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.


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...

Heartwarming Holiday House Highlights

We wrapped up 2023 with a bang at our grandest event: Holiday House! We spread joy to 228 families, instilling over 700 children...

Two children in the background with the title "Gratitude" over them. Child on the left is wearing an apron and holding a "menu" for a breakfast diner and on the righ is a student wearing a giraffe pajama set with the biggest smile

Gratitude for End-of-Year Generosity

As 2023 neared to a close, we were $100,000 short. We asked you, our amazing community of supporters, for help, and you...

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