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

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

Services Overview

CAC helps residents of Sandy Springs and Dunwoody facing emergency situations meet the basic needs of food, shelter and clothing. 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.

Immediate goals are to stabilize crisis situations and prevent homelessness and hunger. Youth programs enrich the lives of children of families in need. CAC promotes longer term goals of self-sufficiency through additional programs and referrals.

We do this by providing:

  • Financial Assistance for Rent or Utilities
  • Food
  • Clothing
  • Referrals for Additional Assistance
  • Individual Service Plans
  • Follow Ups for 180 Days
  • Adult Education
  • Job Placement Assistance
  • Free Tax Return Preparation and Filing
  • School Supplies for Children
  • Summer Lunches for Children
  • Holiday Gifts for Children

CAC is a private nonprofit organization and all services are made possible by grants, donations and a large volunteer force. In 2018 CAC served 5,630 individuals from 2,504 households. Since CAC was founded in 1987, the Center has touched 20,000 families in our community.

Classes & Events

Sep
16
Mon
6:30 pm ESOL/English Basic and Level 4
ESOL/English Basic and Level 4
Sep 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Basic Level and Level 4 Session July – November 2019 Mondays & Wednesdays 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Textbooks cost $30. No classes on holidays. Niveles Básico y[...]
6:30 pm Word Certification
Word Certification
Sep 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Earn certification in Microsoft Word! The course is 7 Monday nights, starting Sept 9, 2019. Registration is required.
Sep
17
Tue
9:30 am ESOL/English Levels 1, 2 & 3 AM
ESOL/English Levels 1, 2 & 3 AM
Sep 17 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Registration Opens June 2019 Session July – November 2019 Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Textbooks cost $30. Martes y jueves de 9:30 a.m. a 12:30[...]
6:30 pm ESOL/English Levels 1, 2 & 3 PM
ESOL/English Levels 1, 2 & 3 PM
Sep 17 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Session June – November 2019 Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Textbooks cost $30. No classes on holidays. Martes y jueves de 6:30 p.m. a 9:00[...]
Sep
18
Wed
5:00 pm Yoga
Yoga
Sep 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join us for yoga! Yoga uses breathing techniques, exercise and meditation. It helps to improve health and happiness! No registration required.