Georgia Shares Member Agencies

9 to 5 WORKING WOMEN EDUCATION FUND
9 to 5 Working Women Education Fund provides legal rights information and leadership development for low-wage working women. Also offers public education and advocacy to improve the workplace for all working women.
404-876-1604
www.9to5.org

THE ACADEMY THEATRE
Tours eight original, issue-oriented plays to schools throughout Georgia about community concerns including conflict resolution, teen pregnancy, literacy, substance abuse and school violence.
404-525-4111
http://academytheatre.home.mindspring.com

AIDS COALITION OF NORTHEAST GEORGIA (Athens)
Offers a wide range of services to its clients, including case management, support groups and a buddy program.
706-542-2437
www.aidscoalitionnega.org

AIDS EDUCATION & SERVICES FOR MINORITIES
Provides education/prevention to people of color (primarily African-Americans) on the facts about HIV/AIDS, and related practical psycho-social support, housing, food and financial assistance.
404-753-2900
www.aesmonline.com

AID GWINNETT
Caring for our community, AG provides supportive services to people living with HIV/AIDS and public awareness through community education programs in Gwinnett, Newton, Rockdale counties.
770-962-8396

AIDS SURVIVAL PROJECT
Each year our programs use advocacy, education, treatment activism and peer support, to provide over 6,000 people the tools for living a quality life with HIV.
404-874-7926
www.aidssurvivalproject.org

ACLU OF GEORGIA FOUNDATION
Defends civil liberties through public education and by litigating precedent-setting legal questions to protect the rights of all Georgians.
404-523-6201
www.acluga.org

ALTERNATE ROOTS
Artists and Communities
A coalition of artists committed to social change, Alternate ROOTS supports original performing art that is rooted in a particular community of place, tradition, or spirit.
404-577-1079
www.alternateroots.org

AMETHYST PROJECT (Statesboro and Augusta)
Provides support groups for people with HIV/AIDS, financial assistance, peer counseling, transportation assistance, community outreach prevention, advocacy and referral for clinical services.
912-764-6923

ATHENS AREA HABITAT FOR HUMANITY (Athens)
Works with donors, volunteers and homeowners to build decent, affordable housing for God's people in need and to make shelter a matter of conscience.
706-208-1001

ATLANTA FEMINIST WOMEN'S CHORUS
A non-auditioned community chorus that honors the unity, strength and diversity of women through musical expression and social action.
770-438-5823
www.geocities.com/~afwc

ATLANTA HARM REDUCTION CENTER
Offers street outreach/education targeted towards reducing the harm caused by drug use. We present harm reduction trainings and workshops for individuals and groups.
404-526-9222
www.geocities.com/ahrcatlanta

ATLANTA LESBIAN CANCER INITIATIVE
Supports lesbians with cancer, their partners, families and friends. Services include support groups, caregivers' groups, bereavement groups, resource library, volunteer services and physicians list.
404-688-2524

CENTER FOR BLACK WOMEN'S WELLNESS
Promotes health and well-being through information, preventative health care services, teen pregnancy prevention activities and self-employment training.
404-688-9202
www.CBWW.org

COMMUNITY ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSES
Provides free physical, mental and preventative health care to over 7,000 homeless and medically underserved women, adolescents and children in metropolitan Atlanta each year.
404-624-3564

EN-ACTE PROGRAM (Achieving Change through Theatre-in-Education)
EN-ACTE is a peer-based program for teens, ages 13-21. Original, cutting-edge theatre is used to educate teens about sexual decision-making.
(Emory University)
404-727-7019

FEMINIST WOMEN'S HEALTH CENTER
Empowers women by providing quality gynecological health care, community health education, informed decision-making and advocacy for all women's choices and health.
404-248-5445
www.atlfwhc.org

FUND FOR SOUTHERN COMMUNITIES
Supports small community groups working for environmental justice, women's rights, youth development, lesbian/gay rights, disability rights, workers' rights and civil rights.
404-292-7600
www.FEX.org

GEORGIA ABORTION & REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS ACTION LEAGUE (GARAL)
GARAL is committed to protecting women's rights to make personal decisions regarding the full range of reproductive choices, accomplishing goals by involving people in the political process.
404-875-6338
www.garal.org

GEORGIA ORGANICS
Georgia Organics promotes sustainable, organic growing -- a food and agriculture system that is economically profitable, environmentally sound and beneficial to rural communities and society in general.
770-993-5534
www.georgiaorganics.org

GEORGIANS FOR CHOICE
Works to keep abortion legal by educating the public, press, and elected officials about diminishing access to abortion, clinic violence and contraception.
404-607-7959
http://gfchoice.home.mindspring.com

GRADY RAPE CRISIS CENTER
Sexual assault victims and their families/friends receive direct services including a 24-hour hotline, psychological, medical and legal support, and professional and community education.
404-616-4861
www.gradyhealthsystem.org

HANDS ON ATLANTA
Partners with over 100 community-based agencies and 31 public schools to engage a corps of 20,000 Atlanta volunteers in service each day of the year.
404-872-2252
www.HandsOnAtlanta.com

MEN STOPPING VIOLENCE
Works to end men's violence against women. We educate the public, train professionals, influence public policy and provide classes for batterers and at-risk teens.
404-688-1376
www.menstoppingviolence.org

MOORE'S FORD MEMORIAL COMMITTEE (Bishop)
Offers scholarships for high school seniors – themed towards justice and racial reconciliation – as a living memorial to four African Americans lynched in Walton County.
706-769-0988
www.mooresford.org

POSITIVE IMPACT
Facilitates culturally sensitive mental health and preventative programs for people affected by HIV/AIDS.
404-589-9040

PROJECT OPEN HAND
Delivers two freshly prepared meals, seven days a week, to Atlantans living with AIDS/HIV related illnesses, other critical illnesses, and homebound seniors.
404-872-8089
www.projectopenhand.org

SAMARITAN COUNSELING CENTER OF N.E. GEORGIA (Athens, Greensboro, Madison)
Provides team-oriented, cost-efficient counseling, education, and consultation which emphasizes the inter-relatedness of body, mind, spirit and community.
706-369-7911
www.samaritannega.org

SAMARITAN HOUSE OF ATLANTA/CAFE 458
Provides multiple services to homeless individuals. Services include employment readiness support, Cafe 458 meals/case management, voice mail and transitional housing.
404-523-1239
http://samhouse.home.mindspring.com

WOMEN'S RESOURCE CENTER TO END DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Domestic violence impacts families and communities. We strengthen community commitment to ending violence against women while supporting survivors by providing shelter and other needed services.
404-688-9436

YOUTHPRIDE
Offers a safe, comfortable space for Atlanta's gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth, providing support services, educational and social activities.
404-378-7722
www.youthpride.org

             

 

 
For more information about getting involved, contact:
Georgia Shares
PO Box 78611 | Atlanta, GA 30357 | Phone: 404-284-4349 | Fax: 404-284-2667
Or email us at gashares@aol.com