The 180° Kitchen prepares and serves over 280,000 hot and healthy meals to our residents, employees, and guests, 3 times a day, 365 days of the year.
Health and Wellness
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.
As the number one city in the United States for sex trafficking, Atlanta is home to a staggering 12,400 transactions each month. The House of Cherith serves as a safe and refreshing home for victims of sex exploitation and trafficking.
Eden Village 1 is the "One-Stop Shop for Women in Crisis," featuring 32 hotel-style rooms designed exclusively for mothers with children. In addition to housing, Eden Village 1 offers medical, vision, dental, and mental health care through the onsite Mercy Care Clinic. It also provides residents with vocational training, education, and childcare solutions.
Eden Village 2 is a six month housing program designed for up to 80 women without children. It includes full medical, mental health, and education support services. One of the core goals of this housing solution is to help women with undiagnosed mental health issues.
As the entry point for every woman and child into City of Refuge, Eden Village 3 is designed to be a 30-day emergency assessment center. During this 30 days, all residents are assigned a case manager to determine if they qualify for other long-term housing programs.
Vocation and Enterprise
The goal of the Good Works Employment Center is to increase employment numbers among homeless single women and single mothers. We provide viable education and job training to help unemployed and underemployed women secure stable employment.
The 180° Culinary Arts Program is an intense 10-week training program where students learn practical knowledge of the culinary arts and food preparation and earn a ServSafe Certification. The goal of this program is to empower those in crisis and guide them toward independent lives.
Click here to apply for our 180° Culinary Academy.
Click here to apply for NAPA Training Program.
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.
The CORE (City of Refuge Education) Academy 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.