Assistance/Homelessness & Emergency Housing

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Homelessness & Emergency Housing

Coordinated entry points for overnight shelters (many of these desks are short staffed during COVID-19, make sure to leave a voicemail and call each day): Gateway Center

  • (404) 215-6600 Main Client Number
  • (404) 215-6615 After Hours

City of Refuge (404) 874-2241

Atlanta Mission

Salvation Army Shelter (Red Shield) - located in Fulton

  • For single adult beds (404) 486-2700
  • 469 Marietta Street, Atlanta, GA 30313
  • First come, first served (Mon-Fri 8am, Sat 9:30am, Sun 11am)
  • For families (404) 486-2718 (They take calls daily at 4pm)

My Sister’s House - (404) 588-4026


  • HOPE Atlanta is providing emergency hotel/motel lodging. Fill out this form to apply.
  • New Life Community Center offers a Hotel2Home program for South Dekalb residents who are staying in extended stay hotels. To see if you qualify, visit this link:
  • Nicholas House offers hotel/motel vouchers for families in Fulton County. For more information, call (404) 622-0973
  • Gwinnett county residents: If you are homeless or staying in a hotel or motel and are at risk of being kicked out because of an inability to pay, Fill out this form for assistance
  • Dial 2-1-1 to reach the United Way call center, and say that you are looking for organizations that offer hotel or motel vouchers.

Homeless or Runaway Youth

  • LGBTQ Youth - Lost-N-Found Youth Shelter (678) 856-7825
  • Covenant House youth line: (404) 937-6957

If you're dealing with an abusive home

Please see our Assistance/Home Issues Page

If you need Assistance with other Housing (rent, mortgage, etc)

Please see our Finances & Money Page