Athens Area Shelter Resources

Habitat homeowner Barbara Gotay and daughters, Raleigh, NC


Here’s where to find organizations and agencies in Clarke, Oconee, and Oglethorpe Counties who are working to provide housing and shelter for all.

Governmental Resources:

Athens Area Homeless Shelter 

Athens Area VA Clinic

Athens Housing Authority

Housing Counseling

Private-Sector Enterprises:

Athens Area Habitat for Humanity

Athens Land Trust

Advantage Behavioral Health Systems

Project Safe

Faith Organizations:


Bigger Vision of Athens

Family Promise

Salvation Army of Athens

The Sparrow’s Nest

Food Banks:

The Ark

Athens Area Emergency Food Bank 

Food Bank of Northeast Georgia

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