Emergency Aid Referral List
Glenn Memorial does not provide any direct aid or assistance. The following programs do provide immediate and direct aid to folks needing assistance
The 24/7 Gateway Center
275 Pryor Street SW, Atlanta, GA 30303
The Gateway Center is the point of entry to the community’s continuum of care created to help homeless individuals. This point of entry is a “triage center” for homelessness. It include shelter, toilets, showers, a laundry, food and water, a place to come in from the elements and rest, limited temporary storage for personal belongings, telephones, general information, and referral resources. Gateway can provide immediate emergency shelter and then will work with the client to find temporary and then permanent housing.
Decatur Cooperative Ministry Hagar’s House
P.O. Box 457, Decatur, GA 30031
Hagar’s House provides emergency shelter and support services for women with children.
St. John's Lutheran Church
1410 Ponce De Leon Ave., Atlanta, GA 30307
St. John's provides a freeze shelter on nights when the temperature drops below 28 degrees.
Clifton Sanctuary Ministries
369 Connecticut Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30307
Clifton Sanctuary provides shelter, showers, meals, and clothing for men. The office is staffed from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm Monday through Friday and from 6:00 to 10:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday.
Emory “Cliff” Shuttles and Clifton Corridor Transportation
All Emory campus and CCTMA shuttles are FREE and open to the public (no ID is required to ride). The CCTMA will provide free transportation to the Decatur MARTA Station. Schedules and route maps are available at this link
Intown Collaborative Ministries
Transportaion Assistance is available on Thursdays at Church of Our Savior, 1068 N. Highland Ave., 9:30 am - 12:30 pm.
SUPPORT SERVICES - FOOD, CLOTHING, ETC.
Open Door Community
910 Ponce de Leon Ave., Atlanta GA 30306
The Open Door Community provides breakfasts and soup-kitchen lunches; showers and changes of clothes; and a free medical clinic. The community is open Sunday through Thursday. Call for the number above for the current schedule of services.
Atlanta Urban Ministries
458 Ponce de Leon Ave, Atlanta, GA 30308
Area codes served- 30306, 30307, 30308, 30309, 30312
Atlanta Emergency Aid provides emergency assistance to people who need help with rent, utilities, food, counseling and referrals. The Women’s Community Kitchen provides weekday lunches for women and children.
Dekalb Rape Crisis Center
204 Church Street, Decatur, GA 30030
24 hour crisis line: 404-377-1428
404-377-1429 (Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for information)
The Rape Crisis Center assists victims of sexual assault.
The Georgia Center for Children
202 Nelson Ferry Rd., Decatur, GA 30030
The Georgia Center for Children assists children and families that need to report or have experienced child sexual abuse.
Women’s Resource Center to End Domestic Violence
24 hour emergency line- 404-688-9436
The Women’s Resource Center assists battered women and children by providing emergency shelter and services.
Intown Collaborative Ministries - Emergency Needs Food Pantry
@ Druid Hills United Methodist Church
1200 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
InTown Collaborative Ministries Emergency Needs Food Pantry is open every Saturday to guests from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.
Intown Collaborative Ministries - Clothing Closet
Mercy Community Church
1027 Ponce De Leon Ave
InTown Collaborative Ministries Clothing Closet is open on Monday and Thursday, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm.
Mercy Community Church
1027 Ponce De Leon Ave., Atlanta, GA
Provides a clothing closet on Monday and Thursday, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm.