StreetWise offers the necessary physical, emotional, mental and spiritual tools to help you stabilize your life, improve your environment, and move out of a state of dependency, into a state of well-being and self-sufficiency.

We Can Help!

Required documents for assistance appointments:

Photo Identification
Social Security Cards of everyone living in household over 18 years of age
Names, birthdays and ages of everyone living in household
Current utility bill showing proof of address

NEED CLOTHING?

StreetWise provides new and gently used clothing and shoes for those in need. The number of clothing items distributed is based upon availability and the size of your family. During the winter, each family is allowed one coat per family member. Dress clothes are available upon request as supplies allow. During each appointment you will be introduced to your own personal shopper who will assist you in finding clothes, shoes, hygiene products and household items. Call 678-985-9952 to schedule an appointment.

StreetWise also distributes clothing from our clothing bus at events and during times of disaster recovery.

Special Request Items

Special request items are given when available. You must submit a special request form at your appointment and we will contact you if the item is available.

NEED FOOD?

StreetWise can provide an individual or family with food every 6 weeks. Call 678-985-9952 to schedule an appointment. Food items are pre-boxed and ready for each appointment. There must be a minimum of 6 weeks between each visit.

The Atlanta Community Food Bank partners with StreetWise to provide families with approximately 150 lbs. of food on one Saturday each month in a Mobile Food Pantry. Guests never have to get out of their cars! View our calendar for dates. Registration begins two weeks prior to the event. Please call 678-985-9952 to register. Photo ID is required to pick up food.

NEED TRAINING?

Want to improve your literacy? It’s difficult to change your circumstances if you struggle to read. Each Tuesday at 5PM, StreetWise hosts a reading class in its Auburn facility at 323 Carter Rd. Students learn the basics of reading and pronunciation. While our literacy program is geared toward adults, some children may be approved. All attendees are welcome to join us for our weekly Bible Study at 6PM, immediately following the class.

StreetWise also provides job training and seminars for specific job skills. Call 678-985-9952 for more information.

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StreetWise Counseling

NEED ENCOURAGEMENT?

It’s easy to let heavy circumstances weigh you down. StreetWise hosts a weekly Bible Study in Auburn where you will be encouraged and reminded that God loves you. Bible Study is open to all ages, infant to 999 years. Please join us!

Tuesdays, 6PM-8PM
323 Carter Road, Auburn

We also offer Christian Counseling and Guidance, as well as Ladies’ and Men’s retreats which allow you to get away, fellowship and be encouraged. Call 678-985-9952 for more information.

Prom StarganzaCAN’T AFFORD PROM?

Each Spring, StreetWise partners with the Gwinnett County Department of Family and Child Services (DFCS) to create a full-service preparation center for young men and women who would be otherwise unable to attend their prom. Guests peruse the rows of quality suits, dresses, shoes and accessories. They can then have their hair styled, nails manicured, makeup applied and picture taken!

Please call 678-985-9952 to register for the StreetWise Prom Starganza.

Young Girl

ARE HOLIDAYS TOUGH?

Holidays are supposed to be happy, but they can be the toughest times when you are struggling. StreetWise hosts several events to bring seasonal smiles and offer assistance:

  • Birthday Party for Jesus – Come enjoy live entertainment, sing Christmas music and hear a message of hope. Each child in attendance receives a wrapped Christmas present.
  • Easter Celebration – Hunt eggs, have a blast, and hear the exciting news of our living Savior. Children in attendance receive an Easter basket.
  • Thanksgiving Event – Enjoy games, music and entertainment and give thanks as a complete Thanksgiving meal is provided for your family. Each meal is boxed and ready for you to cook in your home, with your family.

Families must preregister in order to attend a holiday program. Please call 678-985-9952 to register.

NEED HELP WITH YOUR KIDS?

StreetWise provides a safe, loving environment for your family. Raising children in today’s harsh world can be a difficult responsibility. To help, we offer tutoring and parent training classes.

Backpack Day Event – The best start to a new a school year is with new school supplies! StreetWise loves to get kids excited about succeeding in school. By providing backpacks, folders, binders, pencils & more, Backpack Day ensures that children face their first day prepared to excel. Please call 678-985-9952 to preregister.