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The City of South Fulton, in conjunction with Fulton County CDBG, is accepting applications for its Rental and Mortgage Assistance program.  This program provides rental and mortgage assistance to eligible families, seniors, and persons with disabilities.

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LIHEAP

MAKE AN IN PERSON APPOINTMENT

NOTE - Homebound individuals (confined to their home, under regular therapeutic, psychosocial or medical treatment – DO NOT MAKE AN APPOINTMENT - email us directly LIHEAP@claytoncountycsa.org

Please make an appointment and have COPIES of your documents for your appointment time.

Seniors over 65 have 3 ways to receive LIHEAP services:

1) You may make an appointment by making an appointment (appropriate link)

2) You may come to 1000 Main St, Forest Park, GA 30297 as a walk-in

3) You may drop your documents in our drop-off box also located at 1000 Main St, Forest Park, GA 30297

*REQUIRED Documents

(no exceptions) 

  • Valid State Driver’s License/State or Federal ID Document for Applicant

  • COPIES OF Original Social Security Cards for ALL household members

  • Most Current GAS AND Electricity bill (must be dated within the last 30 days)

Household INCOME - must denote Current Gross Income for the last 30 days for ALL members 18 years of age or older

Processing time may take up to 30 days. PLEASE CONTINUE TO MAKE PAYMENT ON YOUR ACCOUNT UNTIL THE CREDIT HAS BEEN APPLIED. ALSO, PLEASE NOTE, THAT ALL PAYMENTS ARE BASED UPON OUR AVAILABLE FUNDING. .

MAKE AN IN PERSON APPOINTMENT

Georgia Power is providing help for eligible renters with past due utility bills through March 31, 2023. Find out if you qualify for assistance and apply online at paymyrent.ga.gov/ga-power.

 

Free legal help is available for those affected by the January 13th tornadoes in Butts, Henry, Jasper, Meriwether, Newton, Spalding and Troup Counties.

Call to get help with FEMA, insurance claims, home repairs, landlord/tenant issues and more!

Georgia Power Company Customers: Find out if you’re eligible for assistance.

The Georgia Rental Assistance Program has partnered with Georgia Power Company to pay over 200,000+ outstanding utility balances for qualifying applicants. To be eligible to apply, you must: 

  • Be a Georgia Power Company customer

  • Have received preliminary information regarding applying for this assistance from Georgia Power Company

  • Have a past due utility balance

  • Live in one of 294 zip codes across the state

  • Met all GRA program criteria to qualify for assistanceFor more information, please contact utilityassistance@dca.ga.gov.

Find Legal Help

Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc.
To apply call (404) 524-5811 or apply online

Georgia Legal Services
(404) 206-5175 or toll free 1-800-498-9469 or apply online

Georgia Senior Legal Hotline
(404) 657-9915 or toll free 1-888-257-9519

Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation
To apply call (404) 521-0790, Monday through Thursday from 9 am - 1 pm

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RESOURCES

It is so easy to fall into a pattern of apathy as we go through our lives. Our organization was born out of a commitment to stop passing over the real issues of society, and deal with them head on. We have set out to aid those who need it most. RITA'S HELPING HAND is here to help, and we believe that change is possible when we put our hearts and minds to it.

PROGRAMS

RITA'S HELPING HAND aims to help all of our clients live successfully. In order to reach this goal, we offer a variety of services and enrichment programs. We provide a support, encouragement, and the positive reinforcement you need to make big lifestyle changes. Learn more about what we do, who we help, and how we work everyday to promote positive change. Please get in touch if you have any questions.

RITA'S INTAKE

Your well-being is my ultimate concern. RITA'S HELPING HAND truly listens to you, empathize, take notes and begin to locate/provide the resources you need. Whether you’re an individual, a couple or a family looking for help - my intake sessions are designed to strengthen your confidence, and assist you in the process. Connect today with a better you. 

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