The Midtown Assistance Center (MAC) is located at 30 Porter Place, in the basement of the Atlanta First United Methodist Church. The church, a lovely gray stone structure, is on the corner of Peachtree Street and Ivan Allen Jr. Boulevard at 360 Peachtree Street. The entrance to MAC is on the south side of the building on a small one-way street (Porter Place) that runs from Peachtree to West Peachtree. Look for the large red doors under the Midtown Assistance Center blue awning and ring the intercom to be admitted.
From the North, traveling I-75/85 South take exit 249-C at Williams Street; turn left (east) on Ivan Allen Jr. Boulevard. Go to Peachtree Street (3rd light) and turn right (south). Take your immediate first right on Porter Place and park in the RED parking lot directly behind the church.
From the South, traveling I-75/85 North, take exit 249-B Peachtree/Pine Street. Turn right onto Peachtree Street and go through the intersection at Ivan Allen Jr. Boulevard/Ralph McGill Boulevard. Take the first right on Porter Place and park in the RED parking lot directly behind the church.
Parking is provided for visitors free of charge in the RED lot. The lot is directly behind Atlanta First United Methodist Church.
You will be charged if you park in the GREEN lot.
The First United Methodist Church is located directly South from the Civic Center MARTA station. Upon exiting the station walk South on West Peachtree St. to the corner of Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd; at the next street turn left onto Porter Place, and to your left you will see the red double doors entering MAC.
Contact and Hours of Operation
Midtown Assistance Center
30 Porter Place
Atlanta, GA 30308
404-681-0470 main office
For Assistance, call 404-681-5777 during the following times:
Monday, Thursday, Friday 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Tuesday, Wednesday 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Please note: MAC is closed for the following holidays: MLK Jr Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and the Friday after, Christmas, and New Years Day. The office is also closed from Christmas until New Years Day.
**In the event of inclement weather, the MAC office will be closed if Georgia Tech is closed. If you have any questions in the event of weather, please call the MAC office. If we are unavailable, please check to see if GA Tech has closed.
For any other information, please call our main office number Monday through Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.