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Please see below for resources in your area. If you don’t find what you need here, you can always call a crisis and referral specialist by dialing 211 from any phone. Please know that many agencies help with other resources, so check each category for potential help. You can also go to FindHelp.org for more resources in your area. Please note that these resources are for those in all walks of life, but those specifically catering to seniors will be colored in orange.

 

 

Child Care & Youth Programs

 

Crisis, General, & Other Assistance

 

  • Aging and Disability Resource Connection: Call and they'll connect you with the resource you need. 1-800-282-6612

  • Angel Flight: Free personal flights for medical needs, caregivers, domestic abuse, special camps, adoption, people who cannot afford commercial flights.

  • Georgia Gateway: Go to this website to get answers to questions about health and human services in the Georgia and apply for public assistance benefits such as Medicaid, Child Support Services, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Food Stamps, WIC, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, and a variety of other public assistance benefits.

  • Middle Georgia Community Action Agency: emergency services including assistance with food, clothing, shelter, prescriptions, utilities, case management, financial counseling. Find your closet location at the link provided. 

  • PCs for People: Computers for individuals and families that fall below 150% of the poverty line. Check website for listings.

 

Employment & Job Training

Education

 

Food Assistance

  • Middle Georgia Community Action Agency: emergency services including assistance with food, clothing, shelter, prescriptions, utilities, case management, financial counseling. Find your closet location at the link provided. 

  • Open Hand: Food assistance for children, seniors, and families, located in Atlanta.

  • Senior Meal Services: Home delivered and group meals, along with assistance with transportation and shopping for seniors. Contact (478)751-6160 for further information. 

 

Financial Assistance & Counseling

  • AGPM Family Emergency Assistance Program: Rental and/or utility assistance is available or eligible residents in AGPM communities. Please contact us if you are in need of rental assistance in an AGPM community.

  • Georgia Rental Assistance: For renters who have fallen behind on rent due to Covid-19, this state-run program will help with rental assistance. Apply at the website.

  • Georgia LIHEAP: Utility bill assistance for those living in Georgia

  • Middle Georgia Community Action Agency: emergency services including assistance with food, clothing, shelter, prescriptions, utilities, case management, financial counseling. Find your closet location at the link provided. 

  • Mission United: Serving veterans, active duty service members and their families get access to employment, financial services, legal assistance, legal assistance, health care, education, and housing. Call 478-200-4898 to be connected with a caseworker.

  • The Assistance Fund: Financial assistance programs for children and adults diagnosed with critical or chronic illnesses.

 

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