• Central Night Shelter (CNS) Director

    Ana Bailie is a 17-year volunteer of CNS.  In addition to the role as Executive Director of CNS, Ana is a registered nurse employed by the Atlanta Regional Commission working the aging and disabled access services.

     

  • CNS History

    The Central Night Shelter opened on January 14, 1981. It was housed in the fourth-floor gymnasium of Central Presbyterian Church but run by an ecumenical group of volunteers concerned about the growing problem of homelessness in Atlanta. Originally serving men, women, and children, Central Night Shelter has evolved into a winter night shelter for approximately 90-100 men, located jointly in the gymnasium of Central Presbyterian Church (capacity of 65-70) and the Church Hall of the Catholic Shrine of the Immaculate Conception (capacity of 25-30). The shelter is governed by an ecumenical group of volunteers, directed by Ana Bailie, a member of the Catholic Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, and supported by the staffs of Central and the Shrine.

  • CNS Sites

    One Ministry - Two Locations

     

    The Central Night Shelter is a ministry of hospitality and compassion to homeless men in downtown Atlanta. It occupies space in two churches, Central Presbyterian and the neighboring Catholic Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

     

    The shelter is open seven nights a week, beginning at 7 PM EST, from November 1 to March 31 and offers its guests a hot meal, a warm, safe place to spend the night, medical and foot care, and the fellowship of caring volunteers.

     

  • CNS Site Locations

    Central - 201 Washington St. SW, Atlanta, Georgia  30303 - Get Directions

    Shrine - 48 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, SW, Atlanta, Georgia  30303 - Get Directions

  • CNS Mailing Address

    2107 N Decatur Road, Suite 479, Decatur, Georgia  30033

Central Site

201 Washington St. SW, Atlanta, Georgia  30303

Shrine Site

48 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, SW, Atlanta, Georgia  30303

Mailing Address

2107 N Decatur Road, Suite 479, Decatur, Georgia  30033 |  CNSATLANTA.ORG

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