GEORGIA – Financial Hardship Emergency Assistance – Food And Shelter

WE ALL HAVE A ROLE IN FIGHTING TROUBLE

Courageous individuals and organizations from both the private and public sectors are developing innovative ways of fighting hunger, providing shelter and offering creative solutions in resolving all types of life-changing trouble. If you know of such an organization, please contact us and if approved, we will post the information on our site.

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FEATURED HOMELESS SHELTERS 

Jesse’s House Shelter

129 Samaritan Drive

Cumming GA 30040

678-947-6217

Genesis Shelter

173 Boulevard, NE

Atlanta GA 30312

404-522-6056

House of Mercy

1532 3rd Ave

Columbus GA 31901

706-322-6463

W. Davies Homeless Shelter

228 S Broad Street, SW

Rome GA 30161

706-232-9990

 

Union Mission Shelter

5000 Jasmine Ave

Savannah GA 31404

912-629-4015

Habitat Shelter

532 Barber Street

Athens GA 30601

706-354-0936

 

Albany Rescue Mission

604 Roosevelt Avenue

Albany GA 3170

229-431-1125

Atlanta Children’s Shelte

607 Peachtree St, NE

Atlanta GA 30308

404-892-3713

 

Garden Rescue Shelter

828 Fenwick St

Augusta GA 30901

706-724-6960

Atlanta Union Shelter

921 Howell Mill Road NW

Atlanta GA 30318

404-588-4000

FEATURED FOOD BANKS AND PANTRIES:

Golden Harvest Food Bank 3310 Commerce Drive Augusta, GA 30909, 906-736-1199

Loaves and Fishes Ministries 4265 Norwich St. Brunswick, GA 31520, 912-265-4974

Manna House Food Bank 100 Commerce St. Hinesville, GA 31313, 912-368-3660

Josephs Storehouse Pantry 4650 Flat Shoals Pkwy. Decatur, GA 30034, 404-826-9316

New Life Fellowship Pantry 990 Martins Chapel Rd. Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-513-1007

Concerted Services Food Bank 20 S. College St Rm. 13 Homerville, GA 31634, 912-285-6083

FOOD STAMPS (SNAP) – GEORGIA

The GEORGIA food assistance program uses electronic transfer debit cards to dispense benefits to qualified low income people. Food debit cards can be used anywhere that SNAP food benefits are accepted. In order to be accepted into the program and receive a food debit card, it is necessary to first apply at your local state-run office that facilitates the SNAP program: DFCS Customer Service Operations 2 Peachtree Street, Suite 8-268 Atlanta, Georgia 30303 Phone: 1-888-295-1769:

FEATURED LOW INCOME ASSISTED PUBLIC HOUSING 

SUMMERVILLE GARDENS

231 Summerville Garden Drive

SUMMERVILLE, GA 30747

706-857-5312

 

DODGE COURT APTS

926 Ward ST

EASTMAN, GA 31023

912-374-7903

 

EASTMAN GARDENS

525 Plaza Dr

Eastman, GA 31023-9204

478 374-4656

 

RIDGE WOOD HILLS APTS

208 POOLE ST

LAVONIA, GA 30553-1444

706 335-6714

 

BON AIR APARTMENTS

2101 Walton Way

AUGUSTA, GA 30904-4318

706-738-0781

 

RICHMOND SUMMIT APTS

744 Broad ST

AUGUSTA, GA 30901

706-722-0380

NOBLE GARDEN OF HOPE

200 Magnolia Avenue

AUGUSTA, GA 30901

706-722-7801

 

SHADOWOOD APTS

2506A Lumpkin RD

AUGUSTA, GA 30906

706-790-0599

 

TRINITY MANOR APTS

2375-1 Barton Chapel RD

AUGUSTA, GA 30906-3901

706-798-3183

 

COLLEGE SQUARE APTS

1207 Edward ST

FORT VALLEY, GA 31030

912-912-825-2140

 

INDIAN OAKS APTS

1103 E. Church ST

FORT VALLEY, GA 31030

478-825-3156

 

LAKEVIEW APTS

1105 Edward St

Fort Valley, GA 31030

478 825-0163

 

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TEMPORARY CASH ASSISTANCE – GEORGIA

TANF is a federally sponsored program that works with your state to offer low income families temporary financial assistance, job training, and child care assistance. For more information visit or call: TANF 1-800-869-1150

LEGAL AID

If you are homeless or going through a financial hardship, you may qualify to receive free or low-cost legal services. The following organization(s) can provide you with information on free and low-cost legal assistance: Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc. Georgia Legal Services Program

 

OTHER HELPFUL RESOURCES:

Feeding America: Is one of the leading hunger-relief organizations providing food assistance for over 25 million low-income people across the country including children and seniors.

The Salvation Army: Assists children, women, elderly men, addicts and families through troubled times. Find a location near you.

Department of Veterans Affairs: Serves homeless veterans and their dependents.

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD) and Social Security Supplemental Income (SSI). These two programs help people with disabilities and financial assistance.

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