The Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children

The Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children

The Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children provides immediate care to meet the basic needs of women and children experiencing homelessness in Atlanta. Upon entry, our staff provides a range of services including healthy and nourishing food. For those who choose further help, the staff creates a service plan specifically designed to meet their needs. The Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children encounters many such women and children in need. Last year for instance, nearly 3,400 unique women and children visited The Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children.

Specialized Services from the Beginning

Designed to meet basic needs, The Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children, offers women a full range of services to help them move forward and find future success, including:

  • Obtaining documentation such as social security cards, birth certificates and state identification cards
  • Acquiring a MARTA card for needed medical services
  • Care for immediate needs, such as a shower, lunch and laundry services.
  • Temporary child care
  • Referral to temporary or transitional housing
  • Life-skills training, recreational opportunities

The Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children offers a safe, comfortable refuge for women and children during the day and assists guests in finding nighttime accommodations.

Contact Us

The Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children is located at 655 Ethel St NW, Atlanta, GA 30318. We are open every weekday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m (Wednesdays at 2 p.m.). If you or someone you know needs help, call us at (404) 588-4007.

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