Having adequate, affordable, and safe housing/shelter is a fundamental need for EVERY man, woman, and child.
Inform your medical, mental health, and other service providers that you are homeless /unsheltered or have other challenges with housing. They often have access to or are aware of resources.
Individuals and families needing emergency and transitional housing can contact the Garden of Gethsemane Homeless Shelter during normal office hours: Monday - Friday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm to inquire if any beds are available.
Homeless Individuals are also encouraged to contact the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, Continuum of Care Program Manager, Michael Thomas at 844-249-8367 firstname.lastname@example.org for additional assistance.
Click HERE are a list of Housing Resources
Garden Of Gethsemane Homeless Shelter
7133 Turner Lake Circle, Covington, GA 30014 Phone 770-787-8519
Partnership for Community Action 957 Bank Street in Conyers, Georgia. 404-929-2500
Project Renewal DVIP, Inc. (Shelter for battered women & children)
P.O Box 1205 Conyers, 30012 770-860-1660
Salvation Army Services Center 5193 S Washington St. SW Covington GA 30014 Phone770-786-2107
Hope Atlanta (formerly known as Action Ministries)
Hope Piedmont 2160 Church St. Covington, GA 3004 Phone: 1-888-206-7372
Caring Works Inc. 275 Lawrenceville HWY Suite #205 , Decatur, GA 30030
St. Vincent de Paul Society 20, Conyers, GA 30013 Phone: 770-761-3731
Faith Works 7129 Turner Lake Circle, SW Covington, GA 30014 Phone:770-784-1884
Salem United Methodist Church 3962 Salem Rd, Covington, GA 30016 Phone: 770-786-6027
Repairers of the Breach 5120 Old Brown Bridge Rd SW, Covington, 30014 Phone: 770-787-7250
Rockdale Emergency Relief/Food Bank - Food Distribution Center 770-922-9210
Desire to Inspire Ministries, Inc 678-774-4384 Opens Monday - Friday 9 am to 6 pm
Xtra Mile Food Bank at 1203 Royal Dr. SW, Conyers, GA 30094 Opens 9 am - 1 pm Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday
Community Food Pantry at 7125 Turner Lake Cir SW, Covington, GA 30014 770-784-0037 Opens Wednesday 9 - 11:30 am
Willing Helpers Food Pantry at 1317 N Cherokee Rd, Social Circle, GA 30025 Open 10 am - 1 pm Tuesday and Thursday
health & wellness
Willing Helpers Medical Clinic at 4186 Mill St. NE A, Covington, GA 30014 678-625+8317 Open Monday through Friday 9 am - 4 pm
View Point Health at 8201 Hazelbrand Rd. Covington, GA 30014 678-209-2600
Helping Hands Outreach Clinic at 2442 Lake Rockaway Rd. Conyers, GA 30012 Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 10 am - 3 pm, Friday 10 am - 2 pm, and Saturday 9 am - 12 pm.
Newton County Health Department at 8203 Hazelbrand Rd. NE, Covington, GA 30014 Open Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm.
Rockdale County Health Department at 985 Taylor St. Conyers, GA 30012 Open Monday - Friday from 8 am - 5 pm
Partnership for Community Action at 1261 Commercial Dr. SW, Conyers, GA 30094 770-922-3331 Open Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm
The Salvation Army - Covington Services Center at 5193 Washington St SW, Covington, GA 30014 770-786-2107 Open Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm
Faith Works at 7129 Turner Lake Cir SW, Covington, GA 30014 770-784-1884 Open Wednesday and Friday 9 am - 11 am
Rockdale Career Resource Center at 1765 Parker Rd SE, Conyers, GA 30094 770-648-7665
Georgia Department of Labor (Covington office) at 7249 Industrial Blvd, Covington, GA 30014 770-784-2455
advocacy, social rights, & justice
Atlanta Legal Aid Society at 246 Sycamore St. Decatur, GA 30030 404-377-0701
Adult Protective Services (APS) 1-866-522-4464 Press 3
Newton County Division of Family and Children Services at 4117 Mill St. NE, Covington, GA 30014 770-784-2490