Rent help in Carroll County Georgia.

Find charities in Carroll County Georgia that can provide emergency rent assistance or that administer housing programs. The programs are run by a combination of non-profits, churches, and even government offices. Depending on the agency and funding, that will determine whether they have grants to pay for rent or a mortgage, or whether they provide other housing solutions.

While financial help to pay for rental expenses is not that common, it may be more likely that a low income family will receive other housing support. This may come in the following formats.

  • -Overnight shelter for a night or two.
  • -Information on federal government benefits which may help with paying rent, including HUD vouchers.
  • -Placement into domestic violence shelter and/or transitional housing programs.
  • -Temporary funding as well as loan programs in Carroll County Georgia.
  • -Stable individuals leaving temporary housing may apply for security deposit help or moving cost assistance.
  • -If the agencies below do not assist, then additional options for emergency housing assistance.

There may be other resources too. Generally an applicant needs either an eviction notice or utility disconnection letter to receive financial help. There are also instances in which counseling as well as legal advice may help stop an eviction. Normally all of these assistance programs (rent, employment, counseling, etc.) are combined as one solution in Carroll County.

Society of St. Vincent de Paul - Our Lady of Perpetual Help
Carrollton, Georgia 30117
(770) 838-1716
Many financial aid programs are run, including for rent, utilities, or medical. Case workers also screen applicants for benefits, such as transitional housing, disability, or government grant programs that assist with paying back rent. The church will also assist clients in subsidized housing, including seniors or the disabled.

Carrollton Housing Authority
Office is at 1 Roop St
Carrollton, GA 30117
They focus on ensuring affordable homes and apartments are available. Programs include applications to section 8 HUD housing vouchers, HUD VASH rent help for veterans, Shelter Plus Care for the mentally ill, and self-sufficiency among others.





Bowdon United Christian Ministries  - Christian Church
Main address is 140 City Hall Ave
Bowdon, Georgia 30108
Dial (770) 258-0303 for referrals.

Carroll County Emergency Shelter
Phone – 770-834-1141
They house victims of domestic violence only.

Community Action for Improvement, Inc.
112 Rejen Drive
Carrollton, Georgia 30117
Telephone number for referrals/advice– 770-832-0322
Direct financial aid is not offered. But they may have suggestions for individuals seeking housing or rental help, CSBG grants, and other social services.

Open Hands United Christian
Main address is 505 Newnan Street
Carrollton, Georgia 30117
(678) 664-2206
One time financial aid is available only. Applicants need a copy of their lease. Funds may help with rent, deposits, and other costs to stop homelessness.

Free Legal Services
Call (404) 894-7707
Very low income families and seniors can get free legal advice. Learn about housing, eviction defense from an attorney, help in applying for government rent grants, and other consumer issues.




Salvation Army -Carrollton Service Center
(770) 830-0120
The church based group may offer financial help from SHARE. While the focus is on utilities, staff may have suggestions on shelters, loan programs for housing or rent, and even services such as furniture from a thrift store for a new home.


By Jon McNamara

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