This year, starting school may present some challenges for many families. United Way and our Community Partners are here for you. Several of our Community Partners are offering extended hours to support educational needs of students during the school day.

For more information about hours and programs, connect with 2-1-1: 
Text Your Zip Code to 898-211 - Keyword: Extended Child Care 
Visit - Keyword: Extended Child Care
Dial 2-1-1 or 706.405.4775 - 8:00 am to 7:00 pm - Monday through Friday
Thank you to our Community Partners:

The Stuff the Bus campaign is coming to an end, but we still have a lot of backpacks to pack!

Join Us: Monday, August 3rd
  • 8AM - 10AM
  • 10AM - 12PM
  • 12PM - 2PM
  • 2PM - 4PM


Home for Good is hiring for the position:
CoC HMIS/CES Program Assistant

Friday, August 7, 2020 | 8:00 am
710 Front Avenue, Columbus

Georgia residents over the age of 60 years
Applications are needed

Beginning Aug 3rd, 2-1-1 will answer live calls and texts from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm Monday through Friday.
You can continue to connect with 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, at our website  or use our automated 2-1-1 On Demand service by texting your zip code to 898-211.
The Georgia Hospital Association (GHA) announced #MaskUpGA, a campaign to encourage all Georgians to make the choice to wear face coverings when in public settings and to social distance when possible to slow or stop the spread of COVID-19 in our state. Read more
A contact tracer from your state health department might call if you’ve been exposed to COVID-19. But scammers are pretending to be contact tracers, too. Here’s how you can spot the scam. Read more


The Office of Housing Counseling Bridge Newsletter. Read more
HMIS Resources

Client-level data integrated from multiple sources can be used to improve policies, programs, and practices aimed at ending homelessness and increasing care coordination. Read more


Tuesday, August 11, 2020 | 2:00pm EST

People become homeless for a myriad of reasons, and each person has a unique combination of experiences, culture, and vulnerabilities. This webinar series highlights commonalities among subpopulations experiencing homelessness who have SMI or CODs. Read more


COVID-19 Resource Digest for Homeless Providers

Recently published resources from HUD’s Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs (SNAPS) and its national, state, and local partners.


Thursday, August 13, 2020 | 2:00pm EST
We are regularly adding documents and news to the Home for Good website as a resource for the community.

When we update our website, we also post a link on our Facebook page . We appreciate your comments, likes, and shares.