Box 8, Folder 16, Document 19

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ATLANTA MODEL CITIES PROGRAM
FIRST YEAR PROJECTS SERVING SENIOR CITIZENS
1.
Child Care Services: Senior Citizen Services of Metropolitan
Atlanta - A multifaceted child care program which includes two
child care centers, ten family child care homes and 10 block
mothers. Approximately 60 senior citizens will be used as
aides in the child care center and in other supporting positions.


2.


Senior Citizens Personal Service Center: Senior Citizens Services
of Metropolitan Atlanta - A service center to provide ·assistance
to senior citizens of the Model Cities area. Services will include day care, transportation, low cost meals and an advocacy
program.
3.
Specialized Passenger Vap Program: Economic Opportunity Atlanta
A program to meet the transportation needs of the aged, handicapped, infirm, etc. Three vehicles and drivers will be assigned
to the EOA neighborhood service centers.
4. · Model Cities Shuttle Bus: Atlanta Transit System - A circumferential bus route to improve transportation' within the Model Cities
area. It is expected that the senior citizen population will
greatly benefit from this service.
5.
Homemaker Program:
Fulton County Department of Family and
Children's Services - A unit of six homemakers to serve the Model
Cities area. They will be of special importance to the aged
population.
6.
Neighborhood Consumer Services: Economic Opportunity At lan t a This pro j ect will work with residents of all ages to d evelop
sk ills in consumer buying, food preparation , etc .


7.


8.
Project Ex pand: Economic Oppo r tunity Atlanta - An exp a n s ion of
EOA centers and a n e x tension of their present EOA staff s e rving in
cente r s i n t he Model Cities area. Two new cente r s a r e planned in
a r eas wi th a h i gh conc e ntration of senio r citi zen s .
(No t De t e rmined) - This p r o gr am is not in its
Health Program:
f i n al form, b ut it s implementat i on will r esult i n improved health
care to olde r p e rsons.


Not yet approved by Model Cities Executive Board.


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