Project Safe

FULLY OPERATIONAL

 

Project Safe is operational, and will not close or suspend crisis services. They have/are making plans to minimize risk at the shelter, FPC, and thrift store, will have some folks working from home as needed, and may put a temporary hold on certain services. They are following CDC interim guidance for shelters and also expecting to receive specific guidance from our state certifying agency.

Homeless day service center

LIMITED OPERATIONS

The Homeless Day Service Center is still open for individuals to access showers, laundry, storage, mail but asking them not to sit in the lobby throughout the day. They are still giving out any food donations that they receive. 

Sparrows nest

SOFT CLOSE

Sparrow's Nest served lunch from Wednesday-Saturday from 11:30 AM -1:00 PM March 18-20. Depending on changes with COVID-19 they will continue next week updating the schedule from Monday through Saturday.

Bigger Vision

FULLY OPERATIONAL

 

Bigger Vision is open with cleaning precautions and reassessments as necessary.

athen's area homeless shelter

FULLY OPERATIONAL

Staff in office have limited hours and are working remotely. Business hours are still 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM. The Shelter is operational at capacity and needs volunteers to purchase and drop off groceries to their two locations.

backpack 

project

STOPPED OUTREACH

The Backpack Project is willing to create a fundraiser. Please visit their website for more contact information.

family promise of athens

 SOFT CLOSE

 

This organization is working remotely and sending clients to motels. There will be no new intakes because they are currently at full capacity.

salvation army

FULLY OPERATIONAL

 

The Salvation Army is still taking in clients with quarantine protocols in place. An isolation room exists in each dorm. The dining hall is for residents only but grab-and-go is available outside the dining hall (at the rear of building). 

Residents are not permitted to stay in shelter during the day due to lack of staff.

Athens nurses clinic

FULLY OPERATIONAL

This clinic is open and seeing patients via telemedicine, phone triage, and drive-by health screenings. 

Casa di Amistad

CLOSED

 

While this organization is closed, they are willing to hold a food drive. They are also looking for resources in Spanish

The Ark

OPERATIONAL: ONLINE & PHONE​

While closed, the Ark will be proving financial assistance via phone, fax, email etc. and making appointments for assistance via phone. They are also helping The Athens Area Emergency Foodbank with Foodbank referrals. They are not allowing clients to come in but are able to provide rent/utility assistance, education and lending services.

AThens food bank

FULLY OPERATIONAL

 

The Salvation Army is still taking in clients with quarantine protocols in place. An isolation room exists in each dorm. The dining hall is for residents only but grab-and-go is available outside the dining hall (at the rear of building). 

Residents are not permitted to stay in shelter during the day due to lack of staff.

our daily bread

LIMITED OPERATIONS​

Our Daily Bread will be providing grab and go meals outside of the church at lunch only. They are also currently soliciting donations to order take out from local restaurants for the poeple they serve. 

Live forward

OFFICE CLOSED​

While closed Live Forward will be conducting Case Management by phone or email. There will be no disruption to housing programs & no evictions this month. Protocol is still in place for food delivery involving no contact with clients. There will be no HIV testing (refer any test to health department).

Mercy Health Center

OPERATIONAL 

There will be modified procedures and staffing. Paid staff only with rotating schedules. There will be no volunteers on site. No evening clinics for at least 4 weeks.

Details on modified procedures.

Shifa Clinic Athens

PARTIALLY OPERATIONAL-

 

Shifa Clinic Athens will open weekly on Saturdays from 10:00 AM -1:00 PM. They are not seeing any patients, however, they have partnered with the Backpack Project so they will also be distributing backpacks with essential supplies during clinic hours

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