Helping Neighbors in Need in Sandy Springs & Dunwoody since 1987.

Helping Neighbors in Need in Sandy Springs & Dunwoody since 1987.

CAC Opens Branch Office in Dunwoody

Grand Opening Event February 28!

The Community Assistance Center’s new Dunwoody branch office opened on January 14, 2020! Join us for a grand opening event on Friday, February 28 at 9 a.m. with Dunwoody Mayor Lynn Deutsch. The grand opening will include a ribbon cutting and an open house. The public is welcome.

The CAC Dunwoody office is located at 5 Dunwoody Park South, Building 5, Suite 113, Dunwoody GA 30338. The location will offer access to families who live in that area, particularly those with no car, to CAC services.  The office is just north of I-285 off N. Shallowford Road and is scheduled to be open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.

Volunteers Ann Richardson, left, Rob Price, and Susan Mitchell are part of the Dunwoody office volunteer team meeting with clients on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Services available at the Dunwoody Office by Appointment: 

  • Appointments for assistance evaluation for financial, food and clothing*
  • Mini Food Pantry for prequalified Dunwoody clients*
  • Register for seasonal programs: Summer Lunches for Kids, Tools for School, Adopt-a-Family, Holiday Food 
  • Information available on all CAC services such as adult education the thrift shop and free tax return preparation

*Large groups please continue to visit CAC’s main office  at 1130 Hightower Trail and the main food pantry at 8607 Roswell Rd.

CAC expects to serve about 400 families a year at the new Dunwoody branch office. Overall CAC serves 6,500 individuals from 3,000 households a year. CAC assists individuals and families experiencing unexpected financial crisis from situations such as a job loss or other reduction of income, illness, medical emergency, divorce or catastrophic situations such as fire or flood. CAC also serves individuals and families trying to make ends meet on fixed incomes. CAC’s service area of Sandy Springs and Dunwoody are currently home to an estimated 33,815 citizens living with yearly incomes below $45,000 for a family of four.  

CAC is seeking volunteers for Dunwoody branch office.  People interested in volunteering please contact CAC’s Volunteer Coordinator Nolan Feintuch at volunteer@ourcac.org.

This is CAC’s second branch office. The first CAC branch office was opened in 2018 in south Sandy Springs at 120 Northwood Dr, Suite 234, Sandy Springs GA 30342.  CAC’s headquarters for assistance, adult education and the business office remains at 1130 Hightower Trail, Sandy Springs GA 30350. The CAC Food Pantry and Upscale Thrift Shop are located at 8607 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs GA 30350.

CAC provides basic needs to prevent homelessness and hunger and promotes self-sufficiency. CAC serves neighbors in need in the cities of Sandy Springs and Dunwoody and other parts of DeKalb County served by the Dunwoody High School cluster.

La oficina del CAC en Dunwoody abre el 14 de enero 

¡La sucursal Dunwoody de CAC abrirá el martes 14 de enero! La oficina está localizada en  

5 Dunwoody Park #113, Dunwoody GA 30338, justo al norte de la  I-285 saliendo por N. Shallowford Rd.  Llame para hacer una cita al (770) 552-4015 Ext. 701.

Servicios disponibles en la sucursal Dunwoody con cita previa, Martes y jueves de 9:30 a.m. a 1:30 p.m.:

  • Ayuda financiera, de comida y ropa*
  • Mini Despensa de alimentos para clientes precalificados*
  • Inscripciones para los programas de temporada: Almuerzos de Verano para niños, Útiles Escolares, Chaquetas para Niños, Adopte una Familia y Alimentos para las celebraciones de fin de año
  • Solicitud de SNAP (Estampillas de Alimentos) y Medicaid
  • Información disponible acerca de todos los servicios de CAC tales como Educación para Adultos, Almacén de Segundas y preparación gratis de la planilla de impuestos

*Los grupos grandes por favor continúen visitando la oficina principal de CAC en 1130Hightower Trail y la Despensa de Alimentos principal en 8607 Roswell Rd.

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