Jerusalem House strives to avoid duplication of services by collaborating with both AIDS service organizations and community agencies to meet our residents’ changing needs and provide valuable services to enhance their quality of life.
If they were not provided free of charge, these essential services would be out of the financial reach of our residents and Jerusalem House. The relationships we have established are vitally important for the individual resident as well as the homeless and AIDS communities.
Jerusalem House maintains written agreements with these collaborative partners:
Absolute Care – Provides medical care to people living with HIV/AIDS and their families
AID Atlanta – Provides case management services and access to local, state and federal government benefits and services for people living with AIDS.
AIDS Legal Project (Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc.) – Provides outreach visits to assist residents in non-criminal legal matters.
Brenau University – Fieldwork placements from their Occupational Therapy Program provide occupational therapy to residents.
Bright Horizons Foundation for Children – Creates “bright spaces” for the children where they can play and learn.
Community Advanced Practice Nurses – Provides free physical, mental, and preventive health care.
DeKalb County Public Library – Supports the ongoing literacy needs of the children and youth of Jerusalem House through tutoring, programs and other activities
Dress for Success – Provides professional attire and a network of support and career development tools to adult female residents
First Advantage-Choice PT – Provides criminal background checks on potential volunteers
Furniture Bank of Metro Atlanta – Distributes essential furnishings to residents in need.
Georgia Law Center for the Homeless – Provides intake services and answers legal questions
Grady Infectious Disease Program – Provides health and intensive care services, including medications
H.E.R.O. for Children – Provides mentoring programs and events for the children of Jerusalem House
HUGS Recovery Center – Provides alcohol and chemical dependency rehabilitation to residents
Interdenominational Theological Center (Department of Psychology of Religion and Pastoral Care) – Provides pastoral care for residents
Living Room – Living Room handles the application process for Jerusalem House. Phone: 404-382-8991. Living Room assists low- income people living with HIV/AIDS learn about and apply for housing opportunities by providing housing counseling, direct assistance, and facilitating applications for Atlanta AIDS supportive housing.
Living Water for Girls through Circle of Friends – Provides a non-residential education and training program for young women ages 16 and older who have survived life challenges, violence, street life, prostitution or human sex trafficking.
Mary Hall Freedom House – Provides in and out patient substance abuse treatment for female residents.
National AIDS Education & Services for Minorities, Inc. (NAESM) – Educates residents on HIV/AIDS (education and prevention) and makes health care and social services available.
New Hope Enterprises – Provides educational and vocational training to residents
Open Door – Provides housing referrals
Open Hand – Provides two healthy meals per day to qualified residents.
Our House – Provides day care
Partnership of Greater Atlanta – Provides case management to residents
Positive Impact – Offers counseling and bereavement services for residents. Also facilitates support groups and play therapy for our children.
ProActive Management Consulting – Provides mental health and addiction counseling to qualified residents
Someone Cares – Provides AIDS education, intervention services, and workshop facilitation to residents
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The Georgia AIDS & STD InfoLine provides toll-free assistance operated by AID Atlanta. This confidential, free service operates from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9:00 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Fridays. The toll free number is 800-551-2728. Their staff of Health Information Specialists is professionally trained in STD and HIV/AIDS information and prevention, communication skills and cultural diversity. Additionally, questions are answered via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Georgia Relay (TTY 711) is a free public service that keeps Georgia connected by making telecommunication simple, dependable and convenient for people who have difficulty using a standard phone. Jerusalem House participates in the Georgia Relay Partner Program.
MARTA offers Reduced Fare Breeze cards to eligible senior citizens, persons with disabilities and Medicare cardholders.The card allows you to travel at a reduced fare at all times.Reduced Fare Breeze Cards are good for both the bus and rail systems.
The Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta matches Atlanta-area nonprofits with transactional lawyers who can provide free assistance on a wide array of transactional legal matters.They serve nonprofits whose mission is to serve the underprivileged and disadvantaged in the Atlanta area. Their volunteer attorneys help nonprofits with such matters as drafting personnel policies, revising bylaws, and reviewing contracts.
National AIDS Strategy On July 13, 2010, the White House released the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). This ambitious plan was the nation’s first-ever comprehensive coordinated HIV/AIDS road map with clear and measurable targets to be achieved by 2015. It was updated in July 2015. Find out more.
GACAPUS (Georgia Care & Prevention in the United States) An online portal connecting Georgians with HIV treatment and care.