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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.

11 Locations offering the requested services. Providers are listed by name
Action Ministries of Augusta
1002 Greene Street
Augusta, GA 30901
(706) 750-8016 Main Client Number
Richmond County
(706) 750-8016 Main Client Number
Buckhead Christian Ministry, Inc.
2847 Piedmont Rd., NE
Murray Building
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 239-0038 Main Client Number   Press 2 for Financial Assistance
(404) 365-8811 Thrift Store
(404) 239-0058 Administrative
(404) 239-0871 Fax
Fulton County
Family Promise of Augusta
(706) 364-4462 Main Client Number
(706) 364-4001 Fax
Family Promise of Cobb County
1823 Blackwell Rd.
Marietta, GA 30066
Cobb County
Family Promise of Gwinnett County, Inc.
3495-B Sugarloaf Pkwy.
Lawrenceville, GA 30044
(678) 376-8950 Main Client Number
(770) 995-3339 Gwinnett Helpline
Gwinnett County
Family Promise of NewRock
Confidential Address
Conyers, GA 30094
Rockdale 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
Greater Augusta Presbyterian Ministries/ GAP Ministries
1240 Ellis Street
Augusta, GA 30901
Richmond County
(706) 722-4408 Main Client Number
89 Grove Way
Roswell, GA 30075
(770) 642-9185 ext. 112 Main Client Number
(770) 642-6282 Fax
Fulton County
Interfaith Outreach Home, Inc.
Doraville, GA 30340
(770) 457-3727 Main Client Number
(770) 457-5216 Fax
DeKalb County
Rainbow Village, Inc.
3427 Duluth Hwy. 120
Duluth, GA 30096
(770) 497-1888 Main Client Number
(770) 497-1825 Fax
Gwinnett County
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