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Atlanta Union Mission, college park, Georgia

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Address: 3965 Roosevelt Hwy
college park, Georgia  30349  
United States
Is 501(c)(3) nonprofit certified by the IRS?: Yes
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 100
Number of People Being Served: 1120
EIN: 58-0572430
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Mission Statement


Mission Atlanta Union Mission is a Christian ministry that brings Christ's healing power to any person in crisis through programs of rescue and recovery. The Mission serves as many as 1,070 men, women and children every day of the year with emergency shelter, residential recovery and transitional housing.

Description


History Atlanta Union Mission was established in 1938 as a refuge for homeless and hungry individuals displaced by the Great Depression. Over the years, the Mission has grown from a single shelter in downtown Atlanta to six facilities, which provide emergency food and shelter, residential recovery programs and transitional housing. Emergency Services Atlanta Union Mission provides emergency shelter to as many as 354 men, women and children at two separate campuses. Guests of the shelters are provided hot showers, clean clothes, nutritious food and a safe place to sleep. Recovery Programs Atlanta Union Mission provides residential recovery and transitional housing programs to as many as 716 men, women and women with children. The residential recovery program offers a six to 12-month Christian curriculum with individual and group counseling, life skills training, work therapy and spiritual guidance. The 18-month transitional housing program continues the healing process. Clients live in a supportive, drug-free environment while working or pursuing further education as they transition to independent living. Thrift Ministry Atlanta Union Mission's Thrift Ministry collects donated goods to sell in the Mission's thrift stores at a low cost to the community. All of the sale proceeds go directly into the Mission's programs. The thrift ministry also provides job training to men in recovery at the Mission's North Georgia campus, and it gives merchandise to needy families in the community. Thrift store locations: Statistics (FY 2005) 2,300 meals served daily 306 graduates from residential recovery program 117 graduates from transitional housing program 79.6 percent of every dollar goes to programs for the homeless & addicted 80.2 percent of income from donations Women and Children's Services Howell Mill Road Campus: Capacity: 264 women and children Emergency Shelter Residential Recovery College Park Campus Capacity: 60 women and children Transitional Housing Men's Services Downtown Atlanta Shelter: Capacity: 316 men Emergency Shelter Residential Recovery (First Phase) Bolton Road Campus: Capacity: 162 men Residential Recovery and Transitional Housing North Georgia Campus: Capacity: 180 men Residential Recovery and Transitional Housing Downtown Transitional Facility: Capacity: 88 men Transitional Housing

History Atlanta Union Mission was established in 1938 as a refuge for homeless and hungry individuals displaced by the Great Depression. Over the years, the Mission has grown from a single shelter in downtown Atlanta to six facilities, which provide emergency food and shelter, residential recovery programs and transitional housing. Emergency Services Atlanta Union Mission provides emergency shelter to as many as 354 men, women and children at two separate campuses. Guests of the shelters are provided hot showers, clean clothes, nutritious food and a safe place to sleep. Recovery Programs Atlanta Union Mission provides residential recovery and transitional housing programs to as many as 716 men, women and women with children. The residential recovery program offers a six to 12-month Christian curriculum with individual and group counseling, life skills training, work therapy and spiritual guidance. The 18-month transitional housing program continues the healing process. Clients live in a supportive, drug-free environment while working or pursuing further education as they transition to independent living. Thrift Ministry Atlanta Union Mission's Thrift Ministry collects donated goods to sell in the Mission's thrift stores at a low cost to the community. All of the sale proceeds go directly into the Mission's programs. The thrift ministry also provides job training to men in recovery at the Mission's North Georgia campus, and it gives merchandise to needy families in the community. Thrift store locations: Statistics (FY 2005) 2,300 meals served daily 306 graduates from residential recovery program 117 graduates from transitional housing program 79.6 percent of every dollar goes to programs for the homeless & addicted 80.2 percent of income from donations Women and Children's Services Howell Mill Road Campus: Capacity: 264 women and children Emergency Shelter Residential Recovery College Park Campus Capacity: 60 women and children Transitional Housing Men's Services Downtown Atlanta Shelter: Capacity: 316 men Emergency Shelter Residential Recovery (First Phase) Bolton Road Campus: Capacity: 162 men Residential Recovery and Transitional Housing North Georgia Campus: Capacity: 180 men Residential Recovery and Transitional Housing Downtown Transitional Facility: Capacity: 88 men Transitional Housing

Mission Statement: Mission Atlanta Union Mission is a Christian ministry that brings Christ's healing power to any person in crisis through programs of rescue and recovery. The Mission serves as many as 1,070 men, women and children every day of the year with emergency shelter, residential recovery and transitional housing.

Local Affiliation



Organizational Affiliations


Association of Gospel Rescue Missions (AGRM)


Program Type:


Other Program

Do you Require Formal Orientation Training?


Yes