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Programs and Services

Resident Programs & Services
We are committed to supporting our residents through exceptionally maintained communities and unique service programs. We strive to be a vehicle to help people connect and go beyond building a place where people live by creating a neighborhood where people thrive.
Book of the Month
Each month, it is our pleasure to offer our residents a complimentary Book of the Month. Just stop by the Community Office the first week of the each month to pick up your FREE book to add to your home library. Please reference your community newsletter for the current book of the month selection!
Cultural Enrichment Program
Each month we feature a unique local cultural attraction. Walton residents can visit the featured attraction of the month with their family members, and Walton will reimburse up to 90% of the ticket price for admission! Click here for more information.

Counseling Services
Walton Communities partners with a select group of partners to provide counseling services to residents in need. Walton will pay for up to four visits per family per year (with a $10 per visit co-pay by the resident). Be sure to tell them you are a Walton resident when you schedule your appointment. All counseling sessions are strictly confidential. Click here for more information. 

Single Parent Program
The Single Parent Program connects the single parents in our communities to one another, fosters life-long relationships, identifies needs among our residents and provides monthly social and informational events educating parents on specific topics of interest. Complimentary child care is available for children birth-5th grade. Mini-groups are held monthly at select communities. Monthly meetings take place at Town Hall at Walton Reserve. Click here for more information.

Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy
Walton partners with the Ferst Foundation to provide a monthly age-appropriate book to children birth-age 5. Books are mailed to the child each month. This program is designed to promote a habit of reading in children and to get parents involved in reading to their children.  Residents who relocate within Georgia will continue to receive the book until the age 5 (parent must provide a change of address to the Ferst Foundation). Contact your Leasing Center team to register.

Adventure Centers
 Creating special memories for our children and instilling in them the importance of good character is a focus at Walton Communities. Toward that end, we partner with Parents with a   Purpose, a non-profit, faith-based organization, to provide a quality after-school enrichment and   summer camp programs to the children that live at Walton Village, Walton Reserve, Walton Ridenour, Walton Crossing and Walton Oaks.  Click here for more information. 

Raising Highly Capable Kids
This program is offered twice a year and is open to residents of all communities. The program is facilitated at Walton at Columns Drive, Walton Crossing and Walton Reserve. This 13-week curriculum is based on Search Institute’s 40 Developmental Assets which seeks to give kids the leg up they need to thrive in today’s world. Negative influences inundate our kids every day. Raising Highly Capable Kids was created to help parents minimize the effects of those negative influences while increasing the probability that their children will invest in behaviors that lead to success. Click here for more information.

Camp Scholarships
Camp scholarships are for the purpose of providing children with an opportunity to have a summer camp experience who normally might not be able to experience one because of financial constraints. Click here for more information.

Teen Service Corps
Walton Communities partners with Hands-On Atlanta to assist with leadership development and service learning opportunities for our Walton Teen Service Corps, which is available at Walton Ridenour and Walton Village for teens 14-18 years of age. The Walton Teen Service Corps offers work experience in positive settings, increases leadership skills, gives exposure to quality adult influence and offers insight into the lives of others less fortunate through service learning projects. It also offers academic help, leadership seminars, and opportunities to earn scholarships and internships and more. Click here for more information.
Food Co-Op
Five of our communities host a food co-op for residents, which is intended to help low to moderate income families who qualify under certain income limits to provide nutritious food for their family members. This program is run by the residents and provides approximately $100 worth of food per family every two weeks for a nominal $3 fee. The Food Security for America Program was started by the Georgia Avenue Presbyterian Church and is a non-profit, faith-based organization. The food that is distributed comes from the Atlanta Community Food Bank. Click here for more information.

Legacy Centers
Legacy Centers are available in our active adult communities  for residents 55 and over. (Walton Renaissance on Henderson is 62+). Our Senior Lifestyle Coordinators plan social, educational and cultural activities, as well as off-site outings.