August 2016 Class Schedule

All classes are being held at 824 Memorial Drive SE, Atlanta, GA 30316.

Saturday, August 6, 9 - 10:30 am     
H.O.M.E. Room I

Learn the basics of home maintenance. Although this class is designed to be taken during the first month of living in your new home, you may attend any time. First time participants receive a toilet auger. 

Saturday, August 6, 10:45 am - 12 pm          
Exterior Maintenance

Join representatives from Home Depot to learn about the exterior maintenance of your biggest investment – your home. 

Saturday, August 13, 9 - 10:30 am            
Introduction to Homeownership

This class is designed for Atlanta Habitat homebuyers who have just moved into their new home. It explores the differences between renting and owning a home and discusses the first year home warranty in detail.

Saturday, August 13, 9 - 10:30 am 
Diabetes Prevention and Eating Healthy on a Budget

Learn about the proper way to eat before and after exercise and the importance of hydration. Learn how to calculate how many calories are needed for weight loss, maintenance, and/or weight gain.


Tuesday, August 16, 7 - 8:30 p
Understanding Your Mortgage

Do you understand what is included in your mortgage payment? Atlanta Habitat’s legal department gives a detailed overview of how your mortgage is structured and outlines the legal parameters of homeownership.

Tuesday, August 16, 7 - 8:30 p        

Car Maintenance 101 Class

Learn the basics of car maintenance. This class is designed to give an overview about maintaining your car, so that you can drive it for a long time.


Tuesday, August 23, 7 - 8:30 pm           
H.O.M.E. Room II

Learn even more about home maintenance, how to choose a vendor when you can’t do the work, and how to access the funds held in your maintenance account. This maintenance class is designed for homebuyers at the end of their educational sequence, or as a maintenance refresher.

Tuesday, August 23, 7 - 9 pm      
Credit Class - After Move--in

This class is intended to be taken after move-in, and is a 2 hour class. Find out what makes up credit, how to build and maintain good credit, and why it’s important to successful homeownership.

Saturday, August 27, 9 am - 12 pm      
College Day

Join Atlanta Habitat for College Day. High School students and parents are invited to attend and meet representatives from several Atlanta area colleges, The Princeton Review, and the Georgia Student Finance Commission.


All classes are held at the Atlanta Habitat for Humanity office. For more information, please contact Atlanta Habitat for Humanity at 404-223-5180, or Jody Klein, Family Services Education Coordinator at 404-223-5180, ext 177.