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Cobb COVID Assistance Center

March 17, 2021

HELP IS AVAILABLE!  Cobb's Board of Commissioners recently expanded the use of federal funding to assist renters and homeowners who were negatively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.   This new assistance can also help with utility bills.

Please visit this link for details on what is available in this new program and who is eligible for the help 

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Below is some general information about groups that are helping in this program AND with general assistance.  PLEASE VISIT www.cobbcounty.org/ERA for application information.

1.  STAR-C EVICTION / RENTAL ASSISTANCE

Cobb County has partnered with Star-C to help people impacted by COVID19 avoid evictions in affordable/workforce apartment communities
Visit www.star-c.org/eviction-relief for more information or call 404-698-3781.


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2.  COBB HOME SAVER / RENTAL ASSISTANCE

In an effort to aid renters adversely affected by COVID-19, qualified renters who currently reside in single-family homes, condos, attached homes, and apartments in Cobb County can now apply for up $4,800 to help pay their rent.

Please visit cobbhomesaver.org/renters/ for information.


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3.  MUST MINISTRIES

MUST Ministries will be accepting applications for rental and housing assistance.  

Visit www.mustministries.org/housing for more details.
 


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4.  CENTER FOR FAMILY RESOURCES

Marietta-based Center for Family Resources will help administer the rental assistance funds and provide help to those who qualify.
 

Visit https://thecfr.org/ to find out more on how to apply.
 


 

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5.  SWEETWATER MISSION


Sweetwater Mission is a partner in this process.  Visit their website at www.sweetwatermission.org.

 


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OTHER ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS:

MORTGAGE ASSISTANCE (available through June)

Cobb Commissioners approved more than $5 million in CARES assistance to help homeowners facing foreclosure due to COVID19 circumstances. 

Visit cobbhomesaver.org/homeowners/ for details on the program and how to apply for assistance.

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COBB COMMUNITY CONNECTION

A one-stop listing of resources for people needing assistance in the pandemic.  This searchable, mappable repository can direct you to a place where you can find help, volunteer, or give.

Click here to be directed to the Cobb Community Connection.

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PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS

Cobb County partners with many community organizations to help people who need assistance.

Organizations Contact No.
Catholic Charities Atlanta 404-920-7725
The Center for Family Resources 770-428-2601
Cobb Senior Services 770-528-5364
Communities in Schools 678-503-0901
Family Life Restoration 770-944-1066
Habitat for Humanity (DPA only) 770-432-7954
Kidz2Leaders 770-977-7751
Latin American Association 404-638-1800
liveSAFE Resources 770-427-2902
MUST Ministries 770-427-9862
Providence Community Baptist Church 770-427-3565
Salvation Army 770-724-1640
Ser Familia 678-363-3079
Traveler's Aid of Metro Atlanta 770-428-1883
YELLS 678-895-2854
Zion Baptist Church 770-427-8749
Zion Keepers 678-698-5087

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COBB COLLABORATIVE
The Cobb Collaborative also has a long list of organizations that can provide assistance during the pandemic.
Go to their website for the list with contact information