"Empowering families to move beyond poverty in Peoplestown." Grounded in the Episcopal tradition, Emmaus House provides education, opportunity, assistance, and advocacy in partnership with our neighbors in Peoplestown.
Georgia Justice Project
The Georgia Justice Project breaks the cycle of poverty by defending the indigent criminally accused and, win or lose, standing with them as they rebuild their lives. With over 25 years of experience, GJP couples holistic legal defense and social services with advocacy support, to address the barriers to economic stability faced by the criminally accused.
Church of the Holy Comforter and the Friendship Center
Holy Comforter promotes the mental, physical and spiritual well-being of adults marginalized by poverty and mental health challenges and of those who come to volunteer, work, and learn. The Friendship Center provides hot and nutritious meals, art and gardening programs, transportation, worship, recreational activities (such as bread-baking), and various
The Church of the Common Ground is a church community of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta that gathers on the streets of Downtown Atlanta. Many of the community’s parishioners are experiencing or have experienced homelessness, poverty, addiction, and mental illness. Through worship, prayer, pastoral care, Bible study, and a weekly foot clinic, the Common Ground community lives into the good news of Christ that we are all God’s beloved.
Furthering the healing ministry of the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Care gives tangible expression to Christ's merciful love by providing compassionate, clinically excellent healthcare in the spirit of loving service to those in need, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable. We value compassion, commitment to the poor, excellence, integrity, justice, stewardship and reverence for the dignity of each person.