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Transitional Housing/Shelter

Programs that provide extended shelter and supportive services primarily for homeless individuals and/or families with the goal of helping them live independently and transition into permanent housing. Some programs require that the individual/family be transitioning from a short-term emergency shelter. The length of stay varies considerably by program. It is generally longer than two weeks but typically 60 days or more and, in many cases, up to two years or more. The supportive services may be provided directly by the organization managing the housing or may be coordinated by them and provided by other public or private agencies. Transitional housing/shelter is generally provided in apartment style facilities with a higher degree of privacy than short-term homeless shelters; may be provided at no cost to the resident; and may be configured for specialized groups within the homeless population such as people with substance abuse problems, homeless mentally ill, homeless domestic violence victims, veterans or homeless people with AIDS/HIV. In some cases, a "transition in place" option allows families to continue living in the same complex (if not the same unit) where their transitional housing unit is located when they are ready to move to permanent housing. In other cases, the permanent housing option is either public housing or private rental housing supported by a tenant-based voucher subsidy. Included are post-domestic violence shelter housing programs that make affordable rental housing (or other accommodations) available to women, generally those who are coming directly out of a domestic violence shelter or other crisis shelter, often in apartment complexes owned by the shelter; and programs that provide transitional housing and support services for other targeted groups such as military and veteran families and others who need a temporary supportive living environment to maintain stability and begin to thrive.

22 Locations offering the requested services. Providers are listed by city
Athens Area Homeless Shelter
620 Barber St.
Athens, GA 30601
(706) 354-0423 Main Client Number
(706) 354-4226 Fax
Clarke County
City of Refuge, Inc.
1300 Joseph E. Boone Blvd., NW
Atlanta, GA 30314
(404) 952-1201 Main Client Number
(678) 843-8790 Mercy Care Clinic
(404) 564-7764 Intake Line   Emergency Assessment Housing
Fulton County
Next Home Ministries, Inc.
Confidential Address
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 348-4959 Main Client Number
Fulton County
Salvation Army - Metro Atlanta Area CommandSalvation Army - Red Shield Services
469 Marietta St., NW
Atlanta, GA 30313
(404) 486-2701 Main Client Number
(404) 486-2710 Additional Number   Financial Assistance
(404) 486-2718 Extreme Weather Shelter
Fulton County
The Point
(706) 631-7609 Main Client Number
Gwinnett Children's Shelter, Inc.
Confidential Address
Buford, GA 30519
(678) 546-8770 Main Client Number
(678) 546-8775 Fax
Gwinnett County
Center For Drug Free Living - Operation Center Focus
3905 Grissom Parkway
Bldg. 6
Cocoa, FL 32926
(321) 637-3788 Main Client Number   ask for homeless Veterans Program
Brevard County
Family Promise of NewRock
Confidential Address
Conyers, GA 30094
Rockdale County
Phoenix Pass, Inc.
631 Promise Path
Conyers, GA 30012
(770) 760-1020 Main Client Number
(770) 679-1363 Fax
Rockdale County
Cords of Life, Inc.
Confidential Address
Decatur, GA 30034
(404) 345-8877 Main Client Number
(404) 601-6486 Fax
DeKalb County
Interfaith Outreach Home, Inc.
Doraville, GA 30340
(770) 457-3727 Main Client Number
(770) 457-5216 Fax
DeKalb County
Douglas County Shelter Home, Inc./DCS
1755 Sandy Ln.
Douglasville, GA 30134
Douglas County
Rainbow Village, Inc.
3427 Duluth Hwy. 120
Duluth, GA 30096
(770) 497-1888 Main Client Number
(770) 497-1825 Fax
Gwinnett County
Family Promise of North Fulton/DeKalb
1978 Mt. Vernon Rd.
St. Luke's Presbyterian Church
Dunwoody, GA 30338
(770) 609-5407 Main Client Number
(770) 393-3278 Fax
Fulton County
My Sister's Place
2480 Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd. Unit 4
Gainesville, GA 30501
(770) 532-5111 Main Client Number
(770) 503-1181 Shelter Line
Hall County
Hope Shelter, Inc.
170 Flint River Rd.
Jonesboro, GA 30238
(678) 884-6600 Main Client Number - Also Used As Fax
Clayton County
House of Dawn, Inc.
Confidential Address
Jonesboro, GA 30236
(770) 477-2385 Main Client Number
(770) 477-2365 Fax
Clayton County
Family Promise of Gwinnett County, Inc.
3495-B Sugarloaf Prkwy.
Lawrenceville, GA 30044
(678) 376-8950 Main Client Number
(770) 995-3339 Gwinnett Helpline
Gwinnett County
Cobb Street Ministry, Inc.
11750 Powder Springs Rd. Ste. 190
Marietta, GA 30064
(770) 939-9280 Administrative Number
(770) 424-7676 Fax
Cobb County
Family Promise of Cobb County
1823 Blackwell Rd.
Marietta, GA 30066
Cobb County
HomeStretch
89 Grove Way
Roswell, GA 30075
(770) 642-9185 ext. 112 Main Client Number
(770) 642-6282 Fax
Fulton County
Salvation Army - Metro Atlanta Area CommandSalvation Army - Needham House Shelter
208 South St.
Thomasville, GA 31792
Thomas County
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