Emergency Services

We understand good people are going through some very bad experiences and we are here to support you through the struggle. If you just need to talk to someone...we are here for you-

If you or someone you know is experiencing homelessness or struggling to get enough to eat, Jars of Clay can assist you. For emergency assistance call the office at: 470-851-5472

Office Visits (by appointment only)

Main Campus: 937 Sims st. SW., Atlanta, GA 30310
Monday-Friday 9:30-4:30

After Hours:

For assistance after business hours, dial 2-1-1.

ALL JOC Financial Appointments

Are Suspened until the emergency covid funding is exhausted.
Due to covid-19 your city/county IS providing emergency

financial Help. Please contact the link provided for assistance.

Ongoing Services


If you are in a hotel, homeless or in need of a home for any reason, we may be able to help. Our goal is to provide information and referral services for immediate resources. Click on the House Search tab to begin and follow the



Schedule an appointment to fill out a furniture voucher. These will be processed through the Atlanta Furniture Bank.  

Clients must comply with the Furniture Bank of Atlanta's terms.


  ***Jars of Clay provides information and referral services as a means to help people in crisis. These links are provided as references.  JOC does not own any company, the government, HUD, or Dept. of Community Affairs, nor is JOC affiliated or endorse such.  


Are you seeking employment?

If you are in need of immediate employment, we may be able to assist with transportation  clothing, and employment assistance. For more information click on the employment tab.


If you are in the process of being evicted or have been evicted and are in crisis with a place to store your household possessions please call the office for an appointment for a storage unit. Storage assistance is available.


We understand some people will never trust a shelter, so we have attempted to accommodate families experiencing this dilemma.


We offer many services to help homeless families:

Mailing address, telephone usage, hygiene kits, soap, a wash cloth, nail file, nail clippers, deodorant, shampoo, cotton swabs, a comb, tooth brush and tooth paste, dental floss and more. A HOT shower can save the day!  A hot meal, emergency groceries, clothing, shoes, diapers, blankets and the like.  Employment services including resume, phone, fax, copy, internet access, email, printing and scanning.  Assistance with birthdays, Christmas, Easter and more. Assistance with applying for food stamps, assistance with applying for college and financial aid FAFSA.

Imagine Me School

Keeping your children stable during unstable times is essential.

The McKinney Vento Act is a law that allows parents to keep their children in the school of origin, help with transportation, clothing/uniforms, tutoring and more.  For a referral letter please call our office for faster assistance: 470-851-5472 

We offer a unique childcare experience for families experiencing homelessness. Ask about our childcare drop in service sponsored by Imagine Me Academy.

Click here for drop in services

Take The Stress Off...

Join us for church service, a meal and social services to rebuild. Must sign in by 10:15 am for social services. Social Service starts at 12:30 noon.