Westside Projects

Community Strategy

Supporting service providers and promoting community life.

Families First

Families First

Families First strengthens vulnerable families throughout metro Atlanta with housing, training and social services, including adoption and foster care. With an $8.5 million investment from Invest Atlanta’s New Markets Tax Credits program, Families First turned the former E.R. Carter Elementary School into its new headquarters and a community resource center.

Westside Financial Capability Center

Financial Capability Center

Invest Atlanta will provide up to $100,000 to furnish and equip a new flagship financial empowerment center on Joseph E. Boone Boulevard in partnership with the Federation of Community Development Credit Unions, Equifax and the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation. The center will provide a broad range of entrepreneurial training, loan products, homeownership education and individual development accounts for Westside residents.