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Resource Type Name Location Contact Information Description of Services
Assistance with Home   Energy Bills Georgia Regular Home   Energy Assistance Program (EAP) To find local   community action agency:http://dfcs.dhs.georgia.gov/energy-assistance

General Information:   1-800-869-1150

Provides financial   assistance by issuing checks directly to home energy suppliers; must   typically apply through a local community action agency.
Child Care and   Development Head Start Varies Application:  http://georgiaheadstart.org/programs/General   Information:


Available to   qualifying households with preschool-aged children.
Child Support   Enforcement Child Support   Services, Department of Human Resources 2 Peachtree St.Atlanta, GA  30303 404-657-3851 Provides assistance to   locate absent parents, establish paternity and enforce support obligations.
Children’s Health Care   Coverage Georgia PeachCare Application:  http://www.peachcare.org/Guidelines.aspxGeneral Information:


Provides health care   coverage for children through the age of 18 who do not qualify for Medicaid   and who live in households that meet certain criteria.
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The Boys & Girls   Clubs Varies http://www.bgca.org Provides young people   with a safe place to learn, cultivate relationships with caring adult   professionals, as well as programs that enhance character development.
Domestic Violence Women’s Resource   Center to End Domestic Violence P.O. Box 171Decatur, GA  30031 404-370-7670Crisis hotline:


Provides services to   victims of domestic violence and to victims’ children.  The center has a 24-hour crisis hotline, as   well as a confidential emergency shelter.    There are also support programs, including peer groups, as well as   parenting classes and other community support programs offered.
Employment Assistance Georgia’s Job   Information System http://www.dol.state.ga.us/js/job_info_system.htm Provides a listing of   the Georgia Department of Labor’s job openings by location, category and job   type.
Employment Assistance,   Coping with Job Loss and Financial Management Counseling Georgia Department of   Labor: Career Center Network http://www.dol.state.ga.us/find_career_centers.htm Provides customized   services to job seekers at no cost, including employment counseling,   workshops on employment-related topics such as job search skills,   interviewing, resume development, coping with job loss and financial   management.
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Mercy Care Services Various Atlanta   locations http://www.mercycareservices.org Provides primary   medical care for adults and children, dental health care and social services   for those meeting certain criteria amongst the uninsured, underinsured and   low income families.
Family Health Care Health Resources and   Services Administration Varies http://findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov/Search_HCC.aspx Provides for   qualifying individuals: health care services, including check-ups, treatment,   pregnancy care, immunizations for children, dental care, prescription drugs   and substance abuse care.  Payment is   based upon income.
Federal Student   Financial Aid for Higher Education Federal Student Aid   (U.S. Department of Education) http://studentaid.ed.gov Provides information   on tuition assistance, grants and federal loans.
Food Assistance Georgia Food Stamps   Program (Division of Family and Children Services) 1-800-869-1150Application:https://compass.ga.gov/selfservice


General   Information: http://dfcs.dhs.georgia.gov/food-stamps

Provides monthly   benefits to qualifying households to help pay for the cost of food.
Free Computer Access   for Job Seekers Georgia Department of   Labor: Career Center Network http://www.dol.state.ga.us/find_career_centers.htm Provides access to   free word processing software and internet usage for job seekers.
General Needs   Assistance: Food, Housing, Employment, Health Care, Counseling and Related   Services United Way of Greater   Atlanta Atlanta, GA 211 (Call “2-1-1” from   service area) or404-614-1000



Provides a   confidential connection for callers to information regarding health and human   services available in the following Georgia counties:  Butts, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta,   Dawson, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Hall, Henry,   Paulding and Rockdale Counties.
Georgia Unemployment   Benefits Georgia Department of   Labor – Online Unemployment Insurance Claim Application https://www.dol.state.ga.us/WS4-MW5/cics.jsp?TRANSID=UCI1&FRMNAME=UCI1S Provides temporary   financial assistance to workers who are unemployed through no fault of their   own while seeking employment.
Government Benefits Benefits.gov www.benefits.gov Provides easy, online   access to government benefit and assistance programs.  The site provides an easy-to-complete   confidential questionnaire that will evaluate the applicant’s eligibility for   over 1000 federally-funded assistance programs with the appropriate steps to   follow to apply for each type of program.
Health Care Coverage




Georgia Medicaid http://dch.georgia.gov/00/channel_title/0,2094,31446711_31944826,00.html Provides health care   coverage for Georgia residents that meet certain criteria.









Continuum of Care   Homeless Assistance Program http://www.hudhre.info/coc/index.cfm Provides assistance to   move into transitional or permanent housing for qualifying families who are   at risk of losing housing.
Housing HUD Public Housing Program Application:http://www.hud.gov/offices/pih/pha/contacts

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Provides rental   housing for eligible families meeting certain criteria.
Job Search and   Education/Training Resources


American Job Center http://jobcenter.usa.gov Provides job listings   for current seekers.
Nutritional Assistance   for Children Georgia School   Breakfast and Lunch Program Application:http://archives.gadoe.org/ReportingFW.aspx?PageReq=211&PID=61&PTID=67&CTID=217&SchoolId=ALL&T=0&FY=2011

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Provides low-cost or   free meals to school children of qualifying households.
Nutritional Assistance   for Children











Georgia Summer Food   Service Application:http://decal.ga.gov/Nutrition/Search.aspx?source=green

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Provides reimbursement   for nutritious meals and snacks for children 18 and under who live in   qualifying households.
Nutritional Assistance   for Women and Children WIC (Women, Infants   and Children) Application:http://health.state.ga.us/wic_clinics/clinic_lookup.aspx

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Provides supplemental   food and referrals to health care for qualifying women and children.
Temporary Financial   Assistance Georgia Temporary   Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Application:http://dfcs.dhs.georgia.gov/how-apply-tanf

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Provides monthly cash   assistance for qualifying families with children under 18.  Provides temporary assistance to facilitate   parents with job preparation, work opportunities, child support enforcement   and other support services to assist the parents to become self-sufficient.
Transit/Transportation   (Metropolitan Atlanta) Georgia Regional   Transportation Authority 245 Peachtree Center Ave.   NESuite 800Atlanta, GA  30303 404-463-0309www.grta.org Provides regional   transit options to major employment centers in metro Atlanta.


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