COVID-19 Community Resources
St. Vincent de Paul Georgia understands the uncertainty you may be experiencing at this time. As always, we’re committed to being responsive to your needs. If you or someone is in need of assistance, please call our helpline at 678-892-6163 to connect with your local SVdP Conference. Our Conferences remain open to assist remotely and as funds are available.
* Last Updated 2/04/2021
Pepsico (Pepsi and Frito-Lay)
/ Family Dollar
and Lowe’s – Spring time seasonal ramp-up.
Facilities as retirement and nursing centers (as aids and assistants)
Services – seasonal hiring
Local Unemployment related offices – no
handle demand in claims
Census – seasonal employment
Zoom Video and
Slack – customer support for remote meeting services
FINANCIAL & LEGAL SERVICES
HOUSING & UTILITIES
Mayor, city offering rent help for residents living in Atlanta Housing: The program is to help seniors, families, and other residents who live in AH-owned or subsidized units who have lost income as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes Housing Choice Voucher Program participants.
Canoochee EMC: For two weeks from March 16. Late fees also suspended.
Clayton County Water Authority: Until further notice.
Columbus Water Works: Through April 13.
City of Statesboro: Water and gas disconnections suspended for 30 days from March 16.
City of Sylvanis: Until April 13. Late fees for payment after March 15 will still be charged
Cobb EMC: For 30 days from March 16.
Coweta-Fayette EMC: Until further notice.
Dalton Utilities: For 30 days starting March 24.
GreyStone has extended the suspension of disconnections of service for residential members, which includes prepaid members, until April 15.
Habersham EMC: Until further notice. Late fees also suspended.
Jackson EMC: Through March 27.
Macon Water Authority: Until further notice.
Newnan Utilities: Until further notice, but residents encouraged to make payments.
Norcross Power: Until April 15.
North Georgia EMC: Until further notice.
Okefenoke Rural EMC: Through April 3. Late fees also suspended.
Planters Electric Membership Corporation: until April 15.
Tri-County EMC: Through at least March 31.
Scana Energy: Until at least April 13.
Southern Company: Until further notice.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: Foreclosures and evictions are on hold for single-family homeowners for 60 days.
Walton EMC: Until further notice.
Water Utility Management: Until March 31
Windstream: Until May 12
FAMILY & SOCIAL SERVICES
- Georgia Crisis & Access Line: 1-800-715-4225
- GA CARES Warm Line: 1-844-326-5400
- Peer2Peer Warm Line: 1-888-945-1414
- The Summit Wellness Group – in-depth guide to properly finding the right Georgia treatment center for your loved one.
- SAMHSA’s Treatment Locator – National database of approved addiction treatment centers.
- Detox Local – Georgia detox guide. Features medically reviewed articles on every aspect of the drug & alcohol withdrawal process, as well as a directory of licensed detox centers.