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EMERGENCY RESOURCES

 In this health crisis there are many people of all ages who need help - City of Smyrna staff put together this list of many organizations that provide assistance to those in need (if you know of an organization not listed that may be helpful to those in need please comment and we will add it).

 The organizations listed have their own criteria, policies, and procedures for services. This list is provided as a resource and is not a guarantee of services or outcomes:

 

Cobb County Community Services Board / https://www.cobbcsb.com/ Mental Health / Crisis Services / Intellectual & Development Disabilities / Substance Use / Residential Services / Child & Adolescent Services - If you are not in crisis, for general information about our agency, call 770-422-0202, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. For immediate help, visit ther 24/7 Crisis Help page. (Behavioral Health Crisis Center - 1758 County Services PKWY, Marietta Ga 30008).

 

Atlanta Legal Aid

Phone: 770-528-2565

The Center for Family Resources

995 Roswell St NE #308, Marietta, GA 30060

Phone: 770-428-2601

Website: www.thecfr.org

Assistance Provided: Food pantry; Rental assistance and Short Term Housing for families with minor children in the home.

 

Better Business Bureau (BBB) - focused on serving the business community and consumers throughout the pandemic. 

 

Clearpoint

Phone: 800-251-2227

Website: www.CredAbility.org

Assistance Provided: Credit counseling and education including foreclosure prevention.

 

Cobb County Community Services Board

Phone: 770-422-0202

Website: http://www.cobbcsb.com/

Assistance Provided: Access Center & Crisis Hotline; Public mental health & substance abuse treatment for individuals with or without insurance substance abuse services, covering 21 counties.

 

Family Life Restoration Center

6105 Mableton Pkwy, Mableton, GA 30126

Phone: 770-944-1066

Website: www.flrconline.org

Assistance Provided: Food Pantry. Bring picture id, social security card and current lease or mortgage statement.

 

Foodfinder

Website: www.foodfinder.us

Assistance Provided: Downloadable app to locate food pantry locations.

Georgia Crisis & Access Line

Phone: 800-715-4225

Assistance Provided: 24/7 Helpline accessing mental health services in Georgia.

 

Georgia Department of Community Affairs

Phone: 404-679-4940

Website: https://www.dca.ga.gov/safe-affordable-housing Assistance Provided: Mortgage and affordable housing assistance.

 

Georgia Housing Search DCA

Phone: 877-428-8844

Website: www.GeorgiaHousingSearch.org

Assistance Provided: Affordable rental housing tool and resources.

 

Georgia Senior Legal Hotline

Phone: 404-657-9915

Operating Hours: Monday-Thursday from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Assistance Provided: A service intended to increase access to legal advice and assistance for older Georgians, particularly those who are socially or economically needy.

 

HOPE Atlanta

Phone: 404-817-7070

Website: www.hopeatlanta.org

Assistance Provided: Rental Assistance, Eviction Prevention, Transportation

 

HOPE for Homeowners HUD

Phone: 800-225-5342

Must Ministries Smyrna

460 Pat Mell Road, Smyrna, GA 30080 Phone: 770-436-9514

Website: www.mustministries.org/smyrna Assistance Provided: Food Pantry

 

NAMI Cobb

NAMI Cobb: (404) 695-5333

NAMI Georgia Crisis Line: (770) 408-0635 Assistance Provided: Mental health support NW Metro Atlanta Habitat for Humanity

Phone: 770-432-7954

 

Salvation Army

Phone: 770-724-1640 Main Number

Phone: 770-724-1649 Rent or utility assistance. Assistance Provided: Rent, utilities, and food.

 

Storehouse Ministries

Phone: 770-428-8410

Assistance Provided: Food and utilities

              

St. Vincent de Paul Society

St. Thomas the Apostle

4300 King Springs Rd SE, Smyrna, GA 30082 Phone: 770-268-0996

Website: www.svdpgeorgia.org

Assistance Provided: Rental Assistance

 

Sweetwater Mission

6130 Hotel Street, Austell, GA 30106

Phone: 770-819-0662

Website: www.sweetwatermission.org

Assistance Provided: Food, clothing and hygiene items.

 

United Way

Housing & Utilities Assistance

Phone: 211 or 404-614-1000

During High Call Volume Assistance Can Be Reached at http://211online.unitedwayatlanta.org/

Website: www.unitedwayatlanta.org

Assistance Provided: United Way helps low-income families with all sorts of help ranging from putting food on the table, to providing clothes to people in need to housing and utility assistance

 

Verizon helps eliminate worry for customers during time of great need. 

https://www.verizon.com/about/news/verizon-helps-eliminate-worry  

 Reinforces pledge to Keep Americans Connected and goes further to protect most vulnerable


●    Will waive overage charges and late fees to support customers who may be financially affected by the COVID-19 crisis

●    Announces two months waived internet and voice service charges for current Lifeline customers and new affordable internet option for low-income households

●    Adds 15GB of high speed data for wireless consumer and small business customers to be automatically applied with no customer action necessary

●      Verizon provides first responders with priority and preemption abilities for voice and data

●    Consumer and small business Fios and DSL broadband internet plans have no data caps