Box 3, Folder 16, Document 41

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ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY ATLANTA, INC. - 525-4262
101 Marietta Street, N. W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30303 Established 1964



T. M.(Jim) Parham, Executive Administrator

Purpose: To bring employment, social services, and community organization
to low income areas.

Services: Job counseling, training, placement and follow up; day care;
legal assistance; aid in sécurimmedical, psychiatric, housing,
emergency financial assistance and other social services
through the use of existing services and the development of
new ones; community 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 housekeeping; assistance
in self-improvement and educational programs; prevention of crime
in cooperation with the Atlanta Police Department which assigns
policementto work in the centers; becoming friends with the
residents and aiding them with their problems; social casework
by trained staff located in each center; training of neighborhood
residents as aides; special projects and programs utilizing
volunteers.

Area Served: Metropolitan Atlanta, Fulton, Gwinnett and Rockdale Counties.
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Hours of Service: 8:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M., Monday through Friday.

Eligibility: No restrictions except that applicants be of low income.

Fees: None



Application Procedure: Contact receptionist at Neighborhood Service
Centers or the main Economic Opportunity Atlanta, Inc., office
or the agency administering specific programs.



Auspices: Non-profit corporation.

Source of Funds: Federal, local,




PROGRAMS LOCATED IN EOA CENTRAL HEADQUARTERS :

ATLANTA CONCENTRATED EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM (ACEP) 688-1494
A comprehensive manpower program for the hardcore
unemployed and underemployed in five EOA target

areas: NASH-Washington, Sum-Mec, Pittsburgh,
Price, and West End, ;

HEAD START full year 525-4266
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 Atlanta."

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.

VOLUNTEERS IN SERVICE TO AMERICA (VISTA) ; 525-7813
A domestic Peace Corps of volunteers assisting low-income
neighborhood residents with education, community organization,
recreation, counseling, health, employment and other
specialized programs.

VOLUNTEER SERVICES 525-2068
A program to enlist vitally needed local volunteers
in allephases of the war on poverty. Volunteers
are used in existing projects and encouraged to
begin new programs.








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PROGRAMS ADMINISTERED DIRECTLY BY ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY ATLANTA

GATE House (Graduate Aid To Employment) © 876-4831
522 West Peachtree, N. W., Atlanta / 30308

A program which provides counseling, job referral, and
other placement services to returning men and women Job
Corps graduates,








HEAD START - FULL YEAR DAY CARE CENTERS

Antioch North Day Care Center (50 children)
540 Kennedy Street,N. W. / 30318
Telephone: 523-4862.

Bowen Homes Day Care Center (100 children)
(Gate City Association) :

1060 Wilkes Circle, N: W. / 30318 =
Telephone: 799-1170
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College Park Civic & Educational Center (35 children)
407 West Harvard Street, College Park, Georgia

30337
Telephone: 766-4456

Bast Point Child Care Center (24 children)
1147 Calhoun Avenue, East Point, Georgia/ 30044
uae Telephone: 767-4404

. Fort Street Kiddie Korner (104 children )
562 Boulevard, N. E. / 30308
Telephone: 876-9279

Gate City at St. Paul's (36 children)
(Gaté City Association) ig

1540 Pryor Road, S. W. / 30315
Telephone: 622-8951

Grady Homes Day Care Center * (90 children)
(Grady Homes Tenant Association)
100 Bell Street, S. E. / 30303 _, Sie AE TSS

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& South Side Day care Center (120 children)
802 Pryor Street, Ss. W. / 30315
Telephone: 577-2640

Tabernacle Baptist Church (120 children)

465 Boulevard, N. E. / 30308

Telephone: 876-1779

Vine City Child Development Center (50 children)
168 Griffin Street, N. W. / 30314

Telephone: 525-4419

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| NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICE CENTERS AND EXTENS IONS

Central City Neighborhood Service Center
840 Marietta Street, N. Wa 7 30318
Telephone: 873-6759 - ; 2% ‘

East Central Neighborhood Service Center
486 Decatur Street, S.E./ 30312
Telephone: . 577-1735

East Side Community Extension Center
547 Hunt Street, S.E. / 30312 20O30f
Telephone: 872-2445

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“Edgewood Neighborhood Service Center
1723 Boulevard Drive, S.E./ 30317
Telephone: 378-3643

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Gwinnett County Neighborhood Service Center
148 Clayton Street, Lawrenceville, Georgia/ 30245
Telephone: 963-1808

NASH+Washington Neighborhood Service Center
247 Ashby Street, N.W. / 30314
Telephone: 524-2084

NASH. Extension Center (Eagan Homes)
Gp “7 Chestnut Street, N.W. / 30314
Telephone: 523-3186

Vine City Extension Center
141 Walnut Street, N.W./ 30314
Telephone: 523-5136 gel

North Fulton Neighborhood Service Center
27 Oak Street, Roswell, Georgia/ 30075
Telephone: 993-3795

Northwest (Perry Homes) Neighborhood Service Center
1927 Hollywood Road, N. W. / 30318
Telepnone: 799-9322 ee)




‘Northwest (Perry- Homes) Extension Center
1660 Drew Street, N.W. Apt 758 / 30318

Telephone: 33/—Z 7/2

Pittsburgh Neighborhood Service Center .
9334 McDaniel Street, S.W. / 30310
dnp. Telephone: 523-1577 3

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. Price Neighborhood Service Center
1127 Capitol Avenue, S. W. / 30315
Telephone: 522-5792

“Rockdale-Conyers Neighborhood Service Center
929 Commercial Street, Conyers, Georgia oy 30207
Telephone: 483-9512

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South Fulton Neighborhood Service Center ne
2735 East Point Street, East Point, Georgia/ 30344
Télephone: 767-7541

Summerhill-Mechanicsville Neighborhood Service Center
65 Georgia Avenue, S.E. / 30315

Télephone: 577-1351

SUM-MEC Extension Center
508 McDaniel Street, Apt. 1853/ 30312
Telephone: 524-2140

West Central Neighborhood Service Center
2193 Verbena Street, N.W. / 30314
Telephone: 799-0331 ; a.

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West End Neighborhood Service Center
727 Lawton Street, S.W. / 30310
Telephone: 753=6101

West End Extension Center
1278 Plaza Avenue, S.W. / 30310
Telephone: 758-8609 : ard




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Legal 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 community
education and conducts research into_the legal problems of the
poor. :

Downtown Office
, 153 Pryor Street, S.W. / 30303
-Phone: 524-5811 ; . fa

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Bellwoood Office :
717 Marietta Street, N.W. / 30318
Phone: 523-2528

«0 “Hunter Street Orfice
_. 947 Hunter Street, N. W./ 30314

“|| Phone: 525-8841
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Northwest Office

11839-C Hollywood Road, N. W. / 30318
Phone: 799-8336

Sum-Mec Office
64 Georgia Avenue, S.E. / 30312
Phone; 524-7982




ATLANTA SOUTHSIDE COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH CENTER 688-1350
1039 Ridge Avenue, S. E., Atlanta/30315

The health center provides complete medical care,
except hospitilization, for low income residents

who live in the Price and Sum-Mec 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 378-3135
112 Rogers Street, N. E., Atlanta / 30317

‘The PCC is a pilot program in the Edgewood community
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.

FOSTER GRANDPAREN]S : 577-2474
Administered by: 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
citizens a chance 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 fi¥e -~r«—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
neighborhoods,

Administering Agency: Senior Citizen Services of
. Metropolitan Atlanta, Inc.
=: 190 Marfetta Street, N. W. » Atlanta / 30303

- Telephone: 577-3828 egg

John O Chiles Center
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Address: 435 Ashby Street, S.W.
Telephone: 755-5771

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

Martin Luther King Memorial Center

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Address: 530 McDaniel Street, S.W.
Telephone: 525-0651








Administering Agency

PLANNED’ PARENTHOOD



The Planned Parenthood

Association of the Atlanta Area

' Downtown Clinic

118 Marietta Street, N. W.
& o, Telephone: 523-6996
' Monday - Wednesday - Friday

Bethlehem Community Center Clinic
9 McDonough Boulevard, S. E.
Telephone: 627-0176

Monday - Thursday

Central Presbyterian Clinic
201 Washington Street, S. W.
Telephone: 521-1347

Tuesday

East Point Clinic
2735 East Point Street
Telephone:, 767-7541
Tuesday :

Edgewood Clinic
1723 Boulevard Drive, S. E.
Telephone:~ 378-3643

Georgia Avenue Presbyterian Clinic
645 Grant Street, S. E.

Telephone: 688-0871

Tuesday

John 0. Chiles Clinic
435 Ashby Street, S. W.
Telephone: 753-4228
Thursday

M. Agnes Jones Clinic

1040 West Fair Street, S. W.
Telephone: 758-8326

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PLANNED PARENTHOOD Cont'd

Perry Homes Clinic

-1660 Drew Drive, N. W. Apt 756

Telephone: 355-8278
Monday - Wednesday

West End Clinic

435 Ashby Street, S. W.
Telephone: 753-4228
Thursday ;

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Wheat Street Baptist Church

18 Yonge Street, N. E.
Telephone: 522-3634

Monday

Vine City Clinic

558 Magnolia Street, N. W.
Telephone: 523-8112
Friday




RODENT CONTROL PROJECT 525-8275
30 Courtland Street, N. E. , Atlanta / 30303

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 753-9734 |
760 Westview Drive, S. W., Atlanta / 30310

| A demonstration full year day care center which employs
, Senior citizens as a majority of tts staff. The training
lof the senior child care workers is under the direction
of Senior Citizen Services of Metropolitan Atlanta, Inc.
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