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City of Refuge exists to bring light, hope, and transformation to individuals and families. 

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Looking for help? City of Refuge is dedicated to helping women in need. If you reside in Atlanta, GA, or if you are homeless and need any help, click here now.

Why Good Works: The Challenge

City of Refuge sits in the midst of one of Atlanta’s most historic and struggling communities. The current picture is troubling.

Stories of Transformation

You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works.

-Matthew 5:14, 16

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Our Programs

Workforce Innovation Hub

The Workforce Innovation Hub provides skills training in automotive, culinary arts, coding (Tech Academy), customer…

180° Kitchen

In 2017, the 180° Kitchen prepared and served 250,000 hot and healthy meals…

Bright Futures

In the neighborhood of 30314, only ~50% of the students graduate from high…



I`m interested in Health and Wellness

180° Kitchen

In 2017, the 180° Kitchen prepared and served 250,000 hot and healthy meals to our residents, employees, and guests. 

Mercy Care

Mercy Care is the result of a strategic partnership between the City of Refuge and the Saint Joseph’s Health System. With an expansive 10,000 square feet of space, Mercy Care provides services to thousands of patients annually. Patients are able to receive general medical, dental, vision, and mental health services at the facility.

I`m looking for housing

House of Cherith

Atlanta is the number one city in the United States for sex trafficking. Georgia is home to a staggering 12,400 cash for sex transactions each month. The House of Cherith serves as a safe and refreshing home for victims of sexual exploitation and trafficking.

Eden Village

Eden Village is the “One-Stop Shop for Women in Crisis.” This expansive center features 36 hotel-style rooms designed exclusively for mothers with children and 80 beds for single women. The facility accommodates residents for up to 180 days if needed. In addition to housing, Eden Village offers medical, vision, dental, and mental health care through Mercy Care.

I`m looking for work

Workforce Innovation Hub

The Workforce Innovation Hub provides skills training in automotive, culinary arts, coding (Tech Academy), customer service, pest control, and security.

Good Works Employment Center

The Good Works Employment Center provides viable education and job training to help unemployed and underemployed women secure stable employment. 

The 180° Culinary Arts Academy

 The 180° Culinary Arts Program is an intensive 10-week training program where students learn practical knowledge of the culinary arts and food preparation and earn a ServSafe Certification.

NAPA Auto Center

Out of a dynamic partnership with NAPA and Genuine Parts, the NAPA Auto Center provides training for men and women in 10 areas of auto mechanics. When students complete the program, they graduate with a light repair certification and more control over their future.
Click here to apply for NAPA Training Program.

I`m interested in youth programs

Bright Futures

In the neighborhood of 30314, only ~50% of the students graduate from high school. In addition, many who do graduate are not prepared for college or a career. Our on-campus partner, Bright Futures Atlanta, provides a fully-accredited academy for students in grades 6 – 12 offering a private-school education to those who otherwise could not afford the opportunity.

Kid City Afterschool Program

Kid City takes a holistic approach to education by providing elementary school students with emotional, physical, and educational curriculum. This program is focused on social development, one-on-one academic support, and conflict resolution.

Feed My Lambs

Our on-campus partner, Feed My Lambs, provides childcare and preschool for the children residing in Eden Village, as well as children from the local community. The mission of Feed My Lambs is to partner with local businesses, communities and area churches to open Christian schools in economically impoverished areas.







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