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 16 @ 8:00 am - December 20 @ 5:00 pm at

    Holiday House is an annual event where homeless and formerly homeless families come and shop ‘Free’ for clothing, toys, and necessities for the Holidays. This year, Holiday House...

LATEST NEWS

Runners helped the Atlanta Children’s Shelter raise over $85,000 to Bury Poverty!

The Atlanta Children's Shelter (ACS), community partners, sponsors and supporters gathered in the Historic Fourth Ward Park for the "Bury Poverty" 5K...

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,...

Contact Us

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

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

  • Phone

    (404) 892-3713

Join Our Mailing List

If you would like to be added to our mailing list to receive newsletters and other information about the Atlanta Children’s Shelter, please complete the form below:


By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Atlanta Children's Shelter, PO Box 54322, Atlanta, GA, 30308, https://www.acsatl.org. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact