Bartow County Georgia rental assistance.

Emergency rental assistance as well as shelter is available from non-profit and government agencies in Bartow County or surrounding communities. The amount of resources provided in the immediate Cartersville Georgia area is limited so some applicants may need to also apply in nearby towns for rent help.

However, there are various ways to get help. Whether a security deposit is needed, money to pay back rent to stop an eviction, or shelter for a homeless person, resources are available. Applicants for any housing program will generally need some form of income as well as plan for self-sufficiency. There is also generally priority given to at risk individuals, namely senior citizens, the disabled, or single parents.

The main agencies to try for housing and rent assistance are below. If one organization can't help, they may have referrals to other Bartow County organizations. It is also often a decent idea to try multiple approaches. So it can be effective to try legal aid as well as applying for a loan or grant to help with rent.

Good Neighbor Homeless Shelter
Address: 110 Porter St.
Cartersville, Georgia 30120
Main number is 770-607-0610
A shelter only. Applicants need to be able to work. There are meals, GED classes, transportation, and more. Guests can learn about rent and transitional housing programs they can “graduate” too as well.

Cartersville Salvation Army
16 Felton Pl
Cartersville, GA 30120
Phone: (770) 387-9955
Limited funding may help with energy bills, rent, and other needs. There is also a shelter and referrals to government grant programs.

Georgia Legal Services Program
Dial 404-894-7707 7or the Dalton office at 888-408-1004. Appointments are needed.
The lawyers provide free legal aid in civil matters. They help with housing discrimination, evictions, and housing matters. Senior citizens from Bartow County can qualify for free legal aid no matter their income.

 

 

 

 

Christian League for Battered Women – Domestic Violence/Tranquility House
Location is P.O. Box 1383
Cartersville, Georgia 30120
Main phone – 770-386-8779 is the crisis line number.
A 24 hours crisis line and shelter are offered for women or children who are victims of domestic violence.

Bartow County Community Resources Office
140 Douglas St., Ste. 103
Cartersville, Georgia 30120
Main Telephone Phone: 770-387-3708
Referrals are given. There is limited rent and security deposit assistance, food, electric bill help, and more. They can refer clients to homeless prevention and rapid rehousing services.

United Methodist Children’s Home
706-278-4010
They only assist homes with minor children, including single moms or dads. There is counseling, parenting education, as well as crisis rent assistance programs.

Georgia Department of Community Affairs Rental Assistance Division
1-888-318-0354
Very low income families and those in poverty can apply for rent help from the Housing Choice Voucher Program. There is a waiting list to the tenant-based rental assistance program. But clients can find a safe, decent, and sanitary dwelling unit to reside in Bartow County.

Living Room of Bartow County
Only HIV/AIDs patients can get help. Call 404.382.8991
There may be federal government grants for paying rent, mortgages, utilities, moving costs and other housing needs.

 

 

 

Bartow County DFCS
Address is 47 Brook Dr.
Cartersville, Georgia 30120
Phone:(770) 387-3900
TANF (welfare) may help pay for basic needs, namely housing, furniture, etc. This is a job based public benefit.

Action Ministries - Supportive Services for Veterans/SSVF
(888) 206-7372
Homeless and low income veterans can apply for financial help. There is eviction/foreclosure counseling, loans, financial aid for rent or job search expenses, shelter, and other aid.

 

 

 

 

 

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