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September 10, 2020, Public Notice Update
Fulton County Government
Substantial Amendment: Emergency Solutions Grant COVID-19 Response


The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires Fulton County to publish for citizen review and comment, amendments to its Annual Action Plans. The County received a total of $2,529,828.00 in ESG CV funds in two allocations from HUD.

THE FULTON COUNTY PROPOSED DRAFT COMPREHENSIVE PLAN ANNUAL ACTION PLAN AMENDMENT

 ESG 2019  Add to 2019 Action Plan 
 Emergency Solutions Grant 2019, $162,596.00
Activities: Administration, $12,197.70;
Emergency Shelter, $90,238.98; Homeless Prevention, $30,079.66;
and Rapid Rehousing, $30,079.66
 Emergency Solutions Grant Cares Act COVID 19-1, (ESG CV-1)
$574,624.00 Proposed Activities: Administration,
$57,462.00; Emergency Shelter, $154,716.00;
Homeless Prevention, $188,864.00; Outreach, $86,790.00;
and Rapid Rehousing, $86,792.00.
   • Emergency Solutions Grant Cares Act COVID 19-2, (ESG CV-2) $1,955,204.00.
Eligible funding activities: Administration,
Emergency Shelter, Homeless Prevention, Outreach,
and Rapid Rehousing,

• ESG CV-2 Grant Application will be released later in 2020.

Per the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), Public Law 116-136 and Public Law 116-94, respectively the proposed plan changes will be available for public review on Fulton County’s webpage. The public can review the substantial amendment at www.fultoncountyga.gov.

Written comments may be submitted to the Department of Community Development, ATTN: Homeless Division at HomelessInfo@fultoncountyga.gov and 137 Peachtree Street, 3rd Floor, Atlanta, GA 30303.

Citizens in need of reasonable accommodations due to a disability or limited English-speaking ability, including communications in an alternative format should contact the Disability Services Liaison in the Community Development Department at (404) 613-3647 (For TDD or TTY: Georgia Relay Access, citizens should dial 711).

Fulton County Department of Community Development Homeless Division Emergency Solutions Grant 19 Application
Fulton County Department of Community Development Homeless Division Emergency Solutions Grant 20 Application
Fulton County Department of Community Development Homeless Division Emergency Solutions Grant COVID-19 (2) Application


Fulton County Issues Notice of ESG and CDBG Substantial Amendment to the FY 2019 Annual Action Plan For Cares Act Funds 

An Update from the Department of Community Development’s Homeless Division 

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.

 


 

  

Reducing Homelessness in Fulton County, GA

 

The Fulton County Department of Community Development partners with more than 40 organizations to provide services for homeless individuals and families.

Homelessness is a complex issue that affects communities across the nation. Fulton County is committed to solutions to support people experiencing homelessness and provide long-term solutions through a three-pronged approach:

 

  1. Collaboration—with all of the local agencies and non-profits serving homeless populations we will know what we are all doing, avoid duplication and work as one system vs. silos.
  2. Leading with service. Ultimately the way to reduce homelessness will be to help people get well and find housing, followed by jobs and services needed to keep them in their housing.
    Our goal is to reduce the number of people experiencing homelessness and to provide an effective and efficient system to get them help/housed.
  3. Maximizing Existing Services. Seeking new ideas for creating a more efficient system of helping people, with Police and Courts playing important leadership roles.