Community Development

Fulton County

Community Development

Community Development

Due to Fulton County facility closures related to the COVID-19 health emergency, Fulton County Department of Community Development’s Homeless Division and Fulton County’s Homeless Assessment Centers have modified their operating hours and the service delivery models. 


The Fulton County Homeless Division staff is working remotely until further notice. Citizens can contact Fulton County Continuum of Care Homeless Assessment Centers.

North Fulton Homeless Assessment Center (North Fulton Community Charities, 11270, Elkins Rd., Roswell, GA 30076).
Service Update

  • Staff is working remotely and citizens who require services should call 770-640-0399.
  • The food pantry services have been moved to a drive-thru option.
  • Food pantry orders have been placed online.
  • Existing NFCC Clients should complete the Food Pantry Order Form.
  • New families to NFCC should use the Get Help Form for all services including food.
  • Emergency financial assistance for housing or utilities has been moved online ONLY.
  • Clients should also complete an Appointment Request Form for any emergency financial assistance.


South Fulton Assessment Center (137 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30303)

Service Update

  • Staff is working remotely. Citizens who require services should call the South Fulton Assessment Center’s Coordinated Intake line at 404-612-0720 or 404-612-0137  for an initial telephone assessment or complete the online assessment form. In-person meetings will be scheduled on an as-needed basis. 

Hope Atlanta (Coordinated Intake Homeless Outreach Activities)
Hope Atlanta is currently open and providing homeless outreach in North and South Fulton. Citizens who require services should contact Hope Atlanta at 404-817-7070 or email info@hopeatlanta.org.     
The Fulton County Homeless Team is committed to helping our most vulnerable citizens with assistance continuing throughout this crisis. 

If you need immediate assistance and are not able to reach a representative, please call the United Way at 211.

The Fulton County Homeless Division Assessment Centers service Fulton County citizens who reside in Fulton County outside of the City of Atlanta. 

If you are located in the City of Atlanta, please click here to access Coordinated Entry Assessment locations in Atlanta.

Or, contact the United Way at 2-1-1 for assistance throughout metropolitan Atlanta.

The Fulton County Department of Community Development strengthens people, families, and communities through partnerships with various community organizations and outreach programs. Our partners include organizations that are non-profit, private sector, government, volunteer, and citizen advocates.


NOTICE:

On or about April 16, 2021, the Fulton County Government, will submit a request to the U.S. Department of Housing and Community Development (HUD) for the release of Community Development Block Program (CDBG) funds which provides annual grants on a formula basis to states, cities, and counties to develop viable urban communities by providing decent housing and a suitable living environment, and by expanding economic opportunities, principally for low- and moderate-income persons. The program authorizes funds under Title 1 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, Public Law 93-383, as amended 42 U.S.C.-530.1 et seq. to undertake the following CDBG projects as outlined below located in Fulton County in the City of Hapeville, Georgia. Any individual, group, or agency may submit written comments to Kim Benjamin, Community Development Manager, via email to kim.benjamin@fultoncountyga.gov by April 14, 2021. 

View document.


Fulton County Seeks Citizen Comments on the following

Draft Action Plan for FY 2021 & Substantial Amendment to Action Plan for FY 2020 
Feedback is needed on the Draft Annual Action Plan for Fiscal Year 2021 and a substantial amendment to the Action Plan for Fiscal Year 2020 for the following three federal programs: Community Development Block Grant Program, HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) and the Emergency Solutions Grant

For FY 2021, Fulton County will receive a total of $5,602,860 from HUD under three formula programs - CDBG, HOME, and ESG. These funds will be used for a variety of eligible activities and services that will benefit Fulton County citizens, with the exception of those citizens residing within the city limits of Atlanta, Roswell, South Fulton and Sandy Springs.

The public is invited to comment on the Draft Annual Action Plan for FY2021 for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) programs and on the proposed use of CDBG funds for FY 2020 during a virtual hearing. 
The virtual hearing will be held on April 1, 2021 at 6 PM via Zoom.

To participate, use the link below to join the ZOOM meeting
https://zoom.us/j/94319199585?pwd=NGRtcUNYTnptTy9tVm1pZTVPbFR0dz09

Or Call In
+1 301 715 8592
Meeting ID: 943 1919 9585
Passcode: W907130!

The County encourages all interested parties to participate in the hearing, to review the draft document and to submit written comments no later than 5:00 PM(EST) April 13, 2021.   All written comments should be emailed to communityfeedback@fultoncountyga.gov.   The final version, with citizen comments, will be submitted to HUD by April 30, 2021.

The draft 2021 Annual Action Plan is available for review here 

Here is the 2020 Amended Annual Action Plan

This report may be made available in alternative formats for persons with disabilities or limited English speaking abilities by contacting (404) 612-7390. For TDD/TTY or Georgia Relay Service Access, dial 711.
La información será proporcionada en español por petición. 

Comprehensive Annual Performance and Evaluation REPORT (CAPER) for Program Year 2020 

Notice is hereby given that the CAPER for FY 2020 for Fulton County will be display for the period April 14 to April 29, 2021. The Comprehensive Annual Performance and Evaluation REPORT (CAPER) provides a review of the use of funds for the three federal programs from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD): Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Program.

This report contains information including: 1) Summary of the resources and accomplishments, 2) status of actions taken during the year to implement the goals outlined in the Consolidated Plan, and 3) evaluation of the progress made during the year in addressing identified priority needs and objectives.

The 2020 Comprehensive Annual Performance Report (CAPER) is available here

This report may be made available in alternative formats for persons with disabilities or limited English speaking abilities by contacting (404) 612-7390. For TDD/TTY or Georgia Relay Service Access, dial 711. 
Comments will be accepted through April 30, 2021 by email to: communityfeedback@fultoncountyga.gov and will be considered before submitting the report to HUD.  
 
La informacion sera proporcionada en espanol por peticion.