REACH Community Development Center
 

R.E.A.C.H. serves the economically disadvantaged by providing charitable, academic, and health promotion services that enhance the quality of life for seniors, adults, and youth within the community.

 
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Community S.H.A.R.E. Project

Sharing with the Hungry, Aide and Refuge with Equity

 

Food Pantry

Clothing Closet

Community Day

Coat and Blanket Project

Thanksgiving Turkey and Food Basket Project

Community Toy Project

 

 

Food Pantry and Clothing Closet

 

The Food Pantry and Clothing Closet offers groceries and clothing to needy families in DeKalb County.  The Food Pantry and Clothing Closet is open Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. R.E.A.C.H. serves 60-75 clients each week. Last year R.E.A.C.H. served 1,845 client families and distributed 68,216 pounds of food. 

 

Community Day

 

Community Day is scheduled for the last Saturday in July from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. of each year.  R.E.A.C.H. shares with the community by providing food, clothing, dental screenings, health screenings, career services, voter registration, and educational seminars.  R.E.A.C.H. also distributes backpacks filled with school supplies to increase school readiness for the children in our community.  In 2013, R.E.A.C.H. served 246 families, 91 students received free dental screening and 620 backpacks were given out.

 

Coat and Blanket Project

Thanksgiving Turkey and Food Basket Project

Community Toy Project

 

These are our seasonal projects.  Coat and Blanket Project takes place in the month of October where the focus is to distribute coats and blankets to the needy.  Thanksgiving Turkey and Food Basket Project takes place in the month of November where Turkeys and Food Baskets are given out to eligible applicants only.  Community Toy Project takes place in the month of December.  All projects are on a first come first serve bases and must be accompanied by an application.

 

 

 
 
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P.E.A.K. "Preparing for Excellence Aspiring Knowledge"

 "First Steps DeKalb @ R.E.A.C.H.

Every Georgia child deserves a great start...

First Steps- Dekalb County connects families to parenting resources and a wide range of community services that improve child and family well-being. We provide families with a localized community resource guide and connections to relevant resources and age-appropiate information. The service is for any pregnant woman or family with children ages 0-5 residing in Dekalb Country and is FREE!

Know someone who could use a Great First Step? Give us a Call at 404-931-7532

Great Start Georgia of DeKalb County’s First Steps Parent Resource Directory provides expectant mothers and families with children, newborn to age five, with local referrals to maternal and child focused resources and relevant age-appropriate information in the following categories: 

  • Maternal Health
  • Newborn/Child Health
  • Home and Child Safety
  • Community and Family Safety
  • School Readiness
  • Family Economic Self-sufficiency

Please complete this request form if you would like to receive a First Steps Parent Resource Directory and give your child a GREAT START!

 

If you are a maternal or child-focused service provider, and would like to be included in our directory, please email us at reachcdc06@gmail.com.

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G.E.M.S.

"Giving Exciting Memories to Seniors"

(Ages 55 and up)

Check our upcoming events for the latest news and activities!