CFTH’s Community Food Programs
Everyone Eats! Programs
The CFTH Food Closet is our community food program open to the public. Starting in March 2018, volunteers will distribute food items to those who are present every Saturday from 10 am till 2 pm. In order to receive food package, all adults age eighteen and over are asked to complete a brief survey. If you are Head of Household, identification is required for yourself and all household members not present. **Please do not bring children**
ID is NOT required for single adults eighteen and over.
Acceptable forms of ID for children and household members: state driver's license or ID, birth certificate, social security card, or medical card.
When am I able to get food?
We will begin distributing food on Saturdays from 10 am - 2 pm, beginning March 2018.
What if I have special dietary needs?
We will do our best to accommodate guests with special dietary needs, however, choices will be based on current inventory.
How many times can I come and get food?
Guests will be allowed to get food up to two times per month.
Where does the food come from?
Donations are collected from private and public donors and purchased at local grocery stores and food banks.
Do I have to pay for the food?
No, you do not have to pay for food at CFTH. We do not resale donations. Donations are distributed freely to those we serve.
Can I pick up food on any other day besides Saturday?
Yes, we provide emergency food distribution, by appointment only. Please contact us to schedule a pickup time.
Where is CFTH located?
We are located at 5481 Memorial Dr. Suite G, Stone Mountain GA 30083.
How do I contact CFTH?
Please leave us a message here or call (404) 749-0192.
CFTH's Community Garden
The CFTH Community Garden is a community project under development with our community partners Brantland and The Brantley Foundation. Space located in Stone Mountain, Georgia has already been awarded to this project and plans are underway to start this project upon funding. Fruits and vegetables will be distributed free to those who participate in the project and sold to the public at affordable rates in order to support our programs.
CFTH’s Youth Programs
The Center for Truth and Healing (CFTH) strongly believes the only way to ensure our future is to empower our youth. It is our vision to provide a safe environment that enables children to reach their full potential by educating them and encouraging their talents. In 2018, our vision is to launch an 8-week summer camp for youth in 6th through 12th grade. This camp will have a STEAM-based curriculum and will expose many disadvantaged and at-risk youth to new career opportunities in technology, science, agriculture, media production, and more. We are currently applying for grants and raising funds to help pay for computers, tablets, cameras, and other equipment and supplies needed to ensure our students have access to the newest technology. Our growing list of eSTEAM camp partners are The Brantley Foundation, APEX Beauty School, and The Star Factor Effect.
Summer Food Program
The Center for Truth and Healing (CFTH) wants to make sure that every child eats! We are currently in the process of applying to be a Sponsor of the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) administrated by the USDA. Our acceptance into this program, will allow CFTH to feed breakfast, lunch, and a snack to up to 1,000 children in Stone Mountain, GA communities.
CFTH's Back-to-School Community Jam
On Aug 4, 2018, CFTH will host its' first Back-to-School Community Jam at The Atrium Event Center. This free community event will include entertainment, public figures, guest speakers, free backpacks with school supplies, free health and dental clinic for all youth under 18 years of age, and free HIV/Aids testing for anyone. Low-income families who apply in advance will receive free uniforms for their children. This event will be sponsored by our community partners and private and public donations.
The Winter Fun Festival
This is CFTH's BIG end-of-the-year event! Hundreds of kids and parents fill The Atrium Event Center for winter holiday fun, they enjoy entertainment, special guests, concession stand, games, toys, and more. This event is sponsored by our community partners and private and public donations and is open to all low-income families in the metro-Atlanta area.
Rosebuds Transformation Program aka "Rosebuds"
Rosebuds is a transitional program for adults eighteen years of age or older. To qualify for this program, applicants must be referred by one of our local partners or complete our online application process. This program is designed for clients who exhibit a strong will, desire, and commitment to overcome their struggles and do whatever is necessary to guarantee their success.
Our program is currently run by volunteers dedicated to restoring our communities. We understand that in order for our community to be fully restored, we must focus on restoring the people in the community. The Rosebuds Transformation Program assesses each person individually to evaluate their needs and develops an Individual Program Plan (IPP). To hold our clients accountable, each person is assigned a Client Case Manager (CM) that will serve as a life coach, mentor, and friend. The CM will work closely with assigned clients to help them achieve set goals and obligations and will be responsible for maintaining client records and reporting progress during program participation. Program participation times will vary from three months to two years based on evaluations.
What services are provided?
CFTH offers program participants assistance with rent/mortgage, utility payments, security deposits, tuition and book fees, transportation, food, clothing, shelter, counseling, job skills training, entrepreneur empowerment, hair care services, health care referral services, holistic and spiritual wellness services, and more.
Who can apply?
Anyone 18 years of age or older who are experiencing any type of abuse, homelessness, hopelessness, depression, financial crisis, or other negative experiences that are preventing you from reaching your full potential and living within your purpose. Unfortunately, due to funding, everyone that applies will not be accepted. If you are accepted, you will be contacted by one of our volunteers.
How much does it cost?
This is a free program that is funded by private donations, grants, our partners and by volunteers.
How do I apply for this program?
To apply for The Rosebuds Transformation Program, click here.