Welcome Home to Sandy Springs, Dunwoody, Chamblee, and Doraville

A Local Guide for Families - Updated December 14, 2020

By Diana Cole Owner Publisher Editor Sandy Springs, Dunwoody, Chamblee, and Doraville Macaroni Kid May 4, 2019

Welcome, Home!

So, you are moving to the area. Congratulations! The Sandy Springs, Dunwoody, Chamblee, DoravilleAtlanta area has so much to offer families. With great schools and plenty of activities to help you keep the kids entertained, educated, and exhausted, I'm sure you will be happy you decided to move here.

Below you'll find quick links for community resources to help you get settled as soon as possible. For additional family-friendly information, check out Sandy Springs, Dunwoody, Chamblee, and Doraville Macaroni Kid, Business Directory and Calendar of Events

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Call 911 for emergencies.


Sandy Springs 





Children’s Hospital of Atlanta 

Northside Hospital Atlanta 

Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital 

Peachford Hospital 


DeKalb County Motor Vehicle Division of the Tax Commissioner

Fulton County Motor Vehicle Division of the Tax Commissioner

Georgia Department of Driver Services



DeKalb County Board of Education 

Fulton County Board of Education 


Ashford Park Elementary

Austin Elementary School

Cary Reynolds Elementary School

Chesnut Charter Elementary School

Dunwoody Elementary School 

Dunwoody Springs Elementary School

Evansdale Elementary School

Heards Ferry Elementary School

High Point Elementary

Hightower Stem School

Huntley Hills Elementary And Montessori School

Ison Springs Elementary School

Kingsley Charter Elementary School

Kittredge Magnet School

Lake Forest Elementary

Montgomery Elementary School

Spalding Drive Elementary

Vanderlyn Elementary School

Woodland Elementary School


Chamblee Middle School

Henderson Middle School

Peachtree Charter Middle School

Ridgeview Charter Middle School

Sandy Springs Charter Middle School

Sequoyah Middle School

Tapestry Public Charter School


Chamblee Charter High School

Dunwoody High School

NorthSprings Charter High School

Riverwood International Charter School




Atlanta Mission: Shelters for Woman and Children

Community Assistance Center

Criminal Justice Coordinating Council: Community Resources Directory for Victim Assistance Programs

Domestic Violence Programs

Emergency Food Assistance Program

Food Pantries

Food Stamps

Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence (GCADV)  24 Hour Georgia Statewide Domestic Violence Hotline 800.334.2836

Georgia Division of Family and Children Services  855.422.4453

Georgia Gateway

Shelter List 

Teens who are experiencing Domestic Violence Text 706.765.8019

WIC Programs


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