Food, Clothing and Transportation
United Way 211 Help Line: either dial 211 (metro-Atlanta area) or 404-614-1000 (outside metro- Atlanta) to speak to a United Way Help Line representative or click above and select a city closest to where the individual is returning or currently living.
Provides transitional housing, residential substance abuse treatment, clothing and food assistance, rent and utility assistance, and many other services.
FOOD BANKS IN GEORGIA
Provides free food to low-income persons. Click below and look for resources in the closest community to where the individual will be, or is currently, living. This information can be provided to inmates upon release who might need assistance with food or those individuals already released who are in need of food assistance.
COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCIES:
Twenty Community Action Agencies (CAA) collectively serve all 159 counties by providing food and transportation assistance. Click above to find the CAA closest to the community where the individual will live upon release or is currently living.
Metro Atlanta Regional Transportation Authority provides bus and train service.
FIRST CALL FOR HELP: (404) 614-1000
Metro Atlanta agency that makes telephone referrals to helping agencies for clothing, furniture,
transportation assistance, etc.