Each year hundreds of people from Milledgeville and Baldwin County turn to agencies and programs for help paying bills, rent, access to free food and counseling, and much more. Get details on services and resources that are available to you below.
If you are qualified, Flagg Chapel Baptist Church may be able to offer one-time financial assistance and cash grants for people and families who need help paying their monthly rent or utility bills. Some emergency food and groceries may also be available that can offer assistance. Call the church at (478) 452-7287.
Salvation Army - Milledgeville - Some of the programs and resources offered include free food, gently used or new clothing, cash grants and financial assistance, case management, individual counseling, utility bill assistance and help for electric bills. Call (478) 452-6940
DFACS of Baldwin County (phone (478) 445-5092) is a government run agency/program. Contact them for food assistance, TANF, and information on the low income energy assistance program.
Another church that may be able to assist the needy is Sacred Heart Catholic Church. They offer emergency financial assistance for paying utilities as well as some rental assistance by appointment only to the low income. Milledgeville Georgia (478) 454-8634.
Contact Overview, Inc. for information. The non-profit offers qualified low to moderate individuals the following programs.
Call Overview, Inc. at (478) 453-4111. Many other services are available from the community action agency, including referrals if they can’t help. Read more Overview community action financial assistance.
Help from clothing closets - Children from low income families, individuals seeking jobs, and others that are considered to be working poor can get assistance from local clothing centers. Coats, shoes, holiday items, school supplies, blankets and more may be offered, along with vouchers. Click here.
Take Charge - Job Connection was created to ensure people are empowered and get back on their feet. The agency can, among other things, provide employment opportunity identification, job placement services, clothing vouchers, and supportive activities such as child care, transportation. Counselors are on staff to help people finish school, go to work, get GED's, enter tech school and college and with parenting and taking care of their children. Call (478) 452-3515
Maranatha Mission, Inc. is another non-profit that provides free food, shelter, gently used clothing, limited job search and placement, and counseling and advice for the homeless and people facing an imminent eviction. Call (478) 452-9455
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