Community

Urban Housing Crisis

Stats about homelessness in urban communities–

  1. 60 percent of the homeless population was living in metropolitan areas
  2. As of the last census, Major Cities experienced an increase (4 percent) in homelessness while all other categories experienced declines.
Emergency Services

GACED Emergency Services link public and private organizations.

Using our Recruiting Protocol, Community Services Division approach public and private organizations and institutions to solicit participation.

 

Mental Health & Substance Abuse Treatment

GACED Programs provide local mental health and substance abuse treatment referral to area residents by maintaining a roster of professionals and their respective specialties.

 

Physical Abuse Treatment

GACED physical abuse treatment referrals are offered community-wide. By maintaining a network of counselors and support organizations, critical support can reach those who often need it but are unaware help exists.  

 

Homeless Shelters

GACED Homeless Shelter Assistance provides placement referrals to local residents. Public and private organizations are recommended along with contacts that will guide aid recipients every step of the way–at each respective location.  

 

First Month’s Rent or Security Deposit

GACED Programs offer first month’s rent or security deposit assistance referrals to distressed area families.  Promoting a service that has long been a cornerstone service of the church, apprentices link people to sympathetic organizations and agencies.

 

Food Pick Up at Pantries

GACED Programs provides food aid referrals to the needy.  

 

Professional Development Assistance Partners

GACED Professional development assistance offers career and job counseling to high school students and adults. The program’s pilot currently operates in the Washington, DC area, serving Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.