Box 3, Folder 16, Document 43

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525-4262
ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY ATLANTA, INC.
101 Marietta Street, N. W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Established 1964
T. M.(Jim) Parham, Executive Administrator
Purpose:
To bring employment, social services, and corrnnunity organization
to low income areas.
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 housekeeping; assistance
in self-improvement and educational programs; prevention· of crime
~n cooperation with the Atlanta Police Department which assigns
policemenLt o work in the centers; becoming friends with the
r~sidents 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 Atlant a , Fulton, Gwinnett and Rockdal e Counti es .
Hours of Service:
Eligibility:
Fees:
~:30 A.~. - 5:00 P.M., Monday through Friday.
No r est rictions except that ap plicants be of l ow income .
None
Application Procedu re : Contact receptionist at Neighborhood Serv ice
Centers or the main Economic Op portu nity Atl a nta , Inc., office
or the agency admi ni stering spe ci f ic prog r ams .
Au s pic es :
Non-profit corp ora tion.
Source of FUnds:
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PROGR.Af'B LOCATED IN EOA CENTRAL HEADQUARTERS:
ATLANTA CONCENTRATED EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM (ACEP)
A comprehensive manpower 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 "Pr ograms Administered
Directly by Economic Opportunity Atlanta."
525-4266
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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
orga~izations throughout the city. Return to schoo l 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 with education, community organization,
recreation, couns e ling, health, employment and other
specialized programs .
VOLUNTEER SERVICES
A program to enlist vitally needed local volunteers
in all phases of the war on poverty. Volunteers
are us ed in existing projects and encouraged to
begin new programs.
525-2068
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PROGRAMS ADMINISTERED DIRECTLY BY ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY ATLANTA
GATE House (Graduate Aid To Employment)
522 West Peachtree, N. W., Atlanta/ 30308
876-4831
A program which provides counseling, job referral, and
other placement services to returning men and wemen Job
Corps graduates.
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HEAD STAR.T. - 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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_C9llege Park Civic & Educational Center (35 children)
407 West Harvard Street, College Park, Georgia
30337
Telephone: 766-4 456
East Point Child Care Center (24 children)
1147 Calhoun Av enue, East Point, Georgia/ 30044
Telephone: 767-4404
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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 a t St. Paul's
(Gate City As soc iat ion)
1540 . Pry o r Ro ad , s.
Telephone: 622-8951
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(36 chi ldren)
30315
Grady Homes Day Care Ce nt er · (90 child r e n)
(Grady Homes Tenant Association )
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100 Bell Street , S . E . / 30 30 3 ___ (5;:_~ - / 2 95=;
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South Side Day care Cente r (120 c h ildren )
802 Pryo r Str eet , S. W. / 30315
Te l eph one : 577- 264 0
Tabern acle Baptist Churc? (120 chi l dren )
46 5 Bou levar d , N. E. / 30308
Te l ephone: 876 -17 79
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Vine City Child Deve l opment Center
168 Grif fi n Street , N. W. / 30314
Telephone : 525-4419
(50 childre n )
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NE~GHBORHOOD .SERVICE CENTERS Al~D EXTENSIONS
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Central City Neighborhood Service Center
840 Marietta Street, N.W. / 30318
Telephone: 873-6759
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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. / 30-3-1-2 ;J /'3 t,?:?
Telephone:
872-2445
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Edgewood Neighborhood Service Center
1~23 Boulevard Drive, S.E./ 30317
Telephone:
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Gwinnett County Neighborhood Service Center
148 Clayton Street; Lawrenceville, Georgia/ 30245
Telepnone:
963-1806
NASH~washington Neighborhood Service Center
247 Ashby Street, N.W. / 30314
TelephonE:
524-2084
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NASH Extension Center(Eagan Home s)
~ Chestnut Street, N.W. / 30_3 14
Telephone :
523-3186
Vine City Ex t e nsion Cente r
141 Waln u t Str e et, N.W. / 3031 4
Teleph o ne:
523-513 6
North Fu lto n Ne i ghb orh o od S e r v ice Cen ter
27 Oak Street , Ro s we ll , Ge o rgia/ 3 0 0 75
Te l epho ne : 9 93 - 379 5
No rth west (Perry Home s ) Ne i ghborh ood Service Cente r
1927 Holly;,vood Ro ad, N. W. / 30318
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Te l eph o ne : 799 - 9322
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· Northwest (Perry -Hornes)
Extension Center
1660 Drew Street, N.W. Apt 758 / 30318
Telephone: 3S/- 6.//LJ ·
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
·· Rockdale-Conyers Neighborhood Service Cent_e r
'92~ Commercial Street, Conyers, Georgia / ~30207
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Telephone: 483-9512
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South Fulton Neighborhood Service Center
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2735 East Point Street, East Point, Georgie:( 30344
Telepqone: 767-7541
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Su.rnrn,erhill-Mechanicsville Neighborhood Service Center
65 Georgia Avenue, S.E. / 30315
Teleppo~e : 577-1351
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SUM-MEC Extension Center
508 McDaniel Stree t, Apt. 1853/ 30311
Telephone:
52 4-2140
West Ce ntral Ne ighb orhood Se rvice Cente r
2193 Verbena Street, N.W. / 30314
Telephone: 799-0331
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West End Ne ighb orhoo d Se r v ic e Ce nt e r
727 La wton St re e t , S.W. / 30310
Telephone: 753~6101
West End Ex t e nsion Cent e r
1278 Pl aza Ave nue , S .W. / 30310
Te l e phone : 7 58-86 0 9
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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 cormnunity
education and conducts research into__ j;he legal problems of the
poor.
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Downtown Office
153 Pryor Street, S.W. /
· Phone:
524-5811
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Bellwoood Office
717 Marietta Street, N.W. /
Phone:
523-2528
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Hunter Street Office
947 Hunter Street, N. W./ 30314
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Northwest Office
. 1839-C Hollywood Road, N. W. /
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 provides 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 Street, N. E., Atlanta / 30317
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The PCC is a pilot program in the Edgewood cornrm.inity
which serves children under 3 and their families.
The aim is to foster the max imum development of
very young children through improved family living
and :training in child rearing techniques •
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FOSTER GRANDPARENT·s
Administered by:
577-2474
Senior Citizen Services of Me tropolitan Atlanta, Inc.
120 Marietta Stree t, N. W. , At l anta/ 30303
A program to provide children in institutions with adult
affection and companionship while als o giving older
citi zens a chance to be employed in a us eful , personall y
satisfying job.
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MULTJ-SERVICE CENTERS FOR THE AGED
A program of health maintenance, adult education,. ,recreation,
transportation, counseling, and other services to residents
of ~ --d-17w.. ,. ,. high rise apartment buildings for the aged
constructed by the Atlanta Housing Authority and for the '
low-income senior citizen s who live "in the surrounding
ne~ghborhoods.
Administering Agency:
Telephone:
Senior Citizen Services of
. Metropolit an Atlanta, Inc.
120. Marfit-t-a
577-3828
Street, N. W. , Atlanta / 30303
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John ·o Chiles Center

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Address:
435 Ashby Street, S.W.
Telephone: 755-5771
Palmer House Center
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Address:
430 Techwood Drive , N.W .
Telephone: 873-3453
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Antoine Graves Center
Addres s :
126 Hillard Street, S.E.
Telephone: 577-1793
Martin Luther King Memori a l Center
Address :
530 McDan i e l Street , S.W.
Telephone: 525-0651

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Downtown Clinic
118 Marietta Street, N. W.
Telephone: 523-6996
Monday - Wednesday
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The Planned Parenthood
Association of the Atlanta Area
Bethlehem Community Center Clinic
9 .McDonough Boulevard, S. E.
Telephone: 627-0176
Monday - Thursday
Central Presby terian Clinic
201 Washington Street, S. W.
Telephone: 521-1347
Tuesday
Ea·s t Poin~ Clinic
2735 Ea~f Point Street
Telephone:, 767-7541
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Edgewood Clinic
17.23 Boulevard Driv e, S. E.
Telephone:
378-364 3
Georgia Av enue Pre sby t e ri a n Clinic
645 Grant Street, S. E .
~elepho ne: 68 8 -08 71
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John 0 . Chiles Clinic ·
435 Ashby St r eet , S . W.
Telephone:
753 -4 2 28
Thu rsday
M. Agnes Jones Cl i nic
1 04 0 West Fair Street,
Telephone : 758-8326
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Perry Homes Clinic
· 1660 Drew Drive, N. W. Apt 756
Telephone: 355-8278
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West End· Clinic.,
435 Ashby Street, S. W.
Telephone: 753~4228
Thursday
Wheat Street Baptist Church
18 Yonge Street, N. E.
Telephone; 522-3634
Monday

Vine City Clinic
558 Magnolia Street, N. W.
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 its staff. The training
of the senior child care workers is under the direction
of Senior Citizen Services of Metropolitan Atlanta, Inc.
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