Upcoming Events

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Second Chance™ Month

If you share our passion for breaking down barriers and creating opportunities for second chances, we invite you to partner with us and celebrate April 2019 as Second Chance Month!


Addiction Recovery Awareness Day 2019

Come celebrate the 10th year of Addiction Recovery Awareness Day at the Georgia Freight Depot with a free lunch, workshops, and testimonials.


Family members and significant others of offenders incarcerated in the Georgia prison system.

GSHA 8th Annual Supportive Housing Conference

The GSHA seeks to advance the creation and preservation of quality supportive housing in Georgia and ensure sufficient resources for this effort through education and advocacy.

ShatterProof – Rise Up Atlanta Marathon

America’s addiction crisis is killing too many of our loved ones. You can change that. Register now to Rise Up Against Addiction in Atlanta. Every dollar you raise helps to transform addiction treatment to save lives.

InterNational Prisoners Family Conference

The Conference features dynamic knowledgeable speakers and provides numerous opportunities to learn best practice approaches, receive current information, share useful tips, exchange creative ideas, network and receive and provide encouragement and support.


The evening will include a panel discussion of key stakeholders including Moki Macias, the Executive Director of Atlanta/Fulton Pre-Arrest Diversion Initiative, Michael G. Claeys, the Executive Director of Behavioral Health Services at Grady Health Systems, Fulton County Solicitor Keith Gammage and Atlanta City Councilmember Matt Westmoreland as well as an impacted person/family member.

Building Communities of Recovery – National Expo

To help other lead productive lives in recover free from Substance Use Disorder, we need to inspire communities to replicate our model building a safe and sober environment where those in recovery are encouraged and supported to live productive in their own communities. We will showcase innovative recovery solution throughout the country to address the diseased of addiction and to support eh recover lifestyle.

DCOR – Family Day

Family Day is part of the Department’s continuing effort to provide customer service to the families of offenders in the GDC system. We realize that family members are our customers and our goal is to provide families with a forum to ask questions and address concerns.