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

  • October 27 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am at Historic Fourth Ward Park

    Join us for our annual 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, October 27th at 8 AM. The route will start in the Historic Fourth Ward Park and continue throughout...

  • Join us for our annual 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, October 27th at...


Annual Women’s Giving Luncheon is a Success!

The Atlanta Children's Shelter would like to thank all of the 2019 Women's Giving Luncheon attendees, volunteers, and sponsors for your support!...

Annual Holiday House toy drive brings joy to homeless children this Holiday Season

During the week of December 17th-21st, we hosted our annual Holiday House toy drive.   With the support of donors, volunteers and sponsors like you,...

ACS featured on Focus Atlanta

The month of November is National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Month.   On November 25th, The Atlanta Children's Shelter's, Jordan Martin was featured and...

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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