Gwinnett County Resource Guide

Please note all resources listed in this guide are direct and not a part of StandUp for Kids. Please call the organization before visiting to ensure the organization is still in operation and/or the hours have not changed. Organizations with a purple marker are inclusive of homeless teens.

National Safe Place Campaign

The yellow and black signs located at libraries, YMCA’s and QuikTrips mark buildings where workers have received training to help young people who may be homeless or experiencing abuse.  

General resource information and assistance from Gwinnett County Government

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)


TANF is the monthly cash assistance program, with an employment services component, for low-income families with children under age 18, children age 18 and attending school full-time, and pregnant women.


Family Promise of Gwinnett


Emergency shelter (for women/women with children)

Temporary housing

Positive Impact International (Safe Place)


Emergency and transitional housing for unaccompanied minors in Gwinnett

Home of Hope at Gwinnett Children’s Shelter


Transitional living program for women and women with children, and homeless young women age 18 and older.

Rainbow Village



Afterschool programs, early childhood development, family assessment, life skills education, mental health

The Safety Net Youth Services

Emergency shelter (for youth)

The Salvation Army (Lawrenceville Corps)

Home Sweet Home Program

Overcomer’s House

678-615-7714 or email [email protected] to schedule an appointment.

Connects families and individuals experiencing homelessness to permanent housing.

Asian American Resource Foundation Inc Norcross
Norcross, GA 30093

Latin American Association

Immediate services for Spanish speaking individuals and families experiencing strife or homelessness, all ages.

Hotline 404-638-1839


Lilburn Cooperative Ministry Inc Lilburn

Lilburn, GA 30047

Asian American Resource Foundation Inc Norcross
Norcross, GA 30093
Non-Profit Organization that provides housing assistance.

Lawrenceville Response Center (LPC)

Rental Assistance – Effective 5.26.23. The LRC will only provide rental assistance to qualified residents living in 30046

Utility Assistance – Must have City of Lawrenceville utility company.

Overcomers House

Snellville, GA

678-615-7714 or email [email protected] to schedule an appointment.

Emergency financial assistance utilities

Salvation Army – Gwinnett County

3455 Sugarloaf Parkway

Lawrenceville, GA 30044


Southeast Cooperative Ministry


55 Grayson Industrial Pkwy, Grayson 

Serves Gwinnett residents in zip codes 30017, 30039, 30078, 30052.

By Appointment Only. For appointment email [email protected] or call 404-985-5229


St. Vincent de Paul Society of Georgia


Clients select their own food at SVDP service hubs. Call the phone number to be linked to the food pantry closest to you.

Live Healthy Gwinnett

Live Healthy Gwinnett often hosts drive through food pantries at local parks. Check the website for upcoming dates and times.

Food Finder


Online or app service to locate nearby food resources.

Buford Family Community Center


4042 Friendship Road, Buford

Tues 11:00am-3:00pm. Bring a photo ID.

Casa Vida – (Spanish Speaking Church with food pantry)


2020 Lawrenceville Suwanee Rd Ste 104, Suwanee. Sun 11:30am-12:30pm

Pantry at Hamilton Mill United Methodist Church


1450 Pine Road, Dacula 

Drive through food pantry on Saturdays from 8:00am- 10:30am. May receive food every other week. Bring a picture ID.

Satisfeed at North Metro Baptist Church


1026 Old Peachtree Road NE, Lawrenceville 

Food pantry on Saturdays from 9:00-11:00

Love Outreach Mission at Global Outreach Church


1294 Braselton Hwy, Lawrenceville 

Food pantry on Saturdays from 10:00-1:00.

Humanity First Food Pantry

3100 Breckinridge Blvd Suite 740, Duluth

Sundays from 12pm-5pm. Register for food pantry on website.

Mercy Seed Resource Center @ New Mercies Christian Church


4000 Five Forks Trickum Road, Lilburn. Saturdays 9:30-11:00. ID is required.

Impact Community Food Pantry @ Impact Church 


3594 Centerville Hwy, Snellville 

Thursday & Saturdays 9:30am-11:30am

Hugs & Hope Food Pantry Park Place Church


4576 Lenora Church Rd, Snellville

Tues 2:00pm-4:00pm  No paperwork required.


Lawrenceville Health Center


455 Grayson Hwy, Suite 300, Lawrenceville

Monday – Friday, 8 – 5, appointment required.

Accepts Medicaid CMOs and most insurances. 

Provides child & adult immunizations, child health checks and dental exams, school screenings, WIC, pregnancy and prenatal services, STD screening and treatment, PrEP for HIV prevention, refugee health services.

Truth’s Community Clinic


250 Langley Drive, Suite 1316

Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Qualification Appointment Hours:

10:00 am – 3:00 pm Monday

Offers services for those who are uninsured and who meet the federal poverty level.  

Medical Clinics are on the first and third Tuesday.

Medical services offered are related to diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, and thyroid concerns. Appointment needed; no walk-ins.  

Shifa Clinic


3650 Savannah Place Drive, Duluth

10:00-1:00 Saturdays

Free clinic that serves those who are uninsured and under-insured and under 200% of the federal poverty level.  Patients need a photo ID and must be a Georgia resident. Email [email protected] to schedule appointment