Since 1953, Catholic Charities Atlanta has been providing help and creating hope for those in need. We offer professional services that eliminate barriers to self-sufficiency, stabilize families, and transform lives.
As a ministry rooted in the gospel, we value the dignity and uniqueness of each person, compassionate service, advocating for social justice, and a partnership with the community, including the Archdiocese and its parishes.
We provide a holistic combination of accredited social services that remove barriers to self-sufficiency and wholeness. We tailor our services for the unique circumstances of the people we serve.
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1. Main Office
2401 Lake Park Drive, SE
Smyrna, GA 30080
No Client Services are offered at our main office. The main office is the location for administration including management, volunteer services, finance, development, fundraising, communications, and marketing.
2. Chamblee Office
3669 North Peachtree Road
Chamblee, GA 30341
Services offered at this location include counseling, English instruction, citizenship and naturalization classes, financial literacy education, foreclosure prevention counseling, parenting education, veterans services, public benefits screenings, and mental health counseling. Many services are offered in both English and Español.
3. Lilburn Office
St. John Neumann Catholic Church
801 Tom Smith Road
Lilburn, GA 30047
Services offered at this location include information and referral, public benefits screenings & application services, mental health counseling, housing counseling, and Play Therapy for children. Many services are offered in both English and Español.
4. Northlake Office
Northlake Office Park
2305 Parklake Drive
Suite 150, Building 9
Atlanta, GA 30345
Services offered at this location include refugee resettlement, immigration & legal services, and refugee parent services. Many services are offered in both English and Español.
Administrative Office Contacts
Main number: 404-920-7725
Volunteer Services 404-920-7785
Development and Fundraising 404-920-7758
Marketing and Communications 404-920-7759
Information and Referral Services
Certified, bi-lingual intake specialist provides confidential access to information, assistance, and referrals
Callers are assisted in locating resources and services in the Metro-Atlanta region, in Georgia, and across the United States
Case Management Services
Case management is a service to facilitate coordination, communications, and collaboration with clients, providers, ancillary services, and others in order to achieve goals and maximize positive client outcomes based on individual and family assessments.
Services include information and referral services, disaster response, benefits screening and application services, in-home parenting education, and veteran’s support services
Free classes are available to adults over the age of 18 who are interested in improving their English language skills. Interactive classes are taught by trained instructors and volunteers. Levels include Basic, Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced.
Classes include English language/civics classes and citizenship preparation classes.
Housing Counseling Program
Our bi-lingual staff helps families to stabilize their current living situation, providing services intended to help them achieve self-sufficiency. One major component of these services is our housing counseling program.
This program includes homebuyer education seminars, pre-purchase counseling, financial literacy, mortgage default/delinquency counseling, and foreclosure intervention and prevention.
The goal is to help clients gain the skills to effectively manage their issues and improve the client’s ability to cope with life’s challenges.
Services include outpatient mental health services for individuals, children, adolescents, couples, and families addressing issues such as depression, family and marital discord, behaviors due to consequences of addictions, anxiety, sibling conflicts, parent-child relationships, adolescent issues, grief, and loss.
We offer specialized services in the areas of play-therapy, psycho-educational workshops, and parenting seminars.
Services are available at various Catholic parishes and Catholic Charities’ locations in English and Spanish.
Immigration Legal Services
A multi-lingual staff specializing in immigration law provides comprehensive immigration legal services.
We assist eligible immigrants, refugees, asylum seekers, and their families obtain legal status, naturalization, and removal defense.
We offer informational workshops about immigration law, public education, and advocacy, and we specialize in assisting victims of domestic violence, political asylum, trafficking, other crimes, detainees, and minors.
Refugee Resettlement Services
We provide Refugee Resettlement Services to refugee families arriving in the Atlanta area. The extensive resettlement services aid refugees in becoming self-sufficient as soon as possible.
We receive and place refugees who have suffered persecution in their home country and are beginning a new life in the United States.
We provide job readiness and employment services to help refugee families become economically self-sufficient and provide refugee parenting services.