Get Help

If you or someone you know needs help — anything from a meal to overnight shelter to long-term recovery from addiction, abuse, or other challenging circumstances — you’ve come to the right place.

Atlanta Mission is a compassionate, caring, Christian organization that can meet the needs of struggling men, women, and children in difficult or desperate situations.

Call one of the following phone numbers for more information:

Atlanta Men's Services:
404.367.2493

Women & Children's Services:
404.588.4007

Northeast Georgia Men’s Services:
706.543.8338

Thrift Ministry:
404.367.2289

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911; or go to an emergency room.

Admissions for Women and Children

Women and children seeking shelter should go to The Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children, located at 655 Ethel Street NW, Monday-Friday, 8:15 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Admissions are based on bed availability. Other services are available between 8:15 a.m.-2:00 p.m.  For more information about services for women and children, please call 404.588.4007.

Candidates for admission to Atlanta Mission must:

    • Be over the age of 18 unless accompanied by a mother or legal guardian. Male children must be 11 years of age or younger; females must be 17 or younger.
    • Agree to abide by all guidelines, fully participate in all program activities, and refrain from any inappropriate activity.
    • Be fully detoxified with at least 72 hours since last use of drugs or 48 hours since last use of alcohol.
    • Be mentally and physically able to exercise proper personal hygiene and self-care, perform task assignments, and participate in all program functions within a non-medical, non-psychiatric facility.
    • Two-bag maximum of personal belongings for all facilities.

Admissions for Men in Atlanta

Men seeking shelter or services in Atlanta should go to The Shepherd’s Inn, located at 165 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW. Admissions are based on bed availability. For more information about services for men in Atlanta, please call 404.367.2493.

Candidates for admission to Atlanta Mission, The Shepherd’s Inn or Fuqua Hall must:

    • Be over the age of 18.
    • Agree to abide by all guidelines, fully participate in all program activities, and refrain from any inappropriate activity.
    • Be fully detoxified with at least 72 hours since last use of drugs or 48 hours since last use of alcohol.
    • Be mentally and physically able to exercise proper personal hygiene and self-care, perform task assignments, and participate in all program functions within a non-medical, non-psychiatric facility.
    • Two-bag maximum of personal belongings for all facilities.

Admissions for Men in Northeast Georgia

Candidates for admission to Atlanta Mission must:

    • Be over the age of 18.
    • Agree to abide by all guidelines, fully participate in all program activities, and refrain from any inappropriate activity.
    • Be fully detoxified with at least 72 hours since last use of drugs or 48 hours since last use of alcohol.
    • Be mentally and physically able to exercise proper personal hygiene and self-care, perform task assignments, and participate in all program functions within a non-medical, non-psychiatric facility.
    • Two-bag maximum of personal belongings for all facilities.

For those seeking admissions from jail and/or a detox center, please complete an online application. An admissions advocate will contact you to arrange an interview, after which you will be informed about next steps.

Atlanta Mission is a program-based ministry committed to transforming, through Christ, the lives of those facing homelessness. Our programs and facilities are designed to create environments that nurture healthy relationships with God, self, and others.

Candidates for admission are responsible for:

  • Completing one of the Intake Applications listed below and then mailing/faxing it to the Intake Counselor.
  • Contacting the Intake Counselor with questions regarding their intake status.
  • Signing and dating the application in the space provided.
  • Arranging a time to meet with the Intake Counselor for a face-to-face interview