What is Sheltering Arms?

Sheltering Arms provides high‐quality early education, child care and comprehensive family support services to more than 3,600 children and their families annually at 16 metropolitan Atlanta locations in Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fulton and Gwinnett counties.

On average, children attending Sheltering Arms score in the 90th percentile for language and literacy, exceeding developmental milestones for kindergarten readiness.

Our Mission

Sheltering Arms transforms the lives of children, their families and communities through model early childhood education and leadership in the field.

Our Vision

Sheltering Arms sees thriving communities where all families hold the power to create opportunity for themselves and their children.

Our Strategic Plan

Sheltering Arms engaged in a new strategic planning process in 2014 to set a course for the organization for the next five years. With the help of community partners, board members, parents, staff at all levels, and alumni, we have an actionable plan that serves as our strategic compass. Click here to view our strategic plan.

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