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The City of Atlanta strives to provide services and opportunities to meet the needs of residents of all ages and income levels.

 

Youth/Teens

Cultural Experience Project: Partnership between the Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs and Atlanta Public Schools to provide cultural opportunities to students from Pre-K-12th grade
After-School Recreational Programs: Designed to keep kids active and healthy
Atlanta Teen Leaders: Leadership development program for ages 11-18
Mayor’s Summer Reading Club: For ages 8 and under
Mayor’s Youth Program: Post-secondary program that provides mentoring, work experience, and financial aid
Camp Best Friends: Summer day camp serving ages 5-18
Chastain Summer Camp: Arts camp for ages 5-13
Atlanta Police Department's youth programs: summer camp, mentoring, and internship opportunities connecting officers to youth


Seniors & Limited Mobility Residents

Office of Recreation Senior Programs & Services: Fitness and other recreational programs for seniors
Limited Home Repair Services: Home repair assistance and services for older adults (age 62+) and citizens with disabilities
Low-Income Senior Citizens Water Discount: Eligible seniors may qualify for a percentage discount on their water bill
Backyard Garbage & Recycling Pick-up: Garbage collectors will perform backyard trash pickup for residents with limited mobility

Other government services for seniors:
Fulton County Office of Senior Services
DeKalb County Senior Resources



 

Services for Citizens with Disabilities

MARTA mobility – ADA Complementary Paratransit service: Transit services for residents with limited mobility
Reasonable Accommodation Form: Fill out this form to request a reasonable accommodation to participate in court proceedings, such as assistance with reading or an interpreter


Job Seekers

Job Opportunities with the City: Learn about City of Atlanta job openings
Atlanta Workforce Development Agency Services: Employment and self-sufficiency resources
Weekly job fair: Entry-level positions for citizens with a high school diploma


Homelessness

United Way 211: Hotline for homeless services from the United Way
National Hotline for Homeless Veterans: 1.877.4AIDVET (1.877.424.3838)
VA Homeless Program: 404.321.6111, x7436