2-1-1 will help connect our community members with resources available in our area - especially now as many citizens are experiencing difficulty making ends meet. Anyone can dial
2-1-1 to speak to a live representative, text their zip code to 898-211, or
visit the 2-1-1 website to find help. Don't wait - connect today!
United Way and the Community Foundation are interested in learning about continued and current needs in our community. Grants will continue to be made to 501(c)(3) organizations in the Columbus, Georgia area.
"Survivors supporting each other through the process." The Center at 909 hosts a support group for adult female survivors. This group is led by a trained, licensed therapist from Family Counseling of Columbus.
In light of the ongoing efforts to address COVID-19, the U.S. Census Bureau announced they will conduct the count of people experiencing homelessness between September 22 and 24. The Census Bureau is developing protocols and gathering resources, including personal protective equipment (PPE), to ensure that this count is conducted as safely as possible. Read more
On June 17, 2020, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) published Mortgagee Letter (ML) 2020-19, “Extension of Foreclosure and Eviction Moratorium in connection with the Presidentially-Declared COVID-19 National Emergency.” This ML announces a second extension of the foreclosure and eviction moratorium through August 31, 2020. Read more
The National Alliance to End Homeless has developed a simple Coordinated Entry flowchart. It provides considerations that Continuums of Care should make to help ensure coordinated entry implementation is equitable. Read more
The National Alliance to End Homelessness brings the first-ever online event on ending homelessness. This event seeks to provide a virtual space for members of the homeless services community to gather, celebrate, and strengthen their work in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more