We are so proud to announce that after completing our 10th Toy Party and Silent Auction, we have donated more than 38,000 toys, 9,400 backpacks, and more than $474,000 in our decade of service to Georgia's underprivileged youth.
Agape Community Center
AID Atlanta Women & Pediatrics
Providing outreach programs for women and children living with and affected by HIV/AIDS.
All About Developmental Disability
Atlanta's preeminent resource on developmental disabilities, All About Developmental Disabilities (AADD) has been providing support services to families for more than 50 years. We are often the one place where people with developmental disabilities can go to achieve personal empowerment, family stability and community participation. AADD employs a family- and community-based approach to helping families with developmental disabilities, because the impact isn't limited to just one individual. We provide consultation and planning; individual and family support services; and education and political advocacy. For more information, visit www.aadd.org. AADD’s Mission: To build communities of support, acceptance and opportunity for children, adults and families living with developmental disabilities.
Atlanta Children's Shelter
For over 26 years, the Atlanta Children’s Shelter has been committed to providing loving, quality child development and support services for homeless families striving to become self-sufficient. Since 1986, we have successfully provided comprehensive total family care to nearly 5,000 homeless families and high quality early childhood education to over 8,000 homeless children. Our vision is to be the leading and most valued organization in Metro Atlanta which positively impacts the lives of homeless children and their families.
Camp Horizon provides year-round programs that restore dignity and hope to children, teens and young adults that have been abused and neglected empowering them to make good decisions and lead healthy, productive lives.
Childkind’s mission is to empower families caring for children with special healthcare needs, promoting safe, stable, and nurturing homes. We envision a world filled with endless possibilities, unconditional love and acceptance for these children and youth.
Mission: To heal children, strengthen families and build community.
Since 1981, the CHRIS Kids mission has been to heal children, strengthen families and build community. CHRIS is an acronym that represents our core values: Creativity, Honor, Respect, Integrity and Safety. Our goal is to unlock the potential of Georgia’s youth and fortify families by providing a hand up, not just a handout, through our integrated Family of Services. We believe that potential is a right, not a privilege. This holistic approach enables children, youth and families to unlock their potential for happiness, health and success despite challenging circumstances, often beyond their control. We offer an array of individualized programs through our Family of Services which includes: Behavioral Health, Safe Homes & Environments, Strong Communities and Education & Training. Our ambition is to be Georgia's go-to place where every vulnerable child or traumatized youth discovers how to unlock their potential. For more information or to help make a difference, visit www.chriskids.org.
Community Welcome House
The Community Welcome House is committed to bringing our community together to end the cycle of domestic violence by empowering individuals, children and families who are survivors of domestic violence.
Cool Girls, Inc.
Cool Girls is dedicated to the self-empowerment of girls. We inspire girls to change their world.
Devereux Georgia is located on a secure, tree-lined, 40-acre campus in Kennesaw, Georgia, serving children from age 8 to 21, who are experiencing emotional and behavioral challenges brought on by abuse, neglect, mental illness or intellectual/developmental disabilities. Devereux Community Programs provides specialty foster care, as well as an Independent Living facility for young men.
East Lake Foundation
Working to break the intergenerational cycle of poverty for East Lake residents through cradle to college education, safe and affordable housing and community wellness initiatives.
Easter Seals, North GA
Easter Seals North Georgia provides high-quality services to ensure that all children with disabilities or other special needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities.
Families First is Georgia’s leading non-profit family service agency, serving metro Atlanta for over 120 years. We assist over 40,000 of Georgia’s children and families each year. Our mission is to ensure the success of children in jeopardy by empowering families. Families First fosters strong communities by delivering comprehensive and sustainable solutions for children and families -- solutions that improve child well-being and family self-sufficiency.
Hillside will provide quality, cost-effective treatment and education to severely emotionally disturbed children and their families. Services will be provided in the least restrictive environment possible in accordance with the needs of the patient. Since our beginning in 1888, Hillside's mission has been to care for children and families in need.
Our mission at Idlewood Elementary School is to promote student learning by setting high academic standards and expectations.
Providing permanent housing for homeless adults and children living with HIV-AIDS.
Lost-n Found Youth Inc.
Lost-n-Found Youth, Inc. is an Atlanta-based nonprofit corporation whose mission is to take homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youths off the street and transition them into more permanent housing arrangements. We operate a 24/7 hotline at (678) 8-Lost-25 as well as a 6-bed housing facility in Atlanta, Georgia.
Lutheren Services of Georgia
Lutheran Services of Georgia is a 25 year old nonprofit organization, based in Midtown Atlanta, which directly serves children and families in need through several professionally staffed programs. These include adoption services; refugee resettlement; foster care; family visitation, disaster preparedness and recovery. Through these programs, children are able to thrive in a supportive family environment. In 2009 these programs served more than 3,400 people in need in metro Atlanta alone. This statewide agency serves thousands more people through offices in five other Georgia cities. LSG is committed to help those in need without regard to age, color, gender, sexual orientation, origin, race or religion.
For almost 30 years, Nicholas House has kept homeless families together by providing a temporary place to live and addressing the root causes of their homelessness, so they never become homeless again. Since 1982 we’ve helped over 1800 families become self-sufficient, and ended the cycle of poverty for their children who make up 70% of our participants.
Our House, Inc. was established in 1987 by concerned community residents who realized that shelter rules required homeless families to leave early each morning and not return until late in the afternoon. Our House’s mission is to break the chains of homelessness by providing quality early childhood education and comprehensive support services for families who are homeless. Our House programs for homeless families throughout Metro Atlanta include: free Early Childhood Education (accredited by NAEYC, the National Association for the Education of Young Children); Family Advocacy and support (case management and access to needed resources such as healthcare providers) and Parent Intern/CDA (job training and certificate-seeking course enabling participants to find employment in the childcare industry.) Our House serves 79 homeless children (ages six weeks - five years) and their parents daily, preparing children for success in school and assisting parents with opportunities to achieve self sufficiency. For more information, contact Amy Green, at 404 378-0938 Ext. 28, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SafePath Children’s Advocacy Center
SafePath’s mission is “to reduce the trauma to children and their families by offering a comprehensive, professional, and child-friendly approach to allegations of child abuse”. To accomplish this goal, SafePath offers crisis intervention support services for child victims and their caregivers to reduce trauma, immediate access to therapy and program services, establishment of an open, caring environment that helps them to begin the healing process, and open and positive relationships with team agencies that result in effective service delivery. Services are provided free of charge. SafePath’s vision is “a community free of child abuse” and provides prevention education services to the community including trainings free of charge and distribution of prevention materials.
Providing affordable child care and education and support services.
St. Patrick's Episcopal Church Malachi's Storehouse
Providing emergency food for our clients and their children for over 20 years.
Telamon Corporation has a 47-year history of working to improve the lives of people in need. Through our Georgia Migrant Head Start program, we have been providing high quality child development services to the children of farmworker families since 1981.