- The Atlanta Community Food Bank connects public benefits to families and individuals who qualify through its Benefits Outreach Program, helping them secure assistance with food, healthcare, childcare and more. The Benefits Outreach team can assist individuals with navigating the new rules regarding SNAP to access SNAP benefits. Click here for more information on the Benefits Outreach Program.
- Aunt Bertha is a Social Care Network that connects people seeking help with verified social care providers that serve them. Thousands of nonprofits and social care providers serve their communities. But for most people, navigating the system to get help has been difficult, time consuming, and frustrating. Too many Americans are suffering, and they don’t need to. The online service makes it easy for people to find social services in their communities, for nonprofits to coordinate their efforts, and for customers to integrate social care into the work they already do. The nationwide service provides the opportunity to find social care providers by zip codes including those serving in the Atlanta region. Click here to learn more.
- Empowerline provides a front desk for people who need help navigating life changes and surprise obstacles in their homes, with their health, and in their communities. The service, powered by the Aging and Independent Services Group of the Atlanta Regional Commission, helps connect people with private and publicly funded resources from more than 26,000 community-based providers. Empowerline is part of Georgia’s Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) network, a No Wrong Door access point for information requests and assistance. Together, we work to simplify complex program offerings, identify long-term services, support solutions, and reduce caregiver burden. Click here for a flyer. Click here for more information.
- Find Help Georgia is an online portal to find help in your community. Whether it’s financial assistance, food pantries, medical care, child care, job training, and other free or reduced-cost services specific to your area, essential resources can be found here. Click here to learn more.
- The Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning maintains an updated listing of child care centers and pre-K programs. Need help finding quality child care that is open? Click here to learn more.
- The Georgia Department of Human Services, Division of Family and Children Services has created Georgia Gateway to make it easier to access social services benefits online. Individuals can apply for benefits and learn the latest on SNAP, TANF, Medicaid, PeachCare for Kids, and other benefits. Click here to access.
- The Georgia Department of Public Health administers the Georgia WIC program which is open for women, infants, and children. Click here to learn more.
- Tommy Nobis Center is an authorized Medicaid Waiver program provider. Medicaid Waiver is a federally funded program that helps provide services to people who would otherwise be in an institution, nursing home, or hospital to receive long-term care in the community. Tommy Nobis offers two types of Medicaid waiver programs: Community Access, and Pre-vocational. Contact Yovani Stephens at 770-427-9000 ext. 5124 or [email protected] for additional information.
- Unite Us is a coordinated care network of health and social care providers that communicate and track outcomes together. The group seeks to align all stakeholders from healthcare, government, and the community around a shared goal to improve health and connect residents of Georgia to the services they need faster. Joining Unite Us is free for non-profit organizations. Click here to join Unite Us. Unite Us provides access to almost 200 partners across the metro Atlanta area. Click here to learn more.
- United Way of Greater Atlanta continues to provide the Atlanta region’s most comprehensive resource for information and referral services through its online 2-1-1 Contact Center. The digital platform connects families with community resources that enables them to thrive – resources like food pantries, job search and placement agencies, and financial emergency assistance agencies. This help is provided so that families can recover and become sustainable once again. There are more than 5,000 agencies listed in the 2-1-1 database. 2-1-1 is free, confidential, and available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, in over 140 different languages. Click here to learn more.
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