Community Resources
 

Welcome to our online resource center, which empowers the Love Life Christian Fellowship Church to be a blessing to those in need.  Whether the need is a resource for assistance with clothing, food, shelter, mental health, domestic violence, healthcare, childcare, child abuse, etc., you've come to the right place.  Help is at hand. Peruse this site and visit often, as new updates will be made frequently.

 

In His Service,

 

Grace C. Washington, M. Div.

Senior Pastor

 


 

Energy Assistance Agencies

 

1) Project SHARE:
Number for customers: Atlanta area 770-441-6200
1-800-25-SHARE outside Atlanta or The Salvation Army in your county.

Donations to Project SHARE are matched dollar for dollar by Georgia Power and assistance is provided within the county given. Project SHARE helps people in need with utilities, housing and other necessities.



2) Fulton Atlanta Community Action Authority
Phone- 404-523-7590

Fulton Atlanta CCA receives a funding from the state through block grants to assist low income and elderly with emergency and small financial assistance. Pay rent and utilities. LIHEAP is a once a year assistance where Government allocates funding to assist low income residence energy bills.


 

3) Sullivan Center
Phone - 404-753-1520

The Sullivan Center will pay a maximum of $250 towards the payment of mortgage, rent or utility bills. Recipients must attend four nutrition and financial planning classes (one hour each) once a week.



4) Jefferson Place
Phone-404-881-5200

Assist homeless individuals to move back into permanent housing. Provides job training, child care, food and clothing. Emergency and transitional housing are available. Pay rental and utility deposits for the first month, half the rent and utility bill the second month and one third of the rent and utility bills the third month. Georgia Power works with Jefferson Place by waiving the deposit after a credit scoring.


5) Poverty Rights

Phone- 404-790-0327

Is a ministry out of Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta -- community service center to get photo IDs, birth certificates, help people get help from other organizations—they have very low budget, but occasionally pay very small utility bills and partial rent.


6) St Vincent DePaul
Customers call: 770-477-2388

Provides payment of rent, utilities, food, clothing—money comes for parishioners in church. Volunteers from churches run the program.


7) DeKalb Partnership - Community Action Authority
404-929-2451

Dekalb Co CAA receives a funding from the state through block grants to assist low income and elderly with emergency and small financial assistance. They pay rent and utilities. LIHEAP is a once a year assistance where Government allocates funding to assist low income residence energy bills.



8) United Way- The United Way
211

United Way assists customers with utility bills, rent and other needs.

 


 

1) Dekalb Regional Detention Center
Contact: Yvonne Sampson or Laura Scott-Gist
Address: 2946 Clifton Springs Rd, 30034
Phone Number: (404)244-2183
Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., M-F
 

2) MED Share International
Contact: Sarah Jacobson or Katie

Address: 3240 Clifton Springs

Phone Number: (770)323-5858 ext 205

Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., M-F

Website: www.medshare.org
*Organization provides medical supplies to people going on overseas mission trips
 

3) Laurel Bay (Nursing Home)
Contact: Sylvia Augustine
Address: 3200 Panthersville Road, Decatur, GA
Phone Number: (404)212-3400
Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., M-F
Website: www.laurelbay.com
Volunteer Hours: 5th Saturdays - 10 a.m.
Each Thursday or Two Thursdays a Month - 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

Can Donate: Giant Coloring Books, Games, Arts and Crafts, Puzzles, etc
 

4) Manor Care (Nursing Home)
Contact: Vanessa Geter
Address: 2722 North Decatur Road, Decatur, GA 30033
Phone Number: (404)296-5440
Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., M-F
Website: www.hospital-data.com
 

5) Habitat for Humanity- Dekalb
Contact: Jan Winfield
Address: P0 Box 1681, Decatur, GA 30031
Phone Number: (404)534-1611

Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., M-F
Website: www.dekalbhabitat.org
 

6) Georgia Regional Hospital
Contact: Gail Raby
Address: 3073 Panthersville Road, Decatur, GA
Phone Number: (404)243-2100
Hours of Operation 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., M-F
Website: www.atlantareg.dhr.state.ga.us/

 

 

HOUSING/ASSISTANCE


1) FCS Family Ministries
Contact: Katie Deop or Sylvia Braithwaite
Address: 750 Glenwood Ave, Atlanta, GA 30316
Phone Number: (404)627-4303
Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., M-F
Website: www.fcsministries.org
 

2) Partnership for Community/Family Support
Contact: Consuela Thompson
Address: 3597 Covington Highway, Decatur, GA 30032
Phone Number: (404)929-2500 ext 2440
Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., M-F
Website: www.pcaction.org
 

3) Clayton County Community Service Authority
Provides Rent/Utilities Assistance (Must have eviction/cut off notice)
Clayton County Residents Only
Contact: Clayton County Representative
Address: 1000 Main Street, Forrest Park, GA 30298
Phone Number: (404)363-0575
Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., M-F
Website: www.claytoncountycsa.org
 

4) Initiative for Affordable Housing
*Provides referrals to affordable housing and transitional housing programs for homeless individuals
Contact: Administrative Office
Address: 1434 Scott Boulevard Terrace Level, Decatur, GA 30030

Phone Number: (404)299-9979

Fax Number: (404)299-6442
Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., M-F
Web site: www.affordablehousingatl.org or email iahd@rnindspring.com


5) Decatur Housing Authority
Phone Number: (404)270-3100

6) Samaritan House of Atlanta for Men - (Oak Crest) Recovery program
Contact: Mr. Thomas Reuter
Address: 222 East Lake Drive, Decatur, GA 30030
Phone Number: (404)371-0590

Fax Number: (404)378-3225
 

7) Task Force for the Homeless
Contact: Ms. Anita Beaty
Phone Number: (800)448-0636 or (404)589-8251
 

8) Metro Atlanta Shelter Hotline

Phone Number: (404)589-9495

 

9) Fulton Atlanta Community Action Authority 

Phone Number: 404-370-7060

 

10) Decatur Area Emergency Assistance Ministry

Phone Number: 404-373-2300

 

11) Decatur Cooperative Ministry, Inc

Phone Number: 404-284-4411

 

12) United Methodist Children's Home

Phone Number: 404-327-5872

 

 

FOOD BANKS


1) County Line
Need referral from United Way- Dial 211
 

2) Green Forest Rainbow Drive
Contact: Receptionist
Address: 3260 Rainbow Drive, Decatur, GA 30034
Phone Number: (404)486-6771
Hours of Operation: M, T, Th, Fr, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., W 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
 

3) Atlanta Community Food Bank
Contact: Susanne Ryles
Address: 732 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd, NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
Phone Number: (404)892-3333 (678)-553-5985
Hours of Operation: 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., M-F
Website: www.acfb.org
 

4) Georgia State Information/Hotline

Phone Number: (404)657-9358
 

5) DEAM- Decatur Emergency Area Ministries- Holy Trinity Church
Address: Holy Trinity Church off Sycamore Place
Phone Number: (404)373-2300
Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Limited Service Area
 

6) Atlanta Urban League
Contact: Mr. Dwayne Hartman
Address: 100 Edgewood Avenue - 6th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone Number: (404)659-2616
Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m., M-F
 

7) Grace United Methodist Church
Contact: Pat Whitfield
Address: 458 Ponce de Leon N.E, Atlanta, GA 30031
Phone Number: (404)881-6744 (404)881-3356
Hours of Operation: Intake 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 

 


 

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