The truth is housing-first works. The truth is a strong Continuum of Care works. The truth is, having a by-name list works. Our community is fortunate; these initiatives were implemented and continue to prove they work – especially for those with lived experiences.

But if the Coronavirus has taught us anything, it's that we need to do better, and we MUST choose equity as the foundation. Read more

Every year, United Way has its Stuff The Bus initiative and partners with local companies and the community at large to donate, collect, sort, and distribute school supplies to hundreds of children in need at local Title I schools.

July 20 - August 5
Mondays & Wednesdays | 11:30 - 12:30

United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley, Feeding the Valley, and a group of community partners have teamed up again to deliver student meals. Meals provided will cover the full week. This grab-and-go service is available to all children ages 0-18. Children must be present to receive a meal.
Free COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 spreads mainly among people who are in close contact (within about 6 feet) for a prolonged period. Recent studies indicate that people who are infected but do not have symptoms likely also play a role in the spread of COVID-19. Since people can spread the virus before they know they are sick, it is important to stay at least 6 feet away from others when possible, even if you—or they—do not have any symptoms. Read more

The video provides information to assist in meeting the needs of citizens of Columbus who have been both directly and indirectly affected by COVID-19.

The city of Columbus CARES Act allocation = $981,189.

Applications: July 13, 2020 - July 24, 2020

Local Resources

  • Now is the time to get connected - Call, Text, or visit the webpage today! Dial 2-1-1, Text your Zip Code to 898-211 or visit

As our area moves to gradually reopen, agencies and organizations may have changes to their services and schedules. Please help us keep this document updated and c heck back often as this is a live document .


Trauma-Informed Care + Affordable Housing = Housing Stability. Read more

HMIS Resources

Reports detail the size of each grant received over the past several years, as well as the total amount of funds currently available to be spent on affordable housing and community and economic development activities. Read more


The Responding to COVID-19 webinar series presents resources for small units of general local government (UGLGs) related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, the webinars provide digestible information on how small UGLGs may access public funding, data, and other resources made available due to the pandemic.



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