Client Resources

DEAM services and client eligibility are described on this website. If you would like to find out about additional services,  the following resources may also be helpful.

United Way
Dial 211 from any phone to be connected to the United Way 211 hotline.  This excellent service provides links and contact information for many valuable services for the Decatur and greater Atlanta area, as well as nationally.

Decatur Cooperative Ministry  ( )
DCM Main office, call 404.377.5365. For Dekalb county residents who need emergency help with food and housing, call the Project Take Charge office at 404.284.4411 between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday through Wednesday, and between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm on Thursday. DCM provides services and financial aid for Dekalb county residents including the following.

  • Emergency shelter for women with children
  • Long-term transitional housing for families with children
  • Bill payment to prevent eviction, foreclosure, or utility cut-off
  • Emergency food

Senior Connections  (Tel: 770-455-7602  )

Senior Connections supports programs and services for seniors that maximize independence and enhance the quality of life of seniors throughout Metro Atlanta. These services include Meals on Wheels, Home Repair, In‐Home Care, Neighborhood Senior Centers, Transportation to doctors’ appointments, classes and senior excursions. The goal of Senior Connections is to provide seniors with the assistance they need to remain in their own homes as long as possible.