Fort Street Memorial United Methodist Church 562 Boulevard NE, Atlanta, GA30308 Fort Street Memorial Church stands proudly on Atlanta's Boulevard Street. For at least 40 years Fort Street United…More Methodist has been helping the community grow and stay strong. There are a number of ministries for hosting youth after school activities, feeding the homeless and more. Worship services are open to the public.
Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children 655 Ethel St NW, Atlanta, GA30318 The Atlanta Day Shelter is a refugue and support system for homeless women and children. The building and its…More administrators provide a safe, welcoming and professional environment. The shelter began in Atlanta in 1894 at a time when there were only night shelters and the only day shelters were for men. There is no residency in this shelter. Administrators keep a record of who is visiting and offer many programs to help the women become self-reliant. Through the Job Readiness Program, professional counselors, help from volunteers and corporate funding, most women gain a job that pays higher than minimum wage. The shelter has been at its current location since opening in 1984 and there is still room to serve more families in need.