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Central Outreach & Advocacy Center (OAC) works in partnership with individuals and families to assist them in avoiding or overcoming homelessness and to advocate on their behalf.
Central OAC serves guests one-on-one to meet critical basic needs and offers transformational programs that empower our guests to return to stable, permanent housing.
Guided by our guests' experiences, Central OAC engages in education and coalition-building that call our community to build better structures of care and dismantle systems that cause homelessness.

Find out how you can help Central OAC accomplish its mission.


Purchase Tickets for Central ArtWorks!

Join us for our first Central ArtWorks event "Persistent Eyes / continuity of the creative"on
Thursday, May 8th from 6:30-9:00pm at The Old Courthouse on the Square in downtown
Decatur. At this event, you will encounter the work of Central OAC not through speeches and brochures, but through the vibrant artwork and compelling stories of the homeless
and near-homeless people we serve. Tickets are $40 and $25 for students, and include
delicious food, beer and wine, live jazz by local artists, and a wonderful evening of art!

Click here for more information and to purchase your tickets today!

Make a tax-deductible contribution to Central OAC.

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