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

  • 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....

  • Our Holiday House event supports parents facing homelessness or who faced homelessness...


Something Different — Ciera’s Story

Donate here! Ciera wanted something different for her family: “Throughout my life, my surroundings have always been unstable, and I didn’t want that...

Big Feelings — Londyn’s Journey

When Londyn first arrived at Atlanta Children’s Shelter, adjusting to change was difficult. For many children at ACS, change and adjustment can...

Spirit Week! Eek!

Our Early Childhood Education program has spent the last five days celebrating their annual Spirit Week! This week-long extravaganza wasn't just about boosting school...

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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