Rental assistance Douglas County Georgia and Douglasville.
Several agencies provide rent assistance, grant money to pay security deposits, homeless shelters and other housing services in Douglas County Georgia. There are charities, churches, and government affiliated agencies (including the Douglas County Continuum of Care and Housing Authority) which offer help. Find how and where to get assistance with rent or utility bills to stop an eviction, Section 8 housing vouchers and other financial aid below.
Housing assistance in the Douglasville area and county can come in many forms. There may be some or all of the following.
- -Emergency financial help to pay rent to stop an eviction.
- -Free motel or hotel vouchers or a homeless shelter in Douglasville.
- -Free legal aid from lawyers to stop an eviction or for representation in Douglas County housing court.
- -Rapid rehousing which can include security deposit assistance, moving cost help, or first month’s rent payments. Read more on security deposit assistance programs.
- -Affordable housing, section 8 and stability.
Not some agencies offer referrals or only shelters or limited support. Most offer referrals though. Priority for financial help for rent, moving or other aid is generally for people with a source of income as well as the disabled, single moms or seniors.
Douglas County United Way gives referrals only to loans for rent, legal aid, housing stabilization programs and more. Dial 404-614-1000 for referrals. The address is 6279 Fairburn Rd, Douglasville, GA 30134
Tallatoona is the Douglas County Georgia community action agency. Case management, rent grants, funds for energy bills and other services are offered from 6287 Fairburn Rd, Douglasville, Georgia 30134. Call 770-817-4666.
Salvation Army of Douglas County help the homeless and low income as well as single moms. There may also be motel vouchers, emergency assistance for back rent or utilities, free furniture and more. One office is at 202 Waterman Street SE Marietta, Georgia 3006 (phone (770) 724-1640), and the former social service center was at 8493 Bowden St, Douglasville, GA 30134, phone (770) 942-7188.
Douglas County Housing Authority processes applications to section 8 housing vouchers. There are income-based apartments, low-cost housing and other resources. Emergency vouchers can help the elderly and disabled pay their rent, and there is also public housing. Location is 8474 Pounds Cir, Douglasville, Georgia 30134. Dial 770-942-3121.
Douglasville and County free Legal Aid Society helps the poor, seniors, and those facing housing discrimination. Get free legal aid to stop evictions, address unsafe housing or harassment from landlords and even help applying for government aid, including Section 8 HCV. Call (404) 524-5811.
Douglas County Continuum of Care Coalition is various charities and others who advocate for fair and equal housing. They also operate the Street to Home rehousing program which may have security or utility deposit help, short term housing placement, and other financial aid. (Dial 770) 595-6535.
Good Samaritan Center of Douglasville supports the county. There are resources, such as financial that can help pay bills or rent. Other resources include a free furniture bank which can help furnish a home or apartment, transitional housing, and ongoing case management to address the crisis. Read more on the assistance from Good Samaritan Center.
Homeless shelters, transitional housing and rehousing in Douglas County
Douglas County Homeless Shelter and Transitional Housing. This can be short term stay for the homeless and provide meals, clothes, and also mid-term transitional housing as well as job programs. The address is 1755 Sandy Ln #2574, Douglasville, GA 30134. Referrals can be given to deposit help or government grants when moving. Phone - 770-949-4911.
Single women only can use the emergency housing at JC Freedom House. It is in Douglasville, Georgia 30133. Dial the non-profit at 770-675-3817. It is a homeless shelter that helps women, including those faced with violence.