List of Resources:

Clayton County Library: Kid and Teen Support

865 Battle Creek Rd., Jonesboro, GA 30236  


The Library offers countless programs for young children and teens. Everything from their Computer for Kids program to Free DMV Practice Tests, young people will find a wealth of support services and programs to guide them to educational success.

Clayton County Public Schools

Administrative Offices: 1058 Fifth Avenue, Jonesboro, GA 30236


Clayton County Public Schools offers a focused, world-class program based on a challenging curriculum that is used from Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade. In addition, they offer adult classes for GED preparation as well as GED testing.

Clayton County Community Services: Headstart

1000 Main St, Forest Park, GA 30297 


Head Start provides services, e.g., Education, Health, Nutrition, Parent Engagement, Disabilities, Mental Health, Classroom Extension, etc. ensuring that the children are ready to transition to Kindergarten. Among the many services they receive are medical and dental care, healthy meals and snacks, classroom curriculum instruction and quality recreation. They also offer services and programs for special needs of children with disabilities. Reach them via email at:

Club Xhell Youth Life Center

216 Valley Hill Rd., Riverdale, GA 30274 


The Center provides innovative learning resources, arts education and leadership development to challenge youth to find their voice,and discover and cultivate their passion.

Hearts to Nourish Hope

640 Highway 138 SW Riverdale, GA 30274


Hearts to Nourish Hope  L.E.A.D. (Life Skills, Education And Development) program supports youth 16-21 who are not enrolled in traditional school. This program offers GED preparation classes as well as safe dating, drug and alcohol abuse awareness, group counseling, career and drug awareness support. The organization also offers a alternative Suspension Program focused on providing positive support for students.

Samuel H. Johnson SSSP Foundation, Inc.

P.O. Box 372750, Decatur, GA  30037-2750


Samuel H. Johnson Summer Study Skills Program (SSSP) Foundation Inc. assists deserving students in the Southeast currently needing financial assistance to complete their undergraduate education. For more information, email:

University of Georgia, Cooperative Extension,4-H Youth Development

1262 Government Cir., Ste. 40, Jonesboro, GA 30236  


The 4-H Program offers a variety of positive and educational activities for children including summer camp, livestock program, Project S.A.F.E. (Shooting Awareness, Fun and Education), and more.

Year Up

730 Peachtree St., NW # 900,  Atlanta, GA 30308 


Year Up’s works to close the opportunity gap for young urban adults by providing them with the skills, experience, and support to help them reach their potential through professional careers and higher education. The organization provides support that combines marketable job skills, stipends, internships and college credits.

Colleges, Universities and Post-Graduate Institutions
Atlanta Technical College

1560 Metropolitan Pkwy SW,  Atlanta, GA 30310 


Atlanta Technical College offers a general and technical education that includes literacy, academic skills and knowledge, technical skills, and the attitudes needed to enjoy life and guide students to obtain employment in today’s job market.

Career Resource Center Clayton Branch

3000 Corporate Ctr, Suite 350 , Morrow, GA 30260 


The Career Resource Center, Clayton Branch is a one-stop center providing a variety of free basic and advanced services to assist individuals seeking employment, training and education services.

Clayton County Library: Adult Support

865 Battle Creek Rd., Jonesboro, GA 30236  


The Library offers adult classes and workshops focused on career development such as Microsoft Word or Excel, resume updating, and online job searching. Their Brainfuse program is an online tutoring program with practice tests and test preparation for GED, SAT, ACT, US Citizenship test, and more. Assistance is available in English and Spanish.

Clayton State University

2000 Clayton State Blvd.,Morrow, GA 30260  


Clayton State University is accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. The institution offers undergraduate, graduate and associate degree programs and prides itself on cultivating an environment of engaged, experience-based learning, enriched by active community service, that prepares students of diverse ages and backgrounds to succeed in their lives and careers.

Interactive College of Technology

1580 Southlake Pkwy., Morrow, GA 30260  


The institution is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education, which is the successor to COEI of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The college offers Associate Degrees, Diploma Degrees and English as a Second Language Certification.

Shorter University

1903 Phoenix Boulevard, Atlanta, Georgia 30349


Shorter University offers post-secondary education to working adults seeking either a bachelor’s degree, or beyond.

Strayer University-Morrow Campus

3000 Corporate Center Drive, Morrow, Georgia 30260


Strayer University’s online degrees are flexible, regionally accredited, and supported by people who know what it means to work while learning.