Fact Sheet


Atlanta Mission transforms, through Christ, the lives of those facing homelessness.


Atlanta Mission is the city’s largest and longest-running provider of services to homeless men, women and children. Established in 1938, this Atlanta nonprofit organization provides emergency shelter, temporary shelter, recovery program’s, job attainment and transitional housing to more than 950 men, women and children daily. Atlanta Mission is a 501(c)3 organizational funded primarily by individual donations.

Statistics (FY 2017)

  • More than 593,487 meals served
  • More than 248,095 nights of shelter provided for individuals
  • 8,613 men, women, and children served

Women's and Children's Services

My Sister’s House:
Capacity: 276 beds for women and children in emergency shelter and residential transformation services: counseling, vocational training, life skills classes, spiritual development, and more.
921 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30318

The Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children (ADS):
Services at ADS include daycare, showers, laundry, lunch, MARTA cards for medical appointments, medical care, life-skills classes, recreational opportunities, access to My Sister's House, and much more.
655 Ethel Street, Atlanta, Georgia 30318

Men's Services

The Shepherd’s Inn:
Capacity: 340 beds for men in emergency shelter and residential transformation services: counseling, vocational training life skills classes, spiritual development, and more.
156 Mills Street, Atlanta, Georgia 30313

Fuqua Hall: 
Capacity: 92 men in Transitional Housing
144 Mills Street, Atlanta, Georgia 30313

The Potter’s House:
Capacity: 180 chemically addicted men in Residential Recovery and Transitional Housing
655 Potter’s House Road, Jefferson, Georgia 30549

Thrift Ministry

Our Christian nonprofit organization collects donated goods to sell in our five thrift store locations at a low cost to the community. All of the net-sale proceeds go directly into Atlanta Mission’s programs. Our thrift ministry division provides job training to clients in recovery at Atlanta Mission’s facilities and also offers vouchers for merchandise to needy families in the community.

Thrift store locations include:

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