Georgia – General Assistance

Sometimes unexpected situations and expenses come up, which put you through hard times and unfortunately hard financial times. Even people who are financial responsible encounter these problems sometimes, it happens and it’s nothing to be ashamed of. It’s a hard hit to any family but it hits especially hard to single mothers, and especially to single mothers with more than one child. It’s not like any of us ask for these situations but unfortunately it can’t always be prevented either. As stressing as it is, there is hope and there are programs that can help you and your family in these tough situations you’re going through right now.

Despite knowing this, sometimes these programs aren’t always easy to find and searching for them can become quite the frustrating task. I suspect the government and states do this on purpose but fortunately you’re in luck because I’m hoping with these resources I provide you, it will at least give you a head start in your search.

Benefits: Georgia
website: http://www.benefits.gov/benefits/browse-by-state/state/GAhttp://www.benefits.gov/benefits/browse-by-state/state/GA
Benefits.gov lists some of the programs available for you to check and decide what you can qualify for. When you click on the program, it will give you information on it and tell you where to go if you decide you need to sign up for it.

Georgia Rental Assistance: DCA
website: http://www.dca.state.ga.us/housing/RentalAssistance/
Now this gives you information on rental assistance or more specifically the housing choice voucher program and if you need, it can help you with that type of thing. Click the link for more information but it has all the information you would need to know and if you decide this is the program for you, definitely give it a shot.

Division of Family and Children Services: Energy Assistance
website: https://dfcs.dhs.georgia.gov/energy-assistance
This is information about assistance for heating and cooling costs, and assistance. Let’s face it, sometimes those bills can get high so sometimes assistance is needed for these bills. If you need some type of assistance or help in that area, then I suggest you at least read the information this website has to offer.

General Assistance or General Relief
website: http://www.cdss.ca.gov/cdssweb/PG132.htm
This provides information about the general assistance program, which is designed to help lower income families who have no help from anywhere else. If you’re having a few problems in the funding department, it’s a good idea to read what this website has and it even provides you with links you can use.

Georgia Assistance and Aid Programs
website: http://www.needhelppayingbills.com/html/georgia_assistance_programs.html
Now this is another list but what the other list doesn’t have, this one will so you definitely will be able to find what you need. Now while websites aren’t listed, phone numbers are so you can call and ask for information, or you can look up the program in your search energy and see what results it provides you with.

Always do your own searches since you are the only one who knows what’s best for you and your children. I am confident this article at least provided you with some information and resources you can use to your advantage however. Don’t be afraid to use the internet search options to your advantage and don’t be afraid to ask around your community if you need to. Best of luck to your family and you, but keep your head up and don’t give up.

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