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Hope Centers help clients overcome negative life patterns, enhance quality of life and relationships, and restore hope in broken lives. Hope Centers were founded in order to serve those who are uninsured, under-insured, or lack financial resources.
Led by team of licensed counselors with specialized training in trauma counseling, The Richmont Trauma Center offers treatment to individuals, adolescents, couples, and families who have been impacted by trauma. We strive to bring hope and healing to your story.
In February 2019, Atlanta Ballet will present two Kids In Step student matinee performances of Beauty & The Beast at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre (CEPAC), our main-season performance home. Atlanta Ballet has offered Kids In Step student matinee performances at CEPAC through its Centre for Dance Education since 2007. These performances are designed to be a gateway to the art form for both children and adults new to the genre. Unlike a typical ballet performance, a Kids In Step student matin
Atlanta Ballet is recognized nationally and internationally for the quality of its performances. The Ballet is committed to building a signature repertory by actively embracing the richness and the unprecedented levels of creative choreographic talent emerging throughout the world today. This body of work defines, distinguishes, and differentiates Atlanta Ballet, while continuing to raise the level of skill and artistry of its dancers. Atlanta Ballet's strategic plan outlines the Ballet's commi
A Kennesaw Grand Prix Race Series race; annual race in July, with a sports-theme.
The Dave Krache Foundation is working to establish more community relationships in the South Cobb area to find those children in need who wish to play sports, but their families may be going through tough times and be unable to pay the league fees. We are looking for more teachers, coaches, social workers, and community leaders to help us find those kids. These are our eyes and ears to those in need.
A Client Choice Food Pantry provides a healthy choice.
We provide Essentials like clothing, hygiene items, diapers and cleaning supplies.
Homelessness prevention and Family Support with the Kids Home Initiative.
Our HOPE Program offers Life, Job and Career Skills Training.
Our GED, Basic Computer and Job Training Classes help move people forward.
MDE School needs a new playground. We currently have a small open play area with no equipment. Our special kids need play structures to exercise, practice social skills, build gross motor skills, and fulfill sensory needs. The play area will be enlarged and play equipment installed to accommodate children of varying ages and abilities. A sensory garden will also be installed.
We serve children who are diagnosed with autism, Down syndrome, cerebral Palsy, learning difficulties and others. We offer 4-1 ratio with academics 1-1. Enrichment such as music, art , drama, yoga, PE and clubs are offered as well as community based services for our high school students.
A free application assistance program provided to families with children, newborn to age 22, living with significant & complex disabilities.The Medicaid waivers cover the costs of medical care and are used as secondary forms of health coverage after a primary insurance provider pays first or not at all for services disabled children require.
In collaboration with a variety of service groups, C.A.M.P provides referral services to its clientele in the areas of healthcare, recreational, family counseling, crisis intervention,financial, legal and Special Education counseling. C.A.M.P has a substantial directory of non-profits, medical providers, religious organizations and other community stakeholders who provide substantial benefits to C.A.M.P families.
Parents meet individually or in groups to learn behavior management techniques and solve problems with an expert in the field, Dr. Garefino, who has been training parents since 2002. With over 15 years of experience and children of her own, she has the qualifications and experience to impart skills and strategies needed to deal with challenging situations that arise during parenting. The skills and strategies learned help parents deepen relationships and promote positive developmental changes i
During Skill Building: Academic & Relational Success, children participate in STEAM themed games, art projects, life skills, and recreational sport activities while learning academic and relational success skills through evidence-based curricula. It is open to 5 to 12-year‐olds who struggle academically, socially, and/or behaviorally, including those diagnosed with Attention Deficit /Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD), Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD), and High Function Autism Spectrum Disorder
The Skill Building: Foundational Framework for a Healthy Community is dedicated to building a positive classroom community by creating a foundational framework for implementing social skills and positive behavioral intervention facilitating a growth mindset. Workshops and in-services are held in schools and include topics such as bullying prevention and PBIS training. Please visit our website at childrenandfamilyprograms.org for more information.
The Cobb County Independent Work Program (IWP) is a paid internship to assist eligible participants connect to the labor force by providing them with intensive social, academic, career, and service learning opportunities.
Through school social workers and shelter staff, we obtain wish lists from homeless kids and then provide them with birthday gifts and other useful items.
New shoes so that disadvantaged children no longer have to wear only hand-me-downs. We collect $25 gift cards or new shoes. The kids are so excited that they even keep the box!
“Fills in the gaps” by helping families in Cobb County who were unable to register for other local Christmas programs such as the MUST Toy Shop, Cobb Christmas and Toys for Tots.
Duffel bags packed with full-sized toiletries and other items for residents at local homeless shelters, who often arrive with little more than the clothes on their backs.
Tents, sleeping bags, tarps, candles and other essential items to help people experiencing homelessness be more comfortable
Helps Cobb County schoolchildren “dress for success” by providing them with required school uniforms their families struggle to afford. Donors provide gently used khakis, skirts and polo shirts that meet the requirements of individual schools. Alternately, they fund the purchase of brand-new uniforms.
Hunger relief takes the form of a brown bag lunch for kiddos who live in food insecure homes. While on school breaks many students in our county, who normally receive free/reduced lunches while in school, stay home with limited access to healthy food or snacks during the day. The Y takes a nutritious midday meal, and healthy outdoor activity provided by engaged volunteers.
At the YMCA, we believe that water safety is a critical life skill, and we are committed to ensuring that all people, especially children, receive the education and skills they need to prevent drowning. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, every day, an average of ten people die from unintentional drowning. Of these, two are children 14 years of age or younger. Studies show that children from under-served communities are five times more likely to drown than their peers.
WestCare Georgia's CARES 2 – Outreach, Education and HIV Testing Program provides free HIV education, counseling, and testing to adolescents and young adults age 12 to 27 to increase awareness about HIV risk factors and treatment.
The Woman’s Place is a supportive environment in which women of color can receive support services that will help them address barriers to living happy and healthy lives. The Woman’s Place provides a wide array of support services for women with substance use disorders. All services are free. Professional counselors provide: Individual and group therapy, Case management, Job readiness training via referral, Education assistance via referral, Housing support via referral and HIV and Hepatit
As the entry point into the lives of the children and families we serve, Camp Hope is a week-long overnight camp that begins with children of inmates between ages eight and 10. Progressing each summer for up to seven years, our carefully designed curriculum teaches the basic Christian principles of love, forgiveness, trust, joy, and servant leadership. Growth is expected from each participant every summer, as each year’s lessons build on the years’ prior. The seven-year progression culminate
Interns4Tomorrow promotes higher education, financial literacy, business etiquette, and life skills, and offers paid internships to high school students who have completed at least eight years of our programming. The objective of I4T is to prepare students to reach their educational and career goals while empowering them to become self-sufficient adults who are contributing to their communities and the workforce. With the knowledge and experiences gained through I4T, students will be more equip
Our Family Support Platform exists to enhance the stability of the home environment for each child we serve. We do this by creating a supportive community of families, volunteers, and staff that enhances social connectedness, builds trust, promotes resilience, and provides concrete support (financial, emotional, behavioral, spiritual) in times of need. Our program activities create spaces to teach caregivers about Kidz2Leaders values, and equip families to reinforce these values at home. Activi
Kidz2Leaders exists to break the cycle of incarceration by providing stability, opportunity and a Christian community for children of inmates. We accomplish this by helping them rise above their circumstances, empowering them to become leaders, and providing a life of hope through intentional, faith-based programming in a loving environment. Our 10-year program continuum is designed to cultivate long-term, supportive relationships, beginning with children at age eight and serving them and th
This AFTH Youth Program will provide 30 students per session with after school harp group enrichment to one Cobb County elementary school . The program will provide 12 weeks of enrichment during the fall and 12 weeks of enrichment during the spring semester. Each session is 60 minutes in length and includes harps for use during sessions. The expenses incurred per semester for a 30 student program include Staffing Fees Method Books Music Stands Background Checks of Staff Recital ( Facilit
Each month, we mail a developmentally appropriate book to children, birth to five, registered in our program. These books are selected annually by a panel of experts in the field of early child development/education. Accompanying each book is a valuable parent newsletter that reinforces the importance of developing early learning and encourages parents to read frequently with their children. It also includes links to videos that model good reading behavior, language enrichment activities and in
Re-Entry Short-term (60 to 90 days) Residential Program, at no cost to residents
Housing (including food, transportation, along with other services for homeless ex-offenders). Residents must maintain a job while in program.
Assisted Rental Transition Housing for Domestic Violence Survivors with services, including Life Skills Coaching Services
Students learn what it takes to start their own business. Students explore entrepreneurship, identifying their talents, naming their business, designing a logo and slogan. Students complete this 12-week course by writing a press release and/or business plan. For the final class students will pitch their business idea to a live audience.