Shelters in 30012 Zip Code
Shelter Terminology
People who have come upon hard times can often seek assistance and temporary residence from an emergency shelter. Shelters can be charitable institutions that are staffed with volunteer workers who are dedicated to providing relief and comfort to people and animals in distress. They provide beds, showers, food and often counseling and medical assistance. A shelter can also be a private structure for an individual or family in a time of crisis. The following list of terms might help you to understand the various types of shelters available to a community:

Battered Women's Shelter: A center that provides help, refuge and support to women who have suffered emotional and/or physical abuse at the hands of a spouse, parent, partner, etc. Women's shelters provide crisis counseling and exit assistance for women who are under constant threat from their abusers.

Homeless Shelter: A place of temporary housing for individuals and families who have no other place of refuge. There are homeless shelters that cater to young people and offer job training, counseling and substance abuse rehabilitation.

Animal Shelter: An institution dedicated to the rescue and housing of abandoned, abused or neglected animals. Animal shelters are dedicated to providing a secure and safe habitat for dogs, cats and other pets in the hope that they will be adopted.

Emergency Shelter: A facility that houses people who are unable to remain in their homes due to a natural disaster such as earthquake, hurricane fire or flood.

Survival Shelter: An urban or wilderness refuge for people who seek to protect themselves from contamination of nuclear fallout, highly destructive natural disasters or the advent of war. Survival shelters can be underground bunkers or above ground structures that are resistant to trauma or attack.

1214 Summer Cir NW
Conyers, GA 30012
3001 Grundy Ives Dr
Snellville, GA 30039
2047 Gees Mill Rd NE
Conyers, GA 30013
5295 Stone Mountain Hwy
Stone Mountain, GA 30087
2330 Scenic Hwy S
Snellville, GA 30078
4711 Bishop Ming Blvd
Stone Mountain, GA 30088
4562 Lawrenceville Hwy NW Ste 201
Lilburn, GA 30047
5160 Alcovy Rd NE
Covington, GA 30014
2929 Panthersville Rd
Decatur, GA 30034
2200 Clanton Ter
Decatur, GA 30034
99 Ezzard Street
Lawrenceville, GA 30045
1399 Montreal Rd
Tucker, GA 30084
1975 Lakeside Pkwy
Tucker, GA 30084
750 Commerce Dr Ste 201
Decatur, GA 30030
402 E Howard Ave
Decatur, GA 30030
1450 Commerce Dr
Decatur, GA 30030
19 Garner St
Norcross, GA 30071
808 Marable St
Monroe, GA 30656
2843 Buford Hwy NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
1945 Savoy Dr
Atlanta, GA 30341
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