Emergency assistance is available for up to ninety days. Emergency assistance is expected to be a one -time payment for a temporary or extenuating situation. Assistance can consist of emergency housing, food assistance, transportation (MARTA cards or City Transit bus tokens), medical, state identification, utility expenses and deposits.
Independent living Program provides emergency assistance to eligible former foster youth between the ages of 18-21.
The Independent Living program can provide Life Coach Support for emergency assistance candidates. This will be assessed on a case by case basis.
All applications will be assessed by the ILS to determine the need for assistance.
The following links should be added to the website so the youth can access additional resources:
- Social Security Admin Office Contact Info
- Food Pantry Resources
- Homeless Shelters Resources
- DMV Sites (If the youth needs to replace or obtain a GA ID)
- Health Resources
- Crisis Line