The Mayor’s Office of Weed and Seed a division of the Office of Constituent Services was established to work directly with neighborhoods coalitions to design strategies to deter crime, promote economic growth, and enhance the quality of life. The department works to obtain and facilitate federal, state and local resources to support the efforts expanding public, private, community partnerships and resident participation. This creates permanent and sustainable channels of communication that builds and sustains the neighborhoods capacity for creating safe thriving communities.
Atlanta Weed and Seed is a neighborhood transformation strategy that brings together people and resources to prevent and control crime through coordinated law enforcement, community policing, neighborhood restoration, capacity building and prevention, intervention and treatment efforts.
Atlanta Weed and Seed serves as an avenue to collaborate with residents, businesses, faith-based institutions and other stakeholders in solving recurring problems that directly or indirectly threaten community safety and livability.
- Law Enforcement
Law Enforcement agencies enhance communication and overall coordination so that crime can be more strategically targeted and effectively reduced overtime.
- Community Policing
Community Policing is a crime fighting approach to build collaborative partnerships between law enforcement, residents and community stakeholders resulting in a shared sense of responsibility, accountability and renewed trust.
- Prevention, Intervention and Treatment
Prevention, Intervention and Treatment Providers connect residents to capacity building resources that enhance service delivery leadership.
- Neighborhood Restoration
Neighborhood Restoration partners work together to advance strategies that promote holistic development into action for community economic development growth and opportunity.
Law Enforcement Law Enforcement agencies enhance communication and overall coordination so that crime can be more strategically targeted and effectively reduced overtime.
- Reduction in Crime
- Increased Resident Engagement
- Increased Community Partnerships
Sites of Interest
Atlanta Police Department
Free Tax Preparation Services
Neighborhood Fund Grant-Making
United Way 211
Last updated: 9/19/2012 11:39:47 AM