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

There are no upcoming events at this time.
There are no upcoming events at this time.


Black History Month with the Kiddos!

This month, our Early Childhood Education students dove into Black History, celebrating the remarkable achievements and contributions of Black individuals. They didn't...

Welcome H.O.M.E.

Recently, the City of Atlanta introduced the Welcome H.O.M.E. initiative, a streamlined and transparent system for permitting affordable housing projects. Streamlining the permitting system...

A group of occupational therapy students observes their professor working with an ACS infant student who is playfully putting their hand in the professor's face

Transforming Care: Our New Occupational Therapy Program

This year, we have formed a partnership with Georgia State not only to receive free speech and language therapy, but also to receive...

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