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The Homeless Education Program ensures access to a free appropriate public education for children and youth experiencing homelessness in accordance with McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Act. The Program provides the following services: Transportation; Educational Support and Remediation Service; School Supplies; and Community Based Resources. For additional information or to speak to a representative to determine eligibility, please click learn more.Learn More
Graduation Coaches ensure the successful transition of all students from middle to high school, and high school to post-secondary education or the workforce. They provide comprehensive prevention/intervention programs for students at risk of grade retention and/or dropping out of school. They ensure that at-risk students receive the resources and services needed to guide them toward graduation. Click learn more to find out your Region's Graduation Coach.Learn More
The Affordable Connectivity Program is an FCC benefit program that helps ensure that households can afford the internet they need for work, school, healthcare and more. The benefit provides a discount of up to $30 per month toward internet service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers if they contribute more than $10 and less than $50 toward the purchase price. For more information and to apply for services, please click link above.
This website is a comprehensive resource for children's mental health information. It also offers a link to book appointments for telementalhealth. Click on the link above to reach the website.
Enrichment Services Program, Inc. is a community action agency that provides many resources, including but not limited to the following: Head Start/Early Head Start, resources for families experiencing hardship due to COVID-19, energy assistance, employee training programs, case management focused on family self-sufficiency, and food distribution through a partnership with Feeding the Valley. You may select the link above to reach their website or call them at # 706-649-1600.
Faith Chapel has partnered with Muscogee County School District’s Social Work Department to provide free laundry services to MCSD students. Contact your School School Worker to schedule an appointment.
Information on how to get help from free food programs near you. Click on the link to reach the website.
A 24-hour Crisis response system for problems with development disabilities, mental health, drugs or alcohol. Call 1-800-715-4225 or select link for more information.
Goodwill Industries of the Southern Rivers Inc. is a community-based nonprofit available to provide free career services including job coaching, training and skills classes, GED preparation and testing, along with many other services designed to connect individuals to work. Call 1-866-325-8265 or select link for more information.
Home for Good is affiliated with United Way to assist with families who are at-risk of homelessness or experiencing homelessness. There coordinated entry is a process developed to ensure that all people experiencing homelessness have fair and equal access and are quickly identified, assessed for, referred, and connected to housing and assistance based on their strengths and needs. You can contact them via phone # 706-327-3255 or access the intake form via the link above.
This is a program for people at risk of losing their home due to default and foreclosure. If you are having difficulty paying your mortgage, you may be eligible to refinance into a mortgage that you can afford. Participation in the Hope for Homeowners (H4H) program is voluntary, and both lender and borrower must agree to participate.
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Provides students with free hygiene products. Please contact Liaison, Florence Dawkins, at 706-748-3311 or your school for additional information.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, across the United States. Call 1-800-273-8255 or select link for more information.
Provides students with a school wardrobe consisting of new and gently worn items. Please contact your School to initiate the referral process.
St. Anne Outreach provides food and clothing to those in great need or in emergency situations. Very limited financial assistance for utilities, rent and prescription costs may also be provided, dependent on available funds. Call 706-568-1592 to find out more information or schedule an appointment for assistance. You may find additional information by clicking on the above link.
St. Luke Church Outreach offers many ministries and services to the community, including the following: prayer ministry, respite care, Meals on Wheels, Samaritan's Fund (Utility Assistance), BRIDGE (GED training and job skills for at-risk young people ages 18-25), Open Door Community House/Circles of Columbus, Valley Interfaith Promise (homeless sheltering program for families with children), Food Pantry, and Bereavement Ministry. You may call # 706-327-4343 or select the link above to obtain additional information.
A 24-hour Crisis Intervention Line that can provide a list of resources for basic needs, support groups, counseling centers, and community mental health providers. You may simply dial 2-1-1 or call 706-327-3999 or select link for more information.
Georgia Student Finance Commission is helping students access higher education by providing financial aid options and programs to make college more affordable. GSFC is offering free webinars for students on financial aid options. Please follow the link to register for webinars.