Latest News & Events

World Refugee Day Celebration 2024

May 22, 2024

The Clarkston Community Center is proud to host this year’s World Refugee Day celebration. Recognized by the United Nations on June 20th, World Refugee Day is an annual event where the Coalition of Refugee Service Agencies, in collaboration with community organizations worldwide, gathers to honor this significant day. We cordially invite you to join us…

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Bingo Night!

April 10, 2024

Join us at the City of Clarkston and Clarkston Community Center for a thrilling bingo night! Come and enjoy the excitement while also discovering the incredible businesses our city has to offer. This event is completely free and open to everyone. We can’t wait to see you all there! Address: 3701 College Ave, Clarkston GA…

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Roots for Tomorrow

April 10, 2024

Attention Clarkston Residents! Don’t miss out on this fantastic event! The “Roots for Tomorrow” initiative by the City of Clarkston is hosting a tree giveaway event where residents can claim a free tree sapling (one per household). This is an excellent opportunity to engage with your community, contribute to local green spaces, and promote environmental…

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Easter Weekend Family Fun

Easter Egg Hunt Calling all children to the Ray for their annual Community Easter Egg Hunt. All children, age 2 to 6th grade, are invited to come out for the big hunt. If you’d like to volunteer, please contact Tracy Lockett via email at [email protected]. Springing Into Better Health – Health Fair Health Fair hosted…

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Family Engagement Night

So happy to have celebrated the support of our parents here at the Clarkston Community Center for our CCC After-School Quiet Zones 2.0 Program in partnership with the DeKalb County Department Parent & Family Engagement. There was fellowship and joy amongst one another! We want to say thank you again to our parents for allowing…

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Thanking Our Youth Volunteers

We are so thankful and happy to have had student volunteers even from Georgia Tech & Georgia State come and assist us in helping families receive the items they need. THANK YOU AGAIN!

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City of Clarkston/Sears Pool Company – Summer Youth Job Opportunity

Sears Pool Management Consultant Company is now hiring for lifeguard and attendant positions for the upcoming summer at the Milam Park Pool Center. The pay range is from $11-15/hr. and must complete lifeguard training (that will be provided). The applicant must pay for the training. However, they have a scholarship available for applicants that may…

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Happy Women’s History Month

Happy Women’s History Month to all the women out there! You are beautiful, wonderful beings that deserve the world. Love on the women in your life today.

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Donating to the Clarkston Cares Food Pantry

Prior to our event, if you would like to donate food items, PPE, and/or baby-care items that are in good condition, please contact us today! These items can dropped off at our center between the hours of 10am-5pm.  Clarkston Community Center | 3701 College Avenue Clarkston, GA 30021 |404-508-1050 | www.clarkstoncommunitycenter.org

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Clarkston Cares Food Pantry Distribution

This Saturday please come and join us for our monthly Clarkston Cares Food Pantry Distribution! We will be providing families with non-perishable food items, PPE, and baby-care items.   We’ll see you there! Address: Clarkston Community Center 3701 College Avenue Clarkston, GA 30021 Date: 03/05/22 (Saturday) Time: 9:30am to 11:30am

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DeKalb Unknown – Final Episodes

We have an awesome lineup for all of our viewers of our Black History Month video series, DeKalb Unknown. Recently we’ve had both news reporter, Amber Worthy and world-renowned drummer, JFly The Flytrap. They’ve both been able to dive deep into one’s passion and how to use that enlightenment to help others. Upcoming interviews in…

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CCC’s DeKalb Unknown – Second Episode Live

DeKalb Unknown | For today’s episode, we have producer, philanthropist and drummer, Jorel “JFly” Flynn. We examine the ins and outs of having a career that is outside of the box and unconventional. Watch today as we discuss the importance of music and how supporting ones dreams can help our youth flourish! Connect w/ JFly:…

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DeKalb County Rental Assistance & Apply for Benefits

Dekalb County Rental Assistance Program (Must Reside in DeKalb County). Look at flyer for required documents. Provided through partnership through Amani Women Center & DeKalb County. For more information, please call 1 (800) 804-4918 or (770) 255-0539. —————————————————————- Eligible households also have the opportunity to apply to LIHEAP, SNAP, CAPS, WIC, TANF & MEDICAID. Please…

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CCC’s DeKalb Unknown – a Black History Month Celebration

To kick off our Black History Month video series, DeKalb Unknown, we are speaking with Ms. Amber Worthy who’s a talented News Reporter and former graduate of the second graduating class of DeKalb Early College Academy! Watch as we dive into the ins and outs of journalism, Ms. Worthy’s experience with tough times and being…

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Clarkston Cares Food Pantry

This Saturday (February 5, 2022) we will be hosting another food pantry distribution! We will be providing families with non-perishable food items, baby care items (i.e. diapers and wipes) and PPE.   Address: Clarkston Community Center 3701 College Avenue Clarkston, GA 30021 Date & Time: February 5, 2022 | 9:30am to 11:30am

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First Food Distribution of 2022

This Saturday we will be hosting our first pantry distribution of the year. It’ll be a drive-thru distribution; please make sure to bring your Driver’s License. Location: Clarkston Community Center 3701 College Avenue Clarkston, GA 30021 Date & Time: January 15, 2022 — 9:30am to 11:30am If you are interested in volunteering, please click the…

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A Big Thank You!

Thank you so much to everyone that has donated a coat to our Coat/Jacket Drive! A special thank you to the Xi Xi Zeta Chapter of the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. for hosting a Coat Drive in our honor and donating these items to us for families in the community. This Saturday from 9:30am…

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Welcoming Afghan Allies: Zoom Call

When Afghanistan fell to the Taliban earlier this year, the U.S. evacuated thousands of Afghan allies who had supported the American mission and whose lives were in danger. Between September 2021 and March 2022, Georgia will open its doors to 1,500 Afghans in need of safety and a new beginning. Join us this Thursday and…

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Clarkston Cares Food Pantry Distribution

On this Saturday (December 18, 2021), we will be having our last Clarkston Cares Food Pantry Distribution of 2021! #assurancewireless will be providing eligible families with FREE smartphones while @soccerstreets is partnering with us to provide toys to families. We will also be providing families some great coats and jackets for ALL ages! Address: Clarkston…

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#GivingTuesday It’s been a tough couple of years. Right!? If you’re like us, you’re still rediscovering how to do your best amidst the worst conditions. For over 27 years, the Clarkston Community Center has been a vital resource to the community of Clarkston and DeKalb County and Atlanta area residents in times of change. Here,…

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CCC Coat/Jacket Drive

This fall season we are hosting a Coat/Jacket Drive to collect puff jackets, trench coats, windbreakers, and every other type of coat or jacket for all ages. We will be accepting these items until November 30th. PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT DONATED ITEMS ARE CLEAN AND IN GOOD CONDITION. Our drop-off location is listed below: Clarkston…

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CCC Holiday Season Food Pantry Drive

For the 2021 holiday season, the Clarkston Cares Food Pantry is looking to collect over 200 cans of non-perishable food items in order to provide them to families that participate in our monthly food pantry distribution. By clicking the link below, you have the opportunity of providing useful food items to families in need this…

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Hands On ATL – Volunteer w/ the Clarkston Cares Food Pantry

Volunteerism connects people and reinforces community! To volunteer with the Clarkston Cares Food Pantry and to see upcoming volunteer opportunities, please visit the Hands on ATL website: https://volunteer.handsonatlanta.org/search

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