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

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

  • November 3 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm at Top Golf Alpharetta

     VCC, would like to invite you to the 8th annual VCC Cares Charity Golf Tournament. Every year VCC holds this event as a way to give back...

  • December 11 - December 15 at The Atlanta Children’s Shelter

    Our Holiday House event supports parents facing homelessness or who faced homelessness in the past by empowering them to shop for free at the Atlanta Children’s Shelter....


“ACS Gives Us Chances…” – Paula’s Story

Paula and her two children were beyond excited when her daughter, Emarie, arrived just three short years ago. “Bringing in a new...

A New Year Means New Beginnings!

This month, the ECE Program kicked off the much-awaited 2023-2024 school year! Read on to learn about all the excitement!  Fostering Community, Igniting Curiosity  Every...

“Anything is Possible” – Deasia’s Story

A year ago, Deasia felt the weight of “little support and love” in her life. She needed “help as a single mother”...

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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