SUPPORT VESSELS

Throughout the country, numerous organizations provide a diverse range of services across various categories. The catalog of reputable companies is extensive, and the following represents a condensed version of its selection:

 

Behavioral Health and Wellness

211 | United Way (Georgia State): The 211 network in the United States responds to more than 18 million requests for help annually. www.unitedway.org

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (Georgia State): a direct, national three-digit line that connects individuals with suicide prevention and mental health crises. 988ga.gov

Achievements ABA Therapy (Atlanta/Savannah): . . . increases language and communication skills; improves social and functional living skills. achievementstherapy.com

Al-Anon: helps people affected by loved ones drinking behavior. www.alcoholrehabguide.org

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (Georgia Chapter): provides innovative programs and educates on risk factors.  www.afsp.org

AppliedABC Autism Therapy Center (Lawrenceville): . . . helps children with autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders on their personal life journeys. www.appliedabc.com

Atlanta Autism Center (Alpharetta/Lawrenceville/Peachtree Corners): provides comprehensive, family-centered diagnostic and therapy services for children with autism spectrum disorder . . . . atlantaautismcenter.com

Christian Psychiatric Services (Marietta): provides services for medical needs, treats medical needs for well-being, and offers alternative holistic options. www.christianpsychiatricservices.com

Community of Hearts (Michigan-based) promotes resources for mental health and social-emotional wellness to create mental health advocates. www.communityofhearts.org

Face the Music (Flordia-based): committed to helping individuals with limited means access to addiction treatment and increasing support for substance abuse prevention and aftercare via music-based programs. www.facethemusic.org

Georgia Al-Anon Central Services (Georiga State): offers hope and help for families and friends affected by alcohol addiction. ga-al-anon.org

Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (Atlanta): provides a direct line for National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Counselors. www.dbhdd.georgia.gov

Heartlinks ABA Therapy Solutions (Atlanta): . . . focuses on helping kids acquire skills as well as modifying behavior . . www.heartlinksaba.com

If in Crisis—NAMI (Georgia State): provides advocacy, education, support, and awareness to those affected by mental illness. www.namiga.org

Inspired2changelife (North Carolina):  supportive wellness services that provide Reiki and Healing Essentials. www.i2ccoaching.com

Life Alert (Headquarters/California): a Personal Emergency Response and Home Medical Alert System company that saves lives from catastrophic outcomes. . . . www.lifealerthelp.com

North Georgia Autism Center (Calhoun/Cartersville/Woodstock): provides a broad range of therapies, services, and solutions to help facilitate change . . . . www.northgeorgiaautism.com

Orange Street Storehouse (Georgia State): provides gourmet wellness products for self-care needs. www.orangestreetstorehouse.com

Sevyn90 (Conyers): provides products that promote self-love, self-care, and self-focus. www.sevyn90.com

Skyland Trail (Atlanta): offers psychiatric treatment, and a compassionate, holistic path to wellness. www.skylandtrail.org

The Alex & Ali Foundation (Indiana-based): empower and enhance the lives of young adults with autism and . . . www.thealexandalifoundation.com

The Cooperative Ministry (South Carolina): increases the economic self-sufficiency of people experiencing poverty in the Midlands through crisis assistance and sustainability programs. www.coopmin.org

The D.A.Z.E.Y. Project (Decatur): provides resources for children affected by autism and other learning challenges. https://thedazeyproject.org/

The SAM Foundation (Alabama-based) is a resource for suicide prevention, grief support, and education for those struggling with suicidal thoughts and feelings. www.samfound.org

 

Bereavement Support

Bereaved Parents USA (New York National Office): a support vessel for grieving parents and families to rebuild their lives after losing a child. www.bereavedparentsusa.gov

Birth Waves Midwifery (California): offers comprehensive, respectful, and family-centered care through preconception, pregnancy, birth, and postpartum periods. www.birthwaveswidwifery.com

COPE (New York): dedicated to helping those living with the loss of a child. www.copefoundation.org

GPS Hope (Wisconsin-based):  walks with you through the suffocating darkness of child loss. . . . www.gpshope.org

GriefShare (Grieving Parents Sharing Hope) (Conyers): helps walk you through the grief process and heal from the pain. www.griefshare.org

Liam Lives (New York-based): promotes pregnancy/infant loss awareness. www.liamlivesfoundationinc.org

International Stillbirth Alliance (New Jersey-based): connects researchers and families around the world to end preventable stillbirths. www.stillbirthalliance.org

Share (Missouri-based): provides support for bereaved families. www.nationalshare.org

Stillborn and Infant Loss Support (Maryland-based): serves as a support vessel for those who have lost their child before birth. www.bornintosilence.org

The Compassionate Friends (Marietta Chapter):  a charitable organization and support vessel for families who suffered a loss. www.compassionatefriends.org

Life Circle 72, Inc. (Cobb and Paulding Counties): educating, spreading awareness, and providing resources for women affected by domestic violence. www.lifecircle72.org

 

Bullying

Chris180 (Atlanta): . . . to heal children, strengthen family and build community.  www.chris180.org

Don’t Be A Bully Foundation (Douglasville): encouraging youth everywhere to speak up and speak out against bullying. dontbeabully.org

Georgia Equality (Atlanta): works to advance fairness, safety, and opportunity . . . georgiaequality.org

iamAlive (Stockbridge): empowers youth who have experienced bullying. www.iamaliveatl.org

National Association of People Against Bullying (California-based): provides anti-bullying services, education, and support to students. www.napab.org

Stomp Out Bullying (New York-based): works to reduce and prevent bullying, cyberbullying, and other digital abuse. www.stompoutbullying.gov

StopBullying.gov (Washington-based): provides information from various government agencies on bullying, cyberbullying, prevention, and response. www.stopbullying.gov

Stop Violence Against Women (Minnesota-based): a forum for information, advocacy, and change in promoting women’s rights. www.stopvaw.org

The Anti-Bullying Company (California-based): educate people on the impact of bullying and the power of kindness . . . theantibullyingco.wixsite.com/online

 

Homelessness

Atlanta Mission (Atlanta): transform, through Christ, the lives of women and children facing homelessness. www.atlantamission.org

Beloved Atlanta (Atlanta): an anti-sex trafficking organization lovingly equipping brave women on their path to freedom. www.belovedatlanta.org

Covenant House (Georgia-based): serves suffering children on the street, and protects and safeguards all children. www.covenanthousega.org

Gateway Center (Atlanta): connects people experiencing homelessness with support to become self-sufficient and . . . www.gatewayctr.org

National Human Trafficking (Hotline) / Online-based: offers emergency, transitional, or long-term services to victims and survivors of human trafficking . . . https://humantraffickinghotline.org/en

Polaris (Washington-based): . . . reduces, prevents, and ultimately ends sex and labor trafficking and supports survivors on their paths toward freedom and healing. polarisproject.org/the-big-fights/

Street Grace (Norcross): committed to a future where children are free from sexual exploitation. streetgrace.org

 

Organs / Tissues

Briana’s Heart of Gold, Inc. (Stockbridge): supports the efforts to register donors and living donors. www.brianaheartofgold.org

Eye Donation (Atlanta): improving vision and lives through transplantation of ocular tissue cells, innovation, research, . . .

georgiaeyebank.org

Georgia Eye Bank Inc. (Atlanta): the eye and tissue donor registry allows Georgians to register their decision to give the gift of life. donatelifegeorgia.org

Lifelife of Georgia Organ Donation (Norcross): honor donors and save lives through organ and tissue donation. lifelinkfoundation.org

LifeLink Tissue Bank (Norcross): provides lifesaving and life-enhancing tissue allografts to those in need. www.lifelinktissuebank.org

Life Source Wellness (Minnesota): dedicated to saving lives through organ, eye, and tissue donation (in the Upper Midwest). www.lifesource.org

National Foundation for Transplants (Tennessee-based): offers donors information to connect to individuals who are in need. www.transplants.org

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (Atlanta): cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease, and myeloma and improve the quality of life of patients and other families. www.lls.org

 

Others

Abundant Living Foundation, Inc. (Powder Springs): to screen, identify, educate, and serve youth and adults with prediabetes individuals . . .  www.abundantlivingfoundationinc.org/

Big Girl Faith Enterprises, Inc. (Colorado): supports victims of domestic violence and human rights protection. www.biggirlfaithenterprisesinc.com

 

Unhoused / Shelters

Covenant House Georgia (Atlanta): serves youth experiencing homelessness and those escaping human trafficking. www.covenanthousega.org

Georgia Hope (Dalton): a community-based provider of mental health, substance abuse, and family preservation services. www.gahope.org 

J C Freedom House (Douglasville): assist those in crisis through shelter and more. www.jcfreedomhouse.com

MUST Hope Homeless Charter (Marietta):  for men, women, and children who need food, help, and a safe place to sleep. mustministries.org

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (Texas-based): provides shelter and support services for battered women.  www.ncadv.org

National Coalition for the Homeless: (Washington-based): to prevent and end homelessness while ensuring their immediate needs are met. www.nationalhomeless.org

Rescuing Hope (Marietta): enlightens the public about trafficking in America. www.rescuinghope.com

The Recovery Village Atlanta (Atlanta): addiction treatment facility dedicated to providing care for drug and alcohol addiction and co-occurring mental challenges. www.recoveryatlanta.com

Women in Need of God’s Shelter, Inc. (dba Wings) / Dublin, GA: helps victims and survivors of abuse and supports domestic violence professionals. www.domesticshelters.org

 

 

 

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