Voucher Distribution Sites

2017 Youth Summer Voucher Program, sponsored by DeKalb County Community Development Department

Voucher Distribution Locations and Times

In order for a family to receive a Youth Summer Voucher for their child, they must come to the distribution location with their driver’s license or other proof of DeKalb County residency, original income eligibility documentation and (2) photocopies of that same documentation for each child requesting a voucher. Vouchers will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis.

Note: The vouchers are worth $250 and may cover a certain period of time depending on the camp fee charged at your child’s camp location, and be aware that it’s okay to find a location that suits your child after picking the vouchers on these specific days as listed below. Please be informed that at Clarkston Community Center, your child with a voucher will be able to attend camp for one month with an additional discount extended to you.

 Art Station Contemporary Arts Center and Theatre Company
5384 Manor Drive Stone Mountain, GA 30083
Distributing: May 3rd – May 5th, 2017 Time: 11:00am – 5:00pm

CASNI – Columbia Alliance Sustainable Neighborhoods Initiative
Exchange Park Recreation Center 2771 Columbia Dr. Decatur, GA 30034
Distributing: May 1, 2017 Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

City of Doraville Parks and Recreation
Honey Suckle Park 3037 Pleasant Valley Dr. Doraville, GA 30340
Distributing: May 16th – 18th, 2017 Time: 5:00pm – 8:00pm

CCC – Clarkston Community Center
3701 College Avenue Clarkston, GA 30021
Distributing: May 4th – May 5th, 2017 Time: 10:00am – 6:00pm

CPACS – Center for Pan Asian Community Services
3510 Shallowford Road NE Atlanta, GA 30341
Distributing: May 8th – 12th, 2017 Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm

McNair Sustainable Neighborhoods Initiative
N.H. Scott Recreation Center 2230 Tilson Rd. Decatur, GA 30032
Distributing: May 16, 2017 Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

TAG – Towers Action Group
Peace Lutheran Church 1679 Columbia Dr. Decatur, GA 30032
Distributing: May 9th, 2017 Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm

2017 Youth Summer Voucher Income Limits by Family Size
2016 HUD INCOME LIMITS to be used in the event. 2017 HUD INCOME LIMITS are not released prior to May 1, 2017. Any HUD INCOME LIMIT updates will be sent via email.

(HUD INCOME LIMITS RELEASED AS OF 3-28-16)

FAMILY SIZE (PERSONS) MAXIMUM INCOME LIMIT ALLOWED
2 $43,200
3 $48,600
4 $54,000
5 $58,350
6 $62,650
7 $67,000
8 $71,300


Required Income Verification (Choose 1 of 3)

  1. – Medicaid Card or Peach Care Insurance Card
  2. – Government Assisted Insurance
  3. – 2016 Signed Income Tax Return

Key points to note: 

  • Child’s name must be listed as Dependent on any 2016 Tax Return being used as Income Verification.
  • EBT, Food Stamps, DFACS Case Numbers or the Free/Reduced Lunch Program are NOT considered eligible forms of income verification and shall NOT be accepted.
  • Again, Vouchers can only be accepted by DeKalb County residents and can only be redeemed at pre-approved programs within DeKalb County.

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STEAM-Plus Summer Camp

Clarkston STEAM-Plus Summer Camp

Registrations for Clarkston STEAM-Plus summer camp is now open at the Community Center, please come and secure a slot for your child as soon as possible. The Clarkston STEAM-Plus Summer Camp, STEAM standing for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math will be open for children age 6-14. The dates for camp are June 5th through July 28th, and breakfast and lunch will be provided for each day of camp. The cost per two-week session is $300 per child ($150 with a Medicaid or medicare card). Note: 2017 Youth Summer Voucher Program Distribution is on May 4th and 5th, 10am – 5pm.  

Our summer camps is geared towards improving literacy and academic skills for low-income youth and teens in a fun, creative atmosphere. The camp experience also builds stronger English language skills for those who are new to this country and bolsters self-confidence for participants, especially for girls and young women. Our camp is taught by experienced teachers experienced in working with multicultural youths and always strive to give them the best of their knowledge and creativity.


In this upcoming camp, campers will explore and create eco-art, assemblage art, painting, drama, dance, voice, improvisation, movie making and gardening as well as tackle core subjects like science, mathematics, social studies and English were they will work on reading and writing skills also keep a journal for camp. There is also going to be 3D printing, computer programming and architectural design which will strengthen their technological skills in computing.

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Community Yard Sale, April 29

Community Yard Sale, Saturday, April 29

Your support is a gift of joy and happiness to a household!

 In preparation for our Community Yard Sale, we are collecting furniture, artwork, collectibles, kitchen, appliances, bikes and other household items to add to our yard sale inventory. Please donate to support the families in and within the community of Clarkston.

All the proceeds from the sales will go towards supporting our STEAM-Plus Summer camp and After School Programs that helps engage elementary, middle school and high school grade level youths with tutoring/ homework teaching Math, Science, Technology, English reading/writing, visual art and performance at the Clarkston Clarkston Community.

As a community center, we very much value your support which helps us continue to be that place where all people can come together no matter their age, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, economic circumstances etc. Our diverse programming – which includes student success, digital inclusion (Computer Literacy), healthy living Initiatives (food co-op, food pantry, and garden support), art at the center, recreation, communicycle and community events – engages and energizes the community with intentional and purposeful inclusion. We believe the CCC can bring local and international communities together to make Clarkston a model city for global unity. To offer monetary support visit our donation page here– Donate! 

Note: To apply for a vendor table which is $25, click APPLY NOW or contact the Clarkston Community Center!

Come out April 29, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm and select items from the variety available.

For more information, you can contact Justine Okello by email at programs@clarkstoncommunitycenter.org  or call 404-508-1050

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International Craft Museum Exhibition

International Craft Museum Exhibition

On display now until March 31st at the Colquitt Center for Arts in Moultrie, Ga.

The World Craft Council of North America (UNESCO affiliate) and the Clarkston Community Center curated an art exhibition at the Colquitt Center for Arts showcasing a collection of traditional art work from around the globe. As we celebrate and support the diversity of our community, we also share, honor and recognize the richness and strengths of many different cultures around the world.
Below are several of the Artists being showcased:

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Autumn Yard Sale, Nov 5 -2016

Clarkston Autumn Yard Sale, Saturday, Nov. 5

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Clear that space you have always wanted to!

In preparation for our Autumn Yard Sale, we are collecting furniture, artwork, collectibles, kitchen, appliances, bikes and other household items to add to our yard sale inventory. Please don’t hesitate to donate those items occupying space in the house to support the community of Clarkston.

All the proceeds from the sales of the donated items will go towards supporting our After School Program that will be helping Middle school grade youth with homework and teaching Math, Reading, and Art at the Clarkston Clarkston Community. We believe that the internal functioning of the agency greatly mirrors the external work of community building and its extensive support.

As a community center, a primary strategic direction is to create a place where all people can come together no matter their age, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, economic circumstances etc. Our diverse programming – which includes student success program, computer inclusion, food resource program, art at the center, recreation, and community events – engage and energize the diverse community with intentional and purposeful inclusion. We believe the CCC can bring local and international communities together to make Clarkston a model city for global unity.

Note: If you want to sell at the yard sale, contact the Clarkston Community Center!

Come out on Nov 5, 8:00am – 2:00pm and select items that you may like. You can also visit our donation page Donate! to offer monetary support.

For more information, you can contact Justine Okello by email at programs@clarkstoncommunitycenter.org  or call 404-508-1050

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