Our Mission

To break the cycle of poverty for families facing homelessness by building pathways to long-term self-sufficiency, and providing quality early childhood education.

Our Vision

To be the leading and most valued organization in Metro Atlanta which positively impacts the lives of homeless children and their families.

Our Values

We address the needs of the entire family and provide all services free of charge in return for the family’s commitment to self-sufficiency as well as their commitment of time and energy.

The Atlanta Children's Shelter
We provide comfort, safety, love, reassurance… and a hug when needed.

Become a Volunteer

It has been said that a committed and energetic volunteer base is key to a successful organization.  Our Volunteer Program provides both groups and individuals the opportunity to become involved in the mission and services of the Atlanta Children’s Shelter.

Upcoming Events

  • December 12 - December 16 at

    Every year, ACS hosts our Holiday House event that supports homeless, formerly homeless, and low-income parents by empowering them to shop for free at the Atlanta Children’s...

  • Every year, ACS hosts our Holiday House event that supports homeless, formerly...


Client Spotlight

  Ms. Stephanie Tucci felt a wave of relief when she first came to Atlanta Children's Shelter, saying, "Before coming here, I was...

Atlanta Children’s Shelter Announces Leadership Transition

 The Atlanta Children’s Shelter Board of Directors today announced Sandra Holiday will resign as Executive Director effective Nov. 11 after more than...

Atlanta Children’s Shelter to Host Annual Women’s Giving Luncheon on May 11th

The Atlanta Children's Shelter (ACS) will host its annual Women's Giving Luncheon on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 from 11:30 am- 1...

Contact Us

If you'd like to donate, volunteer, learn about our services, etc.. Please let us know!

    P.O. Box 54322
    Atlanta, Georgia 30308-0322

  • Phone

    (404) 892-3713

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