Home for Good is the Regional Grantee of ESG CARES Funds

COLUMBUS, GA – Home For Good, a program of United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley, announced Wednesday, September 16, during the Coronavirus Community Call they were named the regional recipient of the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Cares funds in the amount of $1,378,515.  The funding will cover the six-county regional implementation for: Chattahoochee, Harris, Marion, Muscogee, Stewart, Talbot, and Taylor counties.

The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) made available the opportunity to apply for implementation of ESG CARES funds for Non-Congregate Shelter, Homelessness Prevention, Rapid Rehousing and Street Outreach.

“The ESG CARES Funding is vital to the systemic transformation needed to combat homelessness in our region.” said Pat Frey, Executive Director of Home for Good.

The CARES Act provides for three allocations of homeless assistance funds to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus, among individuals and families who are homeless or receiving homeless assistance. The CARES Act also provides additional support for homeless assistance and homelessness prevention activities to mitigate the impacts created by the coronavirus.

Services will be carried out in conjunction with community service provider sub grantees.

Home For Good will be conducting an informational session next Wednesday, September 23rd from 8:30am to 9:30am via Webex and soliciting partnership applications from community organizations. Webex Meeting Link

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