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

  • May 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm at The Atrium at Uptown Atlanta

      Step into a night of celebration at Uptown Atlanta as we celebrate the legacy of our past client, Shaquira, with words from community pioneer Ann Cramer and...


Tenacity & Drive: Princess’ Journey

Recently, we welcomed a new parent, Princess, and her three children! Originally hailing from Nigeria, Princess arrived in the United States in 2017,...

Lift 2.0, a Housing Initiative

LIFT 2.0, a homeless response initiative aimed at housing 1,500 households by December 31, 2024, was launched in the summer of 2022 in...

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...

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