Atlanta, GA
Rental & Utility Assistance

When you need money to pay your rent, utility bills or get through a difficult time, there are 21 utility payment and rental assistance programs in the Atlanta, Georgia area.


Midtown Assistance Center, Inc.

2 Miles Away

30 Porter Pl., NE

Atlanta, GA 30308

(404) 681-5777

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Services:
Basic Needs, Bus Fare, Electric Service Payment Assistance, Food Pantries, Food Stamps/SNAP Applications, Gas Service Payment Assistance, General Clothing Provision, Health, Homelessness, Income, Rent Payment Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance


Hours:
Clothing: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm TUE THU


Eligibility:
all services are provided to residents of service area only; employed or have been employed within the last 6 months and diligently searching for replacement job


Area Served:
Bus fare: DeKalb, Fulton; Food pantry, food stamp application, financial assistance: zip codes 30303, 30308, 30309, 30312, 30313, 30314


Additional Services:
This Organization's Mission Is To Provide Emergency Assistance To The Working Poor Of Midtown And Downtown Atlanta, And To Prevent Homelessness And Hunger During Periods Of Crisis.


Documents To Bring:
telephone, appointment


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Living Room

2 Miles Away

341 Ponce de Leon Ave. Rm. 438

Atlanta, GA 30308

(404) 616-6332

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Services:
Electric Service Payment Assistance for HIV Infections, Gas Service Payment Assistance for HIV Infections, Homelessness, Housing Search Assistance for HIV Infections, Income, Mortgage Payment Assistance for HIV Infections, Rent Payment Assistance for HIV Infections


Hours:
9:00 am to 4:30 pm MON - FRI


Eligibility:
Individual or someone in household must be HIV positive (income is not required)


Area Served:
Barrow, Bartow, Butts, Carroll, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Newton, Paulding, Rockdale, Spalding, Walton


Additional Services:
This Organization Assists Families And Individuals Affected By Hiv/aids To Find, Move Into, And Maintain Affordable Housing. The Organization Will Pay For Emergency Housing For Homeless Individuals Who Are Sick And Unable To Reside In Shelters. They Also Provide Emergency Assistance For Past Due Rent, Mortgages, And Utility Bills.


Documents To Bring:
telephone, appointment; walk-ins are for clients that don't have access to a phone


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Cascade Community Services, Inc.

2 Miles Away

3144 Cascade Rd., SW

Atlanta, GA 30311

(404) 691-4360

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Services:
Baby Clothing, Children's Clothing, Education, Electric Service Payment Assistance, Gas Service Payment Assistance, General Clothing Provision, Homelessness, Income, Mortgage Payment Assistance, Plus Size Clothing, Rent Payment Assistance, School Clothing, Shoes, Subject Tutoring, Water Service Payment Assistance, Winter Clothing, Work Clothing


Hours:
Clothing closet: 9:30 am to 2:30 pm THU; 9:00 am to noon 2nd SAT of the month


Eligibility:
financial assistance: residents of the area only; the bill must be 30 days past due; all other servies: no restrictions


Area Served:
Financial assistance: zip code 30303 (Fulton); all other services: Butts, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Paulding, Rockdale


Additional Services:
This Agency Offers An Array Of Services Including But Are Not Limited To Tutoring, Clothing Closet And Financial Assistance For Low Income Individuals And Families.


Documents To Bring:
clothing closet: walk-in; all other services: telephone, appointment


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Sullivan Center, Inc.

3 Miles Away

643 Dill Ave., SW

Atlanta, GA 30310

(404) 753-0531

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Services:
Basic Needs, Benefits Screening, Career Counseling, Education, Electric Service Payment Assistance, Food Pantries, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Health, Homelessness, Income, Job Search Resource Centers, Rent Payment Assistance, Resume Preparation Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance


Hours:
Food pantry: 9:00 am to 11:00 am TUE WED FRI


Eligibility:
Food pantry: assist food stamps recipients; assist clients in subsidized housing; residents of service area only; can receive groceries every six months


Area Served:
Financial assistance: City of Atlanta, Fulton County; Food pantry: zip codes 30310, 30311, 30315 ONLY


Additional Services:
This Organization Provides An Array Of Services To Help People Remain Self-sufficient By Providing Help,in A Dignified Manner, To Families And Individuals Facing A Stability Crisis. These Services Are Coordinated And Maintained By Dedicated Staff And Volunteers Who Are Committed To Making A Difference.


Documents To Bring:
walk-in


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Buckhead Christian Ministry, Inc.

6 Miles Away

2847 Piedmont Rd., NE

Atlanta, GA 30305

(404) 239-0038

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Services:
Basic Needs, Brown Bag Food Programs, Clothing Vouchers, Electric Service Payment Assistance, Food Pantries, Formula/Baby Food, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Homelessness, Income, Job Banks, Mortgage Payment Assistance, Rent Payment Assistance, Thrift Shops, Transitional Housing/Shelter for Homeless Families, Water Service Payment Assistance


Hours:
Hotline Hours: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm MON TUE FRI; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm WED THU


Eligibility:
financial assistance: residents of service area only who have lived at address and paid rent for at least three months and is employed or have been employed in the last six months; unemployed due to age or disability and must have experienced an emergency within the past six months; assist food stamps recipients; assist clients in subsidized housing (if qualify); can receive food five times per calendar year


Area Served:
zip codes 30305, 30309, 30311, 30318, 30319, 30324, 30326, 30327, 30329, 30331, 30340, 30341, 30342, 30345, 30360; transitional housing: Butts, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Paulding, Rockdale


Additional Services:
This Agency Operates An Emergency Assistance Program, A Thrift Store And A Transitional Housing Program For Homeless Families. They Also Provide Financial And Food Assistance, And Job Information.


Documents To Bring:
financial assistance: telephone, appointment; all other services: walk-in


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Lifeline and Link-up, AT&T

6 Miles Away

P.O. Box 105503

Atlanta, GA 30348

(888) 757-6500

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Services:
Link Up will pay 50% of installation charges for total discount of $30.00 at the subscriber's principal place of residence.
Lifeline reduces the monthly telephone bill by up to $13.50 for low-income customers.


Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Eligibility:
Recipients of SSI (except Medicare, Social Security Disability, and Social Security benefits), Food Stamps, Work First, TANF, Medicaid, low income home energy assistance, and Section 8


Documents To Bring:
Request Link-up application when calling to establish telephone service. Must be able to provide proof that customer is receiving services from eligible program(s). See Eligibility section for details.


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United Methodist Children's Home

6 Miles Away

500 S. Columbia Dr.

Decatur, GA 30030

(404) 327-5872

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Services:
Electric Service Payment Assistance, Foster Homes for Dependent Children, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Health, Homelessness, Income, Mortgage Payment Assistance, Rent Payment Assistance, Transitional Housing/Shelter for Homeless Families, Water Service Payment Assistance


Hours:
Financial assistance: 8:30 am first TUE of the month


Eligibility:
foster home: children 17 years of age and below; financial assistance & transitional housing: families with children 17 years of age and below; financial assistance limited to one time only, assist food stamps recipients, assist clients in subsidized housing


Area Served:
Butts, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Paulding, Rockdale


Additional Services:
This Organization Offers Short Term Housing For Homeless Families With Children 17 Years Of Age And Younger. Families Are Considered Only When An Application With The Required Documentation Is Given At The Reception Desk. The Financial Assistance Is Very Limited ($75 That Will Mailed Directly To The Landlord Or Company); Therefore, It Can Only Be Offered To The First 10 Callers That Call During The Financial Assistance Appointment Day.


Documents To Bring:
telephone; financial assistance: must call to find out date for financial assistance calls


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Toco Hills Community Alliance

7 Miles Away

1790 LaVista Rd., NE

Atlanta, GA 30329

(404) 325-0677

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Services:
Basic Needs, Electric Service Payment Assistance, Food Pantries, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Homelessness, Income, Rent Payment Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance


Hours:
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm MON - THU


Eligibility:
residents of service area only; families may visit food pantry once per week; assist food stamps recipients; assist clients in subsidized housing


Area Served:
zip codes 30033, 30324, 30329, 30341, 30345


Additional Services:
This Organization Operates A Food Pantry In Addition To Providing Financial Assistance For Rent And Utilities To Individuals And Families In Need.


Documents To Bring:
walk-in


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Ben Hill United Methodist Church

9 Miles Away

2099 Fairburn Rd., SW

Atlanta, GA 30331

(678) 891-0710

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Services:
Electric Service Payment Assistance, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Rent Payment Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance


Hours:
8:30 am to 10:30 am the first TUE of each month


Eligibility:
residents of service area only


Area Served:
30310, 30311, 30312, 30314, 30315, 30318, 30331, 30336, 30337, 30344, 30349, 30354


Additional Services:
This Agency Is Offering Housing And Utility Assistance In Hardship Situations For South Fulton County Residents In The Service Area. The Intake Process Begins The First Tuesday Of Each Month To Be Placed On The Waiting List. After A Caller's Name Is Placed On The Waiting List, If An Appointment Is Available The Agency Will Contact Clients Within Forty-eight Hours. If Callers Do Not Receive A Telephone Call Within Forty-eight Hours, They Will Have To Call Back The First Tuesday Of The Next Month.


Documents To Bring:
telephone, appointment


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Clayton County Community Services Authority

11 Miles Away

1000 Main St.

Forest Park, GA 30297

(404) 363-0575

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Services:
Basic Needs, Child Care Centers, Education, Electric Service Payment Assistance, Food Pantries, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Head Start Sites, Homelessness, Income, Legal Counseling, Rent Payment Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance


Hours:
Food pantry: 8:00 am MON WED


Eligibility:
child care: youth 2 years of age and above; residents of service area only


Area Served:
Food pantry: Clayton; All other services: Clayton, Fayette


Additional Services:
This Organization Operates A Day Care Program, Head Start Program, Provides Legal Counseling, Offers Financial Assistance For Utilities And Rent, And Operates A Food Pantry.


Documents To Bring:
walk-in


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