Glenn Memorial UMC
Sunday, March 01, 2015
Loving God, Loving Neighbor

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.

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.


404- 848-5000    


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 clinicThe 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

1485 Woodland Ave. SE, Atlanta, GA 30316
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
Clothing Closet is open on Thursday and Friday from 8:00 am - 9:00 am.