Latest News & Events

COVID-19 Vaccines Now Available

April 8, 2021

Today (4/8) & Friday (4/9) from 10am to 4pm, everyone 18 years and older will be able to receive 1 dose of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at our center! Thanks to CORE Response & the International Rescue Committee for putting this together.

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Clarkston STEAM-Plus Summer Camp Open Registration!

April 1, 2021

Summer is almost here! We are now accepting applications for our Clarkston STEAM-Plus Summer Camp. Our camp this year will focus more on providing youth an outlet to express themselves and develop skills that will help them excel with their future goals. Click the link below to find out more about our camp and how…

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Clarkston Cares Food Pantry – Food Distribution (4/3/21)

March 30, 2021

This Saturday we will be hosting another food pantry food distribution for the month of April! We’ll be providing families an assortment of food – frozen meat, canned meats & vegetables and other non-perishable food items. Date: 4/3/2021 Location: Clarkston Community Center 3701 College Avenue Clarkston, GA 30021 Time: 9:30am to 11:30am

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COVID-19 Vaccines Now Available

Today (4/8) & Friday (4/9) from 10am to 4pm, everyone 18 years and older will be able to receive 1 dose of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at our center! Thanks to CORE Response & the International Rescue Committee for putting this together.

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Clarkston STEAM-Plus Summer Camp Open Registration!

Summer is almost here! We are now accepting applications for our Clarkston STEAM-Plus Summer Camp. Our camp this year will focus more on providing youth an outlet to express themselves and develop skills that will help them excel with their future goals. Click the link below to find out more about our camp and how…

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Clarkston Cares Food Pantry – Food Distribution (4/3/21)

This Saturday we will be hosting another food pantry food distribution for the month of April! We’ll be providing families an assortment of food – frozen meat, canned meats & vegetables and other non-perishable food items. Date: 4/3/2021 Location: Clarkston Community Center 3701 College Avenue Clarkston, GA 30021 Time: 9:30am to 11:30am

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Clarkston STEAM Summer Camp – COMING APRIL 2021

We are happy to announce that come April 2021, we will launch our registration for our Clarkston STEAM Summer Camp! Our camp will be in-person this year, 50 students max to reduce any potential spread of COVID-19. All students and staff will be required to wear a mask during camp hours. Students will be required…

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Special Election (Clarkston City Council Seat) – Clarkston Community Center a Voting Precinct

Tomorrow (Tuesday, 3/16/21) Clarkston residents will be able to vote to fill the unexpired term of Yterenickia “YT” Bell on the Clarkston City Council. The Clarkston Community Center will be one of the voting precincts in Clarkston, GA.   For more information please go to: https://www.dekalbcountyga.gov/voter-registration-elections/city-clarkston-special-election

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Back to School & Clarkston Cares Food Distribution

This Saturday (3/20/21) we will be hosting a double distribution at our facility: Back to School Supplies Distribution & Clarkston Cares Food Pantry Food Distribution! We are so excited to share these resources with youth and adults in need at this time. Please come early because these items are first come, first served. *We’ll also…

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Support for our Back to School & Food Distributions

We are still accepting donations for our Back to School Supplies Distribution & Clarkston Cares Food Pantry Food Distribution that will be held on March 20th. If you aren’t able to bring items to our facility (3701 College Avenue Clarkston, GA 30021), you can order items through our Amazon Wishlist: Clarkston Cares Food Pantry AW:…

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COVID-19 & The Black Community: A Town Hall

Tomorrow, in partnership with the Mercer University College of Pharmacy, we will be hosting the first ever COVID-19 & The Black Community: A Town Hall virtual event! Our host for the event will be Ms. Amber McCorkle alongside an array of panelists that will be discussing the myths surrounding COVID-19 and tips on how to…

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Clarkston Cares Food Distribution – Canceled!

We regret to inform you all that our food distribution this Saturday is canceled due to unforeseen circumstances. Our next food distribution will be on March 6, 2021. DeKalb County is hosting a food distribution this Saturday (2/20/21) where they’ll be distributing 3,500 boxes to DeKalb residents. Please arrive early because it is first come,…

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Clarkston Cares Food Pantry – Food Distribution (2/20/21)

This Saturday (2/20/21) we will be having our second food distribution of the month. Please make sure to wear your mask and bring your ID. We can’t wait to help you!   Address: Clarkston United Methodist Church 3919 Church Street Clarkston, GA 30021   Time: 9:30am to 11:30am

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Quiet Zones – NEW START/END TIME!!!

Based on the need from the students we serve, we have extended our hours for Quiet Zones. Down below are the new hours for Quiet Zones: 8AM to 3PM

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DeKalb County Tenant-Landlord Assistance Coalition

DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond has created a Tenant-Landlord Assistance Coalition comprised of public and nonprofit partners through a $21 million grant. The coalition will provide financial relief to DeKalb renters threatened by eviction and landlords facing revenue losses—both due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The program is designed to assist eligible families that have an…

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Clarkston Cares Food Distribution (2/6/21)

Hi everyone! This Saturday the Clarkston Cares Food Pantry will be having it’s monthly food distribution. All citizens are welcomed. We ask that you wear a mask and bring your ID. Share with your friends and family in need. Clarkston United Methodist Church 3919 Church Street Clarkston, GA 30021 2/6/2021 9:30am-11:30am

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Vaccine Registration for Eligible Individuals – Sign-up Today

Today, Ethnē Health in collaboration with the Clarkston Community Health Center, International Rescue Committee Atlanta and Community Organized Relief Effort (CORE), are now able to provide eligible individuals with the Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine. Adults 65 years old and older along with caregivers, law enforcement, firefighters, first responders, healthcare workers in clinical settings and staff and residents in…

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Opportunities for Youth

Down below are some opportunities for youth! Have high school students in your life that are interested in the film/entertainment industry? Participating in this virtual panel will give those students insight into this industry. Interested students must register for this panel by going to the following link: https://www.bit.ly/studentsindtalk127 Monday, February 15th8:00am-6:00pmOpen to Ages 12-16Teens – bring…

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Emerge Apprenticeship Program (PAID)

The EMERGE Apprenticeship program is now recruiting youth between the ages of 18-24. This program will help develop media content skills and their communication skills. Not to mention that this is a paid position! All your student (if they are 18-24 years old) has to do is click the following link and apply: https://reimagineatl.com/emerge/ Good luck!

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Free COVID-19 Testing

In partnership with CORE (Community Organized Relief Effort), IRC, & DeKalb Health Board of Health, we will be hosting FREE COVID-19 testing in our parking lot. Dates: Tuesday (December 22) & Wednesday (December 23); Tuesday (December 29) & Wednesday (December 30) Time: 10am – 4pm Address: 3701 College Avenue Clarkston, GA 30021

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Clarkston Cares Food Distribution

This Saturday (12/19/20) we will be having our last food distribution event of the month. We will also be giving out kid bags filled with warm clothing items and toys for Christmas! Make sure to come and get these free items while they last. Time: 9:30am – 11:30am Location: Clarkston United Methodist Church 3919 Church…

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Thank You to All of Our Healthcare Workers!

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Free COVID-19 Testing

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