Box 3, Folder 16, Document 41

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ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY ATLANTA, INC.
101 Marietta Street, N. W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
- 525-4262
Established 1964
T. M.(Jim) Parham, Executive Administrator
To
bring employment, social services, and community organization
to low income areas.
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Services: Job counseling, training, placement and follow up; day care;
legal assistance; aid in securirgmedical, psychiatric, housing,
emergency financial assistance and other social services
through the use of existing services and the development of
new ones; corrnnunity organization; youth development and recreation;
family planning; programs and help for the elderly; assistance
to families with problems of budgeting, nutrition, meal planning
and preparation, child care, hygiene , and houseke eping; assistance
in self-improvement and educationa l programs; prevention of crime
in cooperation with the Atlanta Police Department which assigns
policemenLto work in the centers; becoming friends with the
residents and aiding them with their problems; social casework
by trained staff located in ea~h center; training of neighborhood
residents as aides; special projects and programs utilizing
volunteers.
Purpose:
Area Served:
Metropolitan Atlanta, Fulton, Gwinn e tt and Roc.kd a le Counties.
Hours of Service:
Eligibilit y :
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8:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M., Monday through Frida y .
No restrictions e x c e pt that applicants b e o f low income.
None
Applic a tion rocedure: Cont a ct r e ceptionist at Neighborhood Serv ice
Centers or the ma in Economic Op p or t unit y At l a nta , Inc., offic e
or 1the igency administering specific pr ograms .
Aus p ic es:
Non-profit cor pora tion. ·
Sou rce of Funds:
Federal, loc al.
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PROGRA1'5 LOCATED IN EOA CENTRAL HEADQUARTERS:·
ATLANTA CONCENTRATED EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM (ACEP)
A comprehensive manpo,ver program for the hardcore
unemployed and underemployed in five EOA target
areas: NASH-Washington, Sum-Mee, Pittsburgh,
Price, and West End.
688-1494
HEAD START
full year
Ten centers provide supervised /day care plus
Head Start enrichment and education for children
of working parents. Summer Head Start is an
enrichment program for culturally deprived
pre-school children operated by the Atlanta
School System and five other agencies, The full
year centers are listed under "Programs Administered
Directly by Economic Opportunity At lanta."
525-4266
NEIGHBORHOOD ;YOUTH CORPS (out-of-school)
688-6232
NYC is a job training and employment program for out~of-school,
unemployed youths aged 16 - 21. Counseling · and individual
help are offered to each of the enrollees who work in non-profit
organizations throughout the city. Return to school is encouraged.
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VOLUNTEERS IN SERVICE TO AMERICA (VISTA)
525-7813
A domestic Peace Corps of volunteers assisting low-income
neighborhood residents wi th education, community organi zation,
recreation, couns e ling, h ea lth, employment and other
specialized programs.
VOLUNTEER SERVICES
A program to enlist vitally needed local volunt~ers
in all-phases of the war on poverty. Volunteers
are used in existing proj ects and encouraged to
begin new programs.
525-2068
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PROGRAMS ADMINISTERED DIRECTLY BY ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY ATLAl.'HA
GATE House (Graduate Aid To Employment)
522 West Peac}itree, N. W., Atlanta / 30308
876-4831
A program which provides counseling, job referral, and
other placement services to returning men and W01I1en Job
Corps graduates.
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FULL YEAR D.1\-Y CARE CENTERS
Antioch North Day Care Center (50 children)
540 Kennedy Street,N. W. / 30318
Telephone·: 523-4862 ·
Bowen Homes Day Care Center (100 c~ildren)
{Gate City Association)

1060 Wilkes c1rcle, N~ w. / 30318
Telephone: 799-1170
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C9llege Park civic & Educational Center (35 children)
407 West Harvard Street, College Park, Georgia
30337
Telephone: 766-4456
East Point Child Care Center (24 children)
1147 Calhou n Avenue, East Point, Georgia/ 30044
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Fort Street Kiddie Korne r (104 children )
562 Boulevard, N. E. / 30308
Telephone: 876-9279
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Gate city at St. Paul's
(Gate City Associat ion)
1540 . Pryor Ro a d, s. W. /
Telephone: 622-8951
(36 children)
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Grady Homes Day Ca r e Ce nter · (90 children)
(Gra dy Homes Te n a nt Associatio n )
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100 Bel l St r eet , S. E . / 30303
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South Side Da y care Ce nter (120 children)
802 Pry or Stree t, s. W. / 30315
Telephone : 577-264 0
Taberna cle Bapti st ch u rch (12 0 chi l dre n )
465 Bo ule var d , N. E. / 30308
Telepho n e: 8 76 -1779
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Vine City Chi l d Deve lopment Ce n ter
168 Gri ff in Stree t , N. W. / 30314
Tel ephone : 525-44 1 9
(5 0 childre n )

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NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICE BENTERS Al~D EXTENSIONS
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Central City Neighborhood Service Center
840 Marietta Street, N.W. / 30318
Telephone:
873-6759

East Central Neighborhood Service Center
486 Decatur Street, S.E./ 30312
Telephone: ..;_ 577-1735
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East Side Community Extension Center
54 7 Hunt Street, S. E. / 30-~l-2
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Telephone: 872-2445
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Edgewood Neighborhood Service Center
1!23 Boulevard Drive, S.E./ 30317
Telephone:
378-3643
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Gwinnett County Neighborhood Service Center
148 Clayton Street; Lawrenceville, Georgia/ 30245
Telephone:
963-180£
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NASH~washington Neighborhood Service Center
30314
Telephon~:
524-2084
·247 Ashby Street , N.W . /
NASH-Ex tension Center(Eaga n Home s)
-$!!/ Chestnut Stre et , N.W. / 30314
Telephone :
523-3186
Vine Ci ty Extension Center
141 Wa ln ut Street, N.W./ 30314
Telephone:
523-5 136
North Fulton Neighborhood Service Center
27 Oak Street, Ros well, Georgia/ _30075
Teleph o n e:
993-~795
Northwe st (Per ry Home s) Nei gh bor h ood Serv ic e Ce nter
1927 Holl ywood Rocd , N. W. / 30 318
Telepno ne:
799-9322
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Extension Center
1660 Drew Street, N.W. Apt 758 / 30318
Telephone: 3 S/- '.6 7/t::J ·
Pittsburgh Neighborhood Service Center
933½ McDaniel Street, S.W. / 30310
Telephone:
523-1577
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Price Neighborhood Service Center
112~ Capitol Avenue, S. W. / 30315
Telephone:
522-5792
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Rockdale-Conyers Neighborhood Ser v ice Ce n~~r
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' 929 Commercial Street, Conyers, Georgia / - 30207
TTlephone: 483-9512


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South Fulton Neighborhood Serv ice Center
2735 East Point Street, East Point, Georgie:/ 30344
Telephone:
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Sumrn,erhill-Mechanics v ille Neighborhood Service Center
65 Georgia Av enue, S.E. / 30315
Telep~oGe:
577-1351
SUM- ME C Ex tensio n Ce nt e r
508 'McDaniel Str ee t, Apt. 1853/ 30311
Teleph on e :
52 4 -21 4 0
West Cent ra l Ne ighb o rh ood S erv ice Cent e r
2193 Verbena Street , N.W . / 30 3 1 4
Tel ephone:
799-0331
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West End Neighborhood Service Center
72 7 Lawton Street, S. W.
/ 30 3 10
Telephone:
753~.6101
West End Extension Center
1278 Plaza Avenue, S.W. / 3 0 3 10
Telephone:
758-8609
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.THE ATLANTA LEGAL AID SOCIE;TY, INC •
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Le.g al Aid provides counsel and· ·representation· for the poor as
individuals and in ·groups, presses for the change of laws that
work unfairly against ·the impoverished, provides connnunity
education and conducts research into_ t he legal problems of the
poor.
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Downtown Office
153 Pryor Street, S.W. / 30303
· Phone: 524-5811
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Bellwoood Office
717 Marietta Street, N.W. / 30318
Phone: 523-2528
Hunter Street Office
947 Hunter Street, N. W./ 30314
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52 5-884 1

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11839-C Hollywood Road, N. W. / 30318
. Phone:
799-8336
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Sum-Mee Office
6~ Georgia Avenue, S.E. /
Phone;
524-7982
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ATLANTA SOUTHSIDE COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH CENTER
1039 Ridge Avenue, S. E., Atlanta/30315
688-1350
The health center pro.v ides complete medical care,
except hospitilization, for low income residents
who live in the Price and Sum-Mee neighborhoods.
Residents are trained for and work in a variety of
health jobs. The Fulton County Medical Society is
the delegate agency and the Emory School of Medicine
operates the program.
EDGEWOOD PARENT AND CHILD CENTER
112 Rogers '. ~treet, N. E., Atlanta/ 30317
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,which serves children under 3 and their families.
'The aim is to foster the maximum development of
very young children through improved family living
and training in child rearing techniques.
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FOSTER GRANDPARENJS
Administered by:
577-2474
Senior Citizen Services of Metropolitan Atlanta, Inc.
120 Marietta Street, N. W., Atlanta/ 30303
· A program to provide children in institutions with adult
affection and companionship while also giving older
citiz ens a chanc e to be employed in a useful, personally
satisfying job.
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MULTI-SERVICE CENTERS FOR THE AGED
A program of health maintenance, adult education, recreation,
transportation, counseling, and other services to residents
of ~ e --c1TW•/ high rise apartment buildings for the aged •_
constructed by the Atlanta Housing Authority and for the ·
low-income senior citizens who live "in the surrounding
ne~ghborhoods.
Administering Agency:
Senior Citizen Services of
, Metropolitan Atlanta, Inc.
120- Mar!~k
Telephone:

577-3828
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43 5 Ashby Street, S_. W.
Telephone: 755-5771
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Palmer House Center
Address:
430 Techwood Drive, N.W.
Telephone: 873-3453
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Antoine Graves Center
Address:
126 Hillard Street, S.E.
Telephone: 577-1793
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Martin Luther King Memorial Center
Address:
530 McDaniel Street, S.W.
Telephone: 525-0651
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Administering Agency
Downtown Clinic
118 Marietta Street, N. W.
Telephone: 523-6996
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The Planned Parenthood
Association of the Atlanta Area
Bethlehem Community Center Clinic
9 ,McDonough Boulevard, S. E.
Telephone:
627-0176
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Central Presbyterian Clinic
201 W~shington Street, S. W.
Teleph one:
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2735 Ea?t Point Street
Telephone:, 767-75 4 1
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Edgewood Cl i nic
1713 Bou l e vard Dr ive, S. E .
Telephone: - 378-36 4 3
Geo r gia Avenue Pre sbyte ri a n Clinic
645 Gr ant Street , S. E .
Telepho ne:
6 88- 08 71
Tuesday
John 0 . Chi les Cli n ic
43 5 Ashby St r eet, S. W.
Tel ephone:
75 3-4228
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M. Agries Jones clinic
1040 West Fair Street, S. W.
Telephone:
758-8326
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Perry Homes Clinic
· 1660 Drew Drive, N. W. Apt 756
Telephone: 355-8278
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. _4 35 Ashby Street, S. W.
Telephone:
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753~4228
Wheat Street Baptist Church
18 Yonge Street, N. E.
Telebhone; 522-3634
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Telephone: 523-8112
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RODENT CONTROL PROJECT
30 Courtland Street, N. E. , Atlanta/ 30303
525-8275
A demonstration project implemented with the cooperation
of the Atlanta Children and Youth Services. The two
target areas are Pittsburgh and Northwest (Perry , Homes).
WEST END CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER
760 Westview Drive, S. W., Atlanta/ 30310
753-9734
·.\ A demonstration full year day care center which employs
\ senior citizens as a majority of :J:ts sta f f. The training
· \of the senior child care workers is under the direction
, 'of Senior Citizen Services of Me tropolitan Atlanta, Inc .
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