Community Resources

  • Please call the agency directly for more specific information. GCPS does not endorse or recommend any of these agencies, as this list is for informational use only. Any fees incurred are the responsibility of the parent and/or student. This is not a complete list of assistance resources in Gwinnett or the Metro Atlanta Area. Please check with other sources of information for additional resources.

  • Food assistance and some counseling services.

    Hands of Christ – Duluth Cooperative Ministry 

    3395 Fox Street, Duluth, GA  30096

    Lawrenceville Cooperative Ministry

    176 Church Street, Lawrenceville
    Food assistance, some financial assistance – For Lawrenceville and Dacula only.
    Mon 6-8 p.m. (food only), Wed and Fri 10-2 (food and financial assistance), Sat 10-12 (food only)

    Southeast Cooperative Ministry

    55 Grayson Industrial Parkway, Grayson
    Grayson and Snellville Residents only

    Lilburn Cooperative Ministry  

    5329 Five Forks Trickum Road, Lilburn
    Serves zip codes 30047 and 30087 only.
    MWF 10 am to 2 p, Sat 9-11 am.
    Food and clothing, some financial assistance  (Lilburn only except Sat. am food program)

    Bread of Life  

    990 Martin’s Chapel Rd, Lawrenceville
    M 6:30-7:30, W, F, Sat 1-2pm

    Hope and Life Fellowship  

    3594 Hwy 124, Snellville          
    M9:30-11, Tu&Th 5-6:30, Sa10-11

    Salvation Army  

    3455 Sugarloaf Pkwy, Lawrenceville
    Food pantry, limited financial assistance.  Appointments required.

    I Care Atlanta

    5879-B New Peachtree Rd, Doraville, Ga

    Streetwise Georgia

    1750 Cedars Rd, Lawrenceville, Ga
    Food, clothing and limited furniture
    Monday 10-1, Tuesday 10-2, Thursday 10-2


    1800 Satellite Blvd, Duluth, Ga
    Food Pantry hours (no appt necessary)
    Wednesdays, 10-1, Saturdays, 10-12
    Clothes Closet (clients can get clothing 4 times a year for each family
    Saturdays, 10-12

  • HIV testing, education, prevention, support groups, and legal services

    Pediatric Partners of Chamblee

    404 785-8160
    4166 Buford Hwy
    Suite 1102
    Atlanta, GA 30345
    Take Medicaid and Peachcare
    Have Spanish and Korean-speaking doctors

    Hebron Clinic

    195 S. Chestnut Street, Lawrenceville
    Serves Lawrenceville and Dacula residents only.

    Department of Family and Children’s Services

    Assistance with food stamps, TANF, child care assistance, and Medicaid.

    Kids Clinic

    555 Old Norcross Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30045

    Dr. Adolfo Molina

    3154 Shallowford Rd, Chamblee, GA
    1942 Beaver Ruin, Norcross, GA
    Sliding Scale, se habla español

  • Housing Resources

    Clearpoint Credit Counseling     

    1st time home buyers, foreclosure, debt reduction, etc.

    Family Promise and Salt Light          

    3495 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville
    Transitional Housing and Shelter 

    Salvation Army  

    3455 Sugarloaf Pkwy, Lawrenceville
    Food pantry, limited financial assistance, temporary housing.  Appointments required.

    Rainbow Village                   

    3160 Main Street, Duluth, GA

  • Immunizations and Some Lab Tests

    Buford Health Center

    (770) 614-2401
    Dental - 770-614-2427
    Buford Human Services Center
    2755 Sawnee Ave. Suite D-001
    Buford, GA  30518

    Norcross Health Center

    (770) 638-5700
    Dental – 770-638-5708

    5030 Georgia Belle Court
    Norcross, GA  30093

    Lawrenceville Health Center

    (770) 339-4283
    Dental – 770-339-5642

    15 S. Clayton Street
    Lawrenceville, GA  30045

    ​AID Gwinnett

    725 Scenic Highway
    Lawrenceville, GA 30045

  • Latin American Association

    Latin American Association
    FAX 404-638-1806

    2750 Buford Highway
    Atlanta, GA  30324
    Resources- legal, employment, immigration, education and other programs to benefit and aid families.

  • Medical Resources

    Four Corners Clinic

    5030 Georgia Belle Ct, Norcross(inside Norcross Human Service Center)
    175 Gwinnett Drive
    Sliding scale

    Gwinnett Community Clinic

    Gwinnett County residents only/some problems with non-documented persons.
    2160 Fountain Drive
    Snellville, GA 30278
    For an appointment call:  Monday-Thursday 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
                     Clinic Hours:  Tuesday and Thursday 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

    Good Samaritan Health Center of Gwinnett

    5949 Buford Hwy                                                                                    
    Norcross, GA  30071                                                                               
    Call to see if accepting new clients.  Bring Photo ID & proof of income; MA, PC, & sliding-fee.

    Gwinnett Coalition for Health and Human Services Helpline

    Gives information or referrals for agencies that can provide assistance in obtaining medication needed on a long-term basis, help with family problems, emergency shelter, health services, child care, substance abuse, employment, emergency food, legal referrals, counseling and senior services.

    Medicaid Power Line

    404-881-8038 AND
    Provides referral information for Medicaid clients.

    PeachCare for Kids

    1-877-427-3224; 770-840-2265
    678-218-4413 (Fax)
    770-932-4722 (Spanish);678-377-3696 (Spanish)

    Right From the Start Medicaid:
    100 Castor Drive, Apt. D-5
    Norcross, GA 30071
    P.O. Box 1978
    Norcross, GA  30091
    Also office inside Kool Smiles on Lville Hwy (next to Walmart)

    CDC National STD/AIDS Hotline

    1-800-342-AIDS (English) 24hrs/7days
                Also has additional health info.
    1-800-344-7432 (Spanish 8am 2 am / 7 days )       

    Mercy Health Care Center

    County of residency not important
    3367 Buford Hwy Suite 910
    Northeast Plaza Shopping Center

    Appointments taken first: Monday – Friday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM 
    Walk-ins taken second
      Fridays:  Pediatrician, Everyday:  Nurse Practitioner,   Dental clinic
      Clinic Fees:  based on income- sliding scale, proof of income necessary
    Se habla español.

    Also have a mobile van, but you must call main number for times and locations.

  • Mental Health

    Village of St. Joseph (North Druid Hills—Atlanta and some Catholic churches in Gwinnett),

    Lowest sliding scale of $20, 404-321-2900

    The Road to Recovery, Inc.

    (678) 985-8211
    320 West Pike Street Lawrenceville, GA 30045-3207
    Counseling, Mental Health: Spanish counseling.  Affordable fees, payment fees, scholarships.  Sliding scale, Medicaid and some forms of medical insurance accepted.

    Clinic for Education, Treatment and Prevention of Addiction, Inc. (CEPTA)

    6020 Dawson Blvd, #I, Norcross, GA  30093
    Counseling mental health – all services available in Spanish.  Some services available in English.  Fees based on family income.

    Families First            

    5360 Old Norcross Rd, Norcross
    Sliding scale.

    Rockbridge Psychological Associates

    5440 Lawrenceville Hwy, Lilburn, GA  (Spanish speaking)

    Cruse Medical Care,

    1844 Old Norcross Rd, Lawrenceville, GA

    Chris Kids


    Core and IFI – in home services

    Angel Lopez Associates

    2250 Satellite Blvd Ste 175 Duluth GA 30097

    Economic Assistance/Food Programs

    City of Hope  

    Open Tues, Wed, and Thurs. 

  • Other Available Services

    Clearpoint Credit Counseling

    Free credit /home buying assistance.
    3807 Clairmont Road NE, Chamblee, GA 30341
    Free, confidential budget counseling, community wide education programs in money management, debt management, and comprehensive housing counseling. Phone counseling available 24 hours a day.

  • Poison Control

    Poison Control

    If someone may have been poisoned, call the toll-free Poison Help line (1‑800‑222‑1222), which connects you to your local poison center, to speak with a poison expert right away. This expert can give you advice on first aid and may save you from a visit to the emergency room.

  • Transitional Housing

    Why Not Ministries