competent therapists for LGBTQ-identified individuals in Georgia through therapy groups and a therapist directory. For more information:

Lost and Found Youth: provides 24/7 crisis support, housing, clothing and food, mental health services, STD and health referrals, education resources, and more as well as a safe space to LGBTQ youth ages 13 through 25. For more information: Address: 2585 Chantilly Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30324 24/7 Hotline: (678) 856-7825                                                                                                                           

National Queer and Trans Therapist of Color Network: is advancing healing justice by transforming mental heal for queer and trans people of color, including through a directory of therapists. For more information:


OutCare: provides extensive information and education on LGBTQ+ healthcare, including connecting individuals to affirming healthcare providers. For more information: Email:


PFLAG Atlanta: works to promote the health and well-being of LGBTQ+ individuals, their families, and friends through support, education, and advocacy. Their major programs include three monthly support groups. For more information:


Point of Pride: works to serve trans people in need through gender-affirming support programs. Services include an annual surgery fun, a free chest binder and trans femme shapewear program, an electrolysis financial support program, an HRT access fund, and other community support initiatives for trans youth and adults. For more information:


SAGE: works to support LGBTQ+ elders, by advocating for and supporting their rights and fostering a greater sense of community among LGBTQ+ individuals later in life. For more information: 24/7 Hotline: (877) 360-5428


Therapy for Queer People of Color: is a directory of inclusive mental health providers dedicated to meeting the needs of the LGBTQ and POC communities. For more information:!directory


TRANScending Barriers Atlanta: is a non-profit that works to serve the transgender community in Atlanta through many programs, including case management, gender marker and name change assistance, re-entry transitional assistance for those recently incarcerated, and a peer empowerment group. For more information: Address: 1755 The Exchange Suite 115, Atlanta, GA 30339 Email:


Trans Housing Atlanta Program: works to provide safe housing and appropriate supportive services to transgender and gender nonconforming individuals who are homeless to facilitate movement to independent living and promote productive employment and reduction of risky behaviors. These services include, but are not limited to, sponsorship for housing causes, emergency housing assistance, food vouchers, and connection to care for mental health, job placement, and housing needs. For more information: Email: Call: (404) 458-7948, leave a message if they don’t pick up NOTE: to be considered for resources, fill out the THAP assistance request form under the “What We Do” tab to be contacted by their case manager


Trans Lifeline: is a non-profit organization offering direct emotional and financial support to trans people in crisis through a crisis hotline run by trans/nonbinary peer operators, a family and friends hotline (same number), and microgrants for name and gender marker changes, access to trans health care, and necessities for incarcerated trans individuals. For more information: Hotline: (877) 565-8860 Current Hours: operators are guaranteed to be on call 5:00pm – 1:00am EST


The Trevor Project: a national 24-hour, toll free confidential suicide hotline for LGBTQ youth. For more information: Call: 1-866-488-7386  Text: START to 678678 


LGBTQ Resource Center at the University of Georgia: provides a list of resources for the LGBTQ+ community at UGA. For more information:

LGBTQ+ Resources

Women's Health

Atlanta Care Center: provides free, confidential services to help women facing unplanned pregnancies, including pregnancy tests, ultrasounds and abortion information. For more information: Address: 1801 Peachtree St Suite 225, Atlanta, GA 30309 Call: (404) 870-0788 Appointment Hours: Monday through Wednesday 10am-4pm, Thursday 10am-5:30pm, Saturday 9:30am-1pm


Family Planning Division at Grady Hospital: is an adult family planning clinic and teen service clinic, including providing medically indicated pregnancy terminations, and the Department of OB/GYN at Grady provides the contraception consults. Outpatient Family Planning Clinic Nurse Line: (404) 616-3513


Feminist Women’s Health Center: provides safe, accessible, and compassionate gynecological care and abortions to all those who need it without judgement. Feminist Women's Health Center (FWHC) strives to empower women through service, education, and advocacy. For more information: Address: 1924 Cliff Valley Way NE, Atlanta, GA 30329 Call: (404) 728-7900 Hours: Monday through Friday 7:30am-5:30pm, Saturday 8am-2pm

Women's Health

Veterans Resources

Atlanta Center for Self-Sufficiency: provides medical care, housing assistance, and vocational training for U.S. military veterans through their CareerWorks Veterans’ Services (CVET). For more information: To enroll: fill out this form at the bottom of the page


Atlanta VA Health Care System: is an all-services health care center for veterans. For more information: Address: 1670 Clairmont Rd, Decatur, GA 30033 Call: (404) 321-6111 For other locations: 

Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency: works to help veterans with disabilities to become fully productive members of society by achieving independence and meaningful employment. For more information: To Find a Location:


Give an Hour: provides confidential, no-cost mental health services for military members and their families as well as providing resources to improve mental health literacy. For more information:  


Military Helpline: is a free and confidential crisis intervention program staffed by veterans and others who understand military-specific issues. For more information: Call: (888) 457-4838 open 24/7/365 Text: “MIL1” to 839863 open 5:00pm – 9:00pm EST


National Call Center for Homeless Veterans: is free 24/7 help from trained counselors for homeless veterans to get connected with services in your area. For more information: Call: 1-877-424-3838


Quest Veterans Village: is an apartment development used for permanent supportive housing for veterans. For more information: Call: (678) 705-5318 Hours: Monday through Friday 9am-4:30pm


U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD: has a therapist directory for assessing and treating Veterans with PTSD. For more information:

Veterans Crisis Line: a 24/7 crisis hotline that connects you with caring, qualified responders within the Department of Veterans Affairs, many of whom are Veterans themselves For more information: Call: 1-800-273-8255 and press 1 Text: 838255

Veterans Employment Assistance Program (VEAP): supports homeless veterans entering or re-entering the civilian job market through their Career Works four-step program as well as vocational training, certification programs, and assistance with veterans benefits. For more information:


Veteran Empowerment Organization of Georgia: provides homeless veterans with a safety net of housing, meals, health care, substance abuse and mental health treatment, and after care in addition to job assessment, training and placement assistance. For more information: Address: 373 West Lake Avenue NW, Atlanta, GA 30318 Call: 404-889-8710 Hours: Every day 9am-5:00pm

Veterans Resources
HIV Services

HIV Services

AID Atlanta: ensures that the quality of life of its members is not reduced by their HIV status and provides a range of services to meet housing, medical and educational needs. Services include HIV and STI testing, primary care, medical case management, housing and utility assistance, behavioral health services, pharmacy, PrEP physical exams, and more. For more information: Main Office Address: 1605 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30309 Main Office Hours: Monday through Friday 9am-6pm General Information: (404) 870-7700 STI Testing: (404) 870-7741 STI Testing Hours: Monday through Thursday 10am-7pm, Friday 9am-6pm (last person is taken one hour before closing)


AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF): provides advanced medical care specifically for HIV-positive individuals. For more information: To Find The Nearest Location and Hours:


Georgia AIDS and STI Info Line: is a confidential and anonymous resource service that provides accurate, current, and comprehensive information. For more information: Call: 1-800-551-2728 or (404) 876-9944 Hours: Monday through Thursday 9am-9pm, Friday 9am-7pm


Positive Impact Health Centers: works to provide client centered care for the HIV community, to have a life worth living. Services include medical services, testing and prevention services, addiction services, counseling services, supportive services, and housing. For locations, and contact information: 

Someone Cares: provides physical and behavioral health services to people living with HIV and other difficulties related to sexual health. For more information: Call: (470) 355-5044 Address: 236 Forsyth St, Suite 201 and 204, Atlanta, GA 30303

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