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

Mar
19
Tue
6:30 pm English/ESOL Levels 1, 2 & 3 PM
English/ESOL Levels 1, 2 & 3 PM
Mar 19 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Session January – June 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[...]
6:30 pm Word Basics 1
Word Basics 1
Mar 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Word Basics 1: Text editing, write a resume. Registration is required.
Mar
20
Wed
5:30 pm Financial Management 2 in English
Financial Management 2 in English
Mar 20 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Registration is required. Classes are free and available to clients and the general public, space permitting.
6:30 pm English/ESOL Basic and Level 4
English/ESOL Basic and Level 4
Mar 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Basic Level and Level 4 Session January – June 2019 Mondays & Wednesdays 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Textbooks cost $30. No classes on holidays. Niveles Básico y[...]
Mar
21
Thu
9:30 am English/ESOL Levels 1, 2 & 3 AM
English/ESOL Levels 1, 2 & 3 AM
Mar 21 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Registration Opens June 2018 Session July – December 2018 Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Textbooks cost $30. Martes y jueves de 9:30 a.m. a 12:30[...]