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Food Pantries

Atlanta Food Pantries

Clayton County Family Care, Inc.

1000 Main St
Forest Park, GA 30297
404366552712

Services

The mission of Clayton Family Care is to assist low-income households of Clayton County in achieving and maintaining self-sufficiency free of social service subsidies. This is accomplished by providing emergency assistance with housing, utilities, food, & medicine. Classes in financial planning and household management are held bi-weekly and are required for any client seeking assistance with housing or utilities a second time.

Clayton Family Care is the largest emergency assistance provider in Clayton County, serving nearly 900 households (2500 individuals) with $200,000+ annually. Housing needs take up the majority of these funds. They also provide some $25,000 in utility assistance and more than $10,000 for prescription medicine. Additional services include Financial planning classes, diapers (not available w/their food certificates), seasonal programs such as Toys for Tots, etc. The agency also hosts workshops on "Living in a State of Poverty", conducted by the University of Georgia, Cooperative Extension Service. This is a program designed to teach poverty awareness & sensitivity through an intensive role-play experience.Program:Perosnal ID DocumentsBudget: $2,000Category: Human ServicesPopulation Served: Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General Program Description: They can now provide birth certificates &/or GA ID cards for low-income residents in need of personal identification for school enrollment, employment opportunities, or for applications ie. Food Stamps, TANF, etc.

County Line United Methodist Church

4031 Old River Rd.
Ellenwood, GA 30294
(404) 243-0363

Services

Basic Needs, Food Pantries

Eligibility

residents of service area only; assist food stamps recipients; assist clients in subsidized housing

Documents

telephone, appointment

Hours

10:00 pm to noon WED (agency is opened 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm the 4th WED of each month)

Area Served

zip codes 30032, 30034, 30035, 30038, 30273, 30281, 30294, 30288, 30316

Lift Community Development

5134 Old National Hwy. Ste. C
Atlanta, GA 30349
(770) 997-6363

Services

ASVAB Military Test Preparation, Basic Needs, College/University Entrance Support, Court Ordered DUI Evaluations, Education, Family Life Education, First Offender DUI Programs, Food Pantries, GED Instruction, Health, Homeless Transportation Programs, Homelessness, Income, Indigent Transportation, Job Search/Placement, Juvenile DUI Programs, Life Skills Education, Medical Appointments Transportation, Multiple Offender DUI Programs, Personal Financial Counseling, Resume Preparation Assistance, Senior Ride Programs, Specialized Information and Referral for Pregnant Teens, Subject Tutoring, Transitional Housing/Shelter for Former Foster Children, Veteran Benefits Assistance, Veteran Education Benefits, Veteran Employment Programs

Eligibility

tutoring: youth 9th 12th grade; transportation: homeless individuals; seniors; medical appointments; all other services: residents of service area only

Documents

food pantry: walk-in; all other services: telephone, appointment

Hours

Food pantry: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm 1st TUE of each month

Area Served

food pantry: residents of 30349 zip code; DUI classes: State of GA; all other services: Clayton, DeKalb, Fulton, Henry

New Life Presbyterian Church

6600 Old National Hwy.
Atlanta, GA 30349
(770) 996-3037

Services

Basic Needs, Food Pantries

Eligibility

residents of service area only; will only help 1 time every 3 months during the calendar year or 4 times a year

Documents

telephone

Hours

11:00 am to 2:00 pm TUE THU

Area Served

zip codes 30296, 30337, 30349

Miriam's Sanctuary, Inc.

4605 Rockbridge Rd.
Stone Mountain, GA 30083
(404) 748-9184

Services

Basic Needs, Computer and Related Technology Classes, Cooking Classes, Education, Food Pantries, Health, Life Skills Education, Subject Tutoring, Youth Enrichment Programs

Eligibility

tutoring and mentoring: youth 12 to 21 years of age; all other services: no restrictions

Documents

telephone, walk-in, appointment

Hours

Food Pantry: 11:00 am to 3:00 pm THU

Area Served

Dekalb

Chosen Abilities Resource Center Inc

P.O. Box 1832
Stone Mountain, GA 30086
(404) 322-5414

Services

The mission of Chosen Abilities is to strengthen and unify communities through economic empowerment that will address the multi-faceted needs of low-income children and families. 

The Annual Christmas Program provides holiday assistance to low income families and children. The program provides toys, clothing, and food.

Sconiers Homeless Preventive Organization, Inc.

126 Hwy. 138
Riverdale, GA 30274
(404) 454-3554

Services

Basic Needs, Career Awareness, Career Counseling, Career Exploration, Comprehensive Information and Referral for At Risk Families, Education, Ex-Offender Counseling, Food Pantries, GED Instruction, General Clothing Provision, Health, Income, Job Readiness, Life Skills Education, Notary Public Services, Personal Financial Counseling, Subject Tutoring, Welfare Rights Assistance, Youth Enrichment Programs

Eligibility

youth enrichment: youth 14 to 19 years of age; all other services: no restrictions

Documents

telephone, appointment

Hours

Food pantry: Clayton: 9:00 am to noon MON FRI; DeKalb: 9:00 am to noon WED THU; Fulton: 9:00 am to noon THU

Area Served

Clayton, DeKalb, Fulton

Catherine's House, Inc. - First Fruits Thrift Store

6509 Hwy. 85
Riverdale, GA 30274
(678) 216-0553

Services

Basic Needs, Food Pantries, Thrift Shops

Eligibility

no restrictions

Documents

telephone, appointment

Hours

Food distribution: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm THU

Area Served

Food pantry: Clayton; Thrift shop: Butts, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Paulding, Rockdale

Sancturary Villiage Community Development Corporation Inc

699 Rountree Rd. Ste. H
Riverdale, GA 30274
(770) 996-3800

Services

Sanctuary Village Community Development Corporation (CDC), founded in 2005 and launched in 2006, grew out of a need to see community members care for the needs of each other. Their mission is to serve the under-served and those who are at-risk of "falling by the wayside" if they are not redirected onto a brighter, more positive path. They believe that senior members of their society are vital tools in accomplishing this objective. Therefore, their mission is to utilize a multi-generational framework to bring about change in their communities.

Sanctuary Village CDC programs include a food pantry; youth mentoring program, a four-month program; life-skills project, which includes resume writing, dress for success, and interviewing skills; healthy marriages/healthy families program that offers quarterly workshops; adult literacy program that offers G.E.D. preparation; performing arts program that offers participation in the Village Theater,the Village Choir, and Spoken Word/Poetry events; street ball which provides male mentorship in a recreational environment.

Survivors Outreach Center, Inc.

4700 Austell Rd.
Austell, GA 30106
(404) 610-4541

Services

Baby Clothing, Basic Needs, Children's Clothing, Disaster Related Clothing/Emergency Supplies, Food Pantries, General Clothing Provision, Homelessness, Plus Size Clothing, Transitional Housing/Shelter for Men, Transitional Housing/Shelter for Women, Winter Clothing

Eligibility

transitional housing: men and women without children; must have income; all other services: low income individuals; seniors; assist food stamps recipients; assist clients in subsidized housing

Documents

telephone, appointment

Hours

10:00 am to 3:00 pm MON - FRI

Area Served

Transitional housing: Butts, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Paulding, Rockdale; food and clothing: Cobb, Douglas

Shepherd's House

933 Roswell St.
Marietta, GA 30060
(770) 792-0097

Services

Basic Needs, Food Pantries, Thrift Shops

Eligibility

no restrictions

Documents

walk-in

Hours

10:00 am to 4:00 pm MON - SAT

Area Served

Butts, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Paulding, Rockdale

Greater Community Mission Center

406 Roswell St.
Marietta, GA 30060
(770) 590-8510

Services

Baby Clothing, Basic Needs, Food Pantries, General Clothing Provision

Eligibility

residents of service area only

Documents

walk-in

Hours

10:00 am to 1:00 pm 2nd & 3rd SAT of the month only

Area Served

Cobb

Willie M. Simpson Evangelistic Ministries, Inc.

737 Veterans Pkwy. Ste. 600
Jonesboro, GA 30238
(770) 756-9100

Services

Basic Needs, Education, Faith Based Youth Programs, Food Pantries, Pastoral Counseling

Eligibility

Clayton County residents; assist food stamps recipients; assist clients in subsidized housing

Documents

telephone, walk-in

Hours

Food pantry: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm MON - FRI; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm 1st, 2nd, & 3rd SAT of each month

Area Served

Clayton

Divine Faith Ministries International

9800 Tara Blvd.
Jonesboro, GA 30238
(770) 603-0025

Services

Basic Needs, Family Counseling, Food Pantries, General Clothing Provision, Health, Income, Individual Counseling, Marriage Counseling, Pastoral Counseling, Personal Financial Counseling

Eligibility

no restrictions

Documents

telephone, appointment

Hours

Food Pantry: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm MON - FRI

Area Served

Clayton

Norcross Cooperative Ministry

2275 Mitchell Rd.
Norcross, GA 30071
(770) 263-8268

Services

Baby Clothing, Basic Needs, Bus Fare, Electric Service Payment Assistance, Food Pantries, Gas Service Payment Assistance, General Clothing Provision, Health, Homelessness, Income, Prescription Expense Assistance, Rent Payment Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance

Eligibility

residents service area

Documents

telephone, walk-in

Hours

10:00 am to 2:00 pm MON WED FRI; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm TUE; 10:00 am to noon SAT

Area Served

zip codes 30071, 30073, 30091, 30092, 30093, and 30340, 30360, 30084 only the portions that fall in Gwinnett County

Lilburn Cooperative Ministry

5329 Five Forks Trickum Rd.
Lilburn, GA 30047
(770) 931-8333

Services

Basic Needs, Electric Service Payment Assistance, Food Pantries, Formula/Baby Food, Gas Service Payment Assistance, General Clothing Provision, Health, Homelessness, Income, Mortgage Payment Assistance, Prescription Expense Assistance, Rent Payment Assistance, Thrift Shops, Water Service Payment Assistance

Eligibility

residents of service area only; assist food stamps recipients; assist clients in subsidized housing

Documents

financial assistance: telephone, appointment; all other services: walk-in

Hours

Financial assistance & food pantry: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm MON WED FRI

Area Served

zip codes 30047, 30084, 30087

Feed My People, Inc.

6045 N. Henry Blvd. Ste. C
Stockbridge, GA 30281
(678) 565-7800

Services

Basic Needs, Food Pantries, Thrift Shops

Eligibility

no restrictions

Documents

telephone; walk-in (emergency only); after the initial visit appointment times are give 10:00 am to 1:00 pm WED - FRI for the food pantry

Hours

Food pantry emergency walk-in ONLY: starting at 8:00 am to 9:00 am WED - FRI

Feed My People, Inc.

6045 N. Henry Blvd. Ste. C
Stockbridge, GA 30281
(678) 565-7800

Services

Basic Needs, Food Pantries, Thrift Shops

Eligibility

no restrictions

Documents

telephone; walk-in (emergency only); after the initial visit appointment times are give 10:00 am to 1:00 pm WED - FRI for the food pantry

Hours

Food pantry emergency walk-in ONLY: starting at 8:00 am to 9:00 am WED - FRI

Church Of God Of Prophecy Bible Place Dba Church Of God Of Prophecy

100 Bryant Street
Stockbridge, GA 30281
(770) 474-0034

Services

We, at the Stockbridge Church of God of Prophecy, feel that if they follow the Lord in Seeking, Sharing and Serving, then they can truly show Christ in Action, for they have been called to exalt Him and not ourselves.

Worship Services Food Pantry Bread Ministry Holiday Food Baskets Santa Surprise Ministry Easter Eggstravaganza Annual Event Back to School Bash

Walton Nursing Hospice Services, Inc.

3401 Florence Cir. Ste. 200
Powder Springs, GA 30127
(770) 222-9253

Services

Adult In Home Respite Care, Basic Needs, Food Pantries, Health, In Home Hospice Care, Physical Disabilities Occupational Therapy

Eligibility

individuals who have been certified by a physician as eligible for hospice services; food pantry: cannot assist food stamps recipients or AFDC recipients

Documents

telephone, walk-in

Hours

Food pantry: 9:00 am to 2:00 pm TUE

Area Served

Butts, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Paulding, Rockdale

North Fulton Community Charities, Inc.

11270 Elkins Rd.
Roswell, GA 30076
(770) 640-0399

Services

Baby Clothing, Basic Needs, Electric Service Payment Assistance, Food Pantries, Formula/Baby Food, Gas Service Payment Assistance, General Clothing Provision, General Furniture Provision, Health, Heating Fuel Payment Assistance, Home Rehabilitation Services, Homelessness, Income, Individual Advocacy, Language Translation, Mortgage Payment Assistance, Personal Financial Counseling, Prescription Expense Assistance, Rent Payment Assistance, Thrift Shops, Water Service Payment Assistance

Eligibility

residents of service area only (only the part of the zip code that falls within Fulton County in Alpharetta and Roswell, Milton, Johns Creek); assist food stamps recipients; assist clients in subsidized housing; can receive groceries every ten days

Documents

walk-in

Hours

Food pantry: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm MON WED THU FRI; 9:00 am to 7:30 pm TUE

Area Served

zip codes 30004, 30005, 30009, 30022, 30024, 30075, 30076, 30092, 30097

Life Tools Community Development Corporation

5946 Stewart Pkwy.
Douglasville, GA 30135
(770) 217-0729

Services

Basic Needs, Food Pantries

Eligibility

individuals 18 years of age and above; assist food stamps recipients; assist clients in subsidized housing

Documents

walk-in (no phone calls)

Hours

9:00 am to noon SAT; the agency is closed the 5th Saturday of each month

Area Served

Douglas

Good Samaritan Center

6768 W. Spring St.
Douglasville, GA 30134
(770) 949-7335

Services

Basic Needs, Electric Service Payment Assistance, Food Pantries, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Health, Homelessness, Income, Prescription Expense Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance

Eligibility

residents of Douglas County only; clients can receive assistance twice in 5 years; assist food stamps recipients; assist clients in subsidized housing

Documents

walk-in

Hours

9:00 am to 12:30 pm MON -THU; 9:00 am to 11:30 am FRI

Area Served

zip codes 30134, 30135, 30180, 30185, 30187

Warehouse Of Hope Inc

100 Hunter Rd
Douglasville, GA 30134
(770) 489-0509

Services

Their Mission is to share the hope and love of Christ with their community and provide resources to people in need.

Food Pantry - They currently supply on average over 7000 shopping bags per month to needy families. Clothing Ministry - Providing clothing for children and adults.

New Beginnings Praise & Worship Center, Inc.

1091 S. Jeff Davis Dr.
Fayetteville, GA 30215
(770) 460-1346

Services

Basic Needs, Food Pantries

Eligibility

no restrictions

Documents

telephone, appointment

Hours

5:30 pm to 8:30 pm WED; 8:30 am to 11:30 am SAT; 8:00 am to 1:30 pm SUN

Area Served

Clayton, Fayette

Fayette Samaritans, Inc.

126 Hickory Rd.
Fayetteville, GA 30214
(770) 719-2707

Services

Basic Needs, Electric Service Payment Assistance, Food Pantries, Gas Service Payment Assistance, General Clothing Provision, Health, Homelessness, Income, Medical Care Expense Assistance, Prescription Expense Assistance, Rent Payment Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance

Eligibility

residents of service area only; financial aid is available once a year; can receive groceries every two weeks; assist food stamps recipients, assist clients in subsidized housing

Documents

walk-in

Hours

9:00 am to noon MON - FRI

Area Served

Fayette

St. Stephen Orthodox Church

130 Holy Cross Path
Hiram, GA 30141
(770) 489-0010

Services

Basic Needs, Food Pantries

Eligibility

no restrictions

Documents

telephone

Hours

24 hour voice mail available

Area Served

Paulding

Rockdale Emergency Relief Fund, Inc.

350 Tall Oaks Dr.
Conyers, GA 30013
(770) 922-0165

Services

Adult Mentoring Programs, Basic Needs, Burial/Cremation Expense Assistance, Electric Service Payment Assistance, Food Pantries, Formula/Baby Food, Friendly Visiting, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Health, Heating Fuel Payment Assistance, Homeless Motel Vouchers, Homelessness, Housing Search Assistance, Human Services Statistics, Income, Mortgage Payment Assistance, Personal Financial Counseling, Rent Payment Assistance, Specialized Information and Referral for At Risk for Homelessness, Transitional Case/Care Management, Water Service Payment Assistance

Eligibility

food: residents of Rockdale County; financial aid: must have worked or resided in Rockdale County for 6 months, must attend 2 1/2 hour finanicial literacy classes ( classes are offered three times per week )

Documents

telephone, walk-in

Hours

Food pantry: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm MON TUE THU

Area Served

Rockdale

Real Life Center, Inc.

382 Senoia Rd.
Tyrone, GA 30290
(770) 631-9334

Services

Baby Clothing, Basic Needs, Children's Clothing, Education, Electric Service Payment Assistance, Food Pantries, Formula/Baby Food, Gas Service Payment Assistance, General Clothing Provision, General Furniture Provision, Heating Fuel Payment Assistance, Homelessness, Income, Job Banks, Maternity Clothing, Mortgage Payment Assistance, Plus Size Clothing, Rent Payment Assistance, Resume Preparation Assistance, Shoes, Water Service Payment Assistance, Winter Clothing, Work Clothing

Eligibility

residents of service area only; assist food stamps recipients; assist clients in subsidized housing

Documents

telephone, appointment

Hours

9:00 am to noon MON - THU; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm THU; closed every THU for the month of July

Area Served

Coweta, Fayette

Timothy Lutheran Church - Timothy's Cupboard

556 Arnold Mill Rd.
Woodstock, GA 30188
(770) 591-5515

Services

Basic Needs, Food Pantries

Eligibility

residents of service area only

Documents

telephone, appointment

Hours

9:30 am to 1:00 pm TUE THU

Area Served

Cherokee