Programs + Services

We are a homeless service center that connects with the community and meets our guests
where they are as we walk alongside each individual on their journey towards self-sufficiency.

Residential Programs
On-site Partners

Our 5 Keys To Success Demonstrated Through Our Programs & Partnerships:

Housing Placement & Stability

New Beginnings

New Beginnings is for men needing housing and employment case management as they re-enter the workplace.

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Coordinated Entry Services

Coordinated Entry Services provide a single point of access to the housing continuums for the City of Atlanta and Fulton County.

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Veteran’s Programs

Gateway Center partners with the US Department of Veterans Affairs to help move Veterans out of homelessness.

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Health & Wellness

Recuperative Care

Partnership program with Mercy Care Clinic that provides a post-hospital healing space for individuals experiencing homelessness.

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Back On My Feet

Back on My Feet seeks to revolutionize the way our society approaches homelessness with their unique running-based model.

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Mercy Care Clinic

Federally qualified in-house health clinic open Monday – Friday.

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Gateway Center Counseling Services

Gateway Center provides onsite counseling services, both individual and group sessions, to assist our guests in processing their trauma, increasing coping skills, and improving interpersonal relationships.


Gateway Center’s addiction recovery program.

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Job Skills Training & Placement

Career Resource Center

The Career Resource Center provides job readiness training, adult and financial literacy, soft skills training, resume building, and employment placement assistance.

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Georgia Works!

Partnership program focusing on employment and empowerment.

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Caroline’s Kitchen

Gateway Center’s food service operations and training program.

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First Step Staffing

Provides employment services for men, women, and families who request services through Coordinated Entry Services at Gateway Center.

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Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO)

Provides comprehensive employment services for individuals recently released from incarceration in four phases: workforce readiness training, transitional employment, job coaching and development leading to job placements, and retention services assisting with sustaining employment.

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Family & Community Engagement

HOPE Atlanta

Reunification program that connects individuals to loved ones in other states.

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Crossroads offers seeks to provide access to resources that empower people experiencing homelessness to progress on the road toward economic and personal stability.

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Engagement Center (EC)

Public services available including showers, lockers, phones, clothing closet, restrooms, and laundry services.

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Nicholas House

Provides financial assistance, and other services to prevent families from being evicted, losing their homes, or becoming homeless. A comprehensive array of services are provided including short-term financial assistance to cover rent or rental arrears, mediation with landlords, and helps with the process of qualifying for mainstream benefits.

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Adult & Financial Literacy

Adult & Financial Literacy

Literacy Action

Provides guests with the opportunity to complete Adult Basic Education classes, participate in occupational skills trainings, and earn program certifications.

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Atlanta Public Schools Adult Education Program

Provides guests with the opportunity to take GED preparation classes and the opportunity to take the GED.

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If you are interested in a program, please contact our Engagement Center, or “EC” at (404) 215-6600.
*** Regular program admission occurs Monday through Friday at 7:00 am and operates on a first come, first serve basis.
Because we can’t anticipate program availability in advance and program spots are in high demand, we recommend arriving early. Space fills up fast!