Guide to Resources in Atlanta

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Strong Youth Strong Communities Support to Help You

Guide to Resources in Atlanta

Resources for Youth in the Atlanta, GA area

The SYSC Resource Guide links you to services and programs in your community that supports health, wellness, and overall well-being. These resources are intended to help in building a network that will enable and empower you to become a Stronger Youth and help us to create a Stronger Community.  We hope that you will engage them as needed and share these contacts with friends, family, neighbors, and peers as tools to address the various challenges that you and others may face today or in the future.

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Urban League of Greater Atlanta

The Greater Baltimore Urban League offers a Education and Job Skills Training, Employment, Careers and Entrepreneurship.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta

At Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta, we work with volunteers, parents and families to create one-to-one mentoring relationships that defend, inspire and empower the potential that lives within every kid. We are ready to build the biggest possible future, together.

Year Up Greater Atlanta

Year Up enables young adults to move from minimum wage to meaningful careers in just one year .

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta

We provide an environment where all youth feel safe and secure to dream, discover, and develop. Our programs focus on helping kids succeed in school, live healthy, and become leaders.

Agape Youth & Family Center

Agape serves 200 school-age children year round in innovative, in-school and after-school academic support programs;

Covenant House Georgia

At Covenant House Georgia (CHGA), we are much more than a shelter. We provide more than a bed and a meal for homeless and trafficked youth; we show unconditional love and give comprehensive support so that our youth can and will realize their fullest potential.

Atlanta Children’s Shelter

the Atlanta Children’s Shelter provides free, quality day care, emotional support, an educational curriculum for homeless children, and focused social services for their families.

HOPE Atlanta

HOPE Atlanta provides the most comprehensive approach to tackling homelessness in our Atlanta region

Georgia Legal Services Program

We are an emboldened group of attorneys, paralegals, and advocates dedicated to providing access to justice and opportunities out of poverty.

Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta

Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta connects volunteer attorneys with Georgia nonprofits in need of free business legal services. Through our volunteer network, our nonprofit clients are stronger and better able to serve the underserved and disadvantaged.

Georgia Equality, Inc.

Georgia Equality’s mission is to advance fairness, safety and opportunity for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities and our allies throughout the state.

Hillside Of Atlanta

Our services, both residential services and day programs, resolve family issues by helping children with mental illness move more successfully through adolescence into adulthood. With a staff fully trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), we have success with children who have not responded to other treatment modalities.

Emory's Child and Adolescent Mood Program

Our vision is that CAMP will become the premier clinical, research, and educational center for mood and anxiety disorders among children and adolescents

GROW Counseling - Buckhead

GROW Counseling is a group of professionals dedicated to helping clients of all ages find balance, growth, and health. Individuals, couples, families, and groups are seen at four locations throughout the city for concerns such as grief, depression, anxiety, relationships, addictions, eating disorders, stress management, parenting, and career transition.

Stand up Atlanta

We also work with students who are identified in Fulton, Gwinnett and Hall counties schools that are experiencing a change in their home setting. Often, but not always these students have lost parents, are living with someone other than a legal guardian or are experiencing homeless with their family or as an unaccompanied youth

Youth Enhancement Services

YES programs provide a second chance for disconnected youth who leave traditional public schools before graduating an opportunity to obtain a GED

Destined For Greatness Outreach Youth Center

provides mentoring programs and the necessary tools to assist the next generation with a place of safety to build character and development goals.

Middle Georgia Consortium

The Middle Georgia Workforce Development is operated by the Middle Georgia Consortium Inc. (MGCI). Our website is designed to provide you with pertinent information on the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and the services that we and our WIOA participating community partners provide.

@Promise Youth Center

The At-Promise Youth and Community Center is a state-of-the-art learning and community facility with specialized services for youth and a gathering place for residents, group activities and other purposes.