GACED Emergency Services link public and private organizations.
Community Services Division maintains relationships with public and private organizations that provide needed services.
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 Shelter Referral
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.
Stats about homelessness in urban communities–
- 60 percent of the homeless population lives in metropolitan areas
- As of the last census, major cities experienced an increase (4 percent) in homelessness.
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 New York City Area–serving the boroughs of Brooklyn, Bronx, Manhattan, and Queens.
Strategic Advocates for Fatherhood Employment (SAFE)
Pro bono representation for minority in New York and Washington, DC. Services that represent the under-represented. See more here.