Middle Georgia Community Action Agency offers a number of services to our community. You can learn more about these programs at any of our neighborhood or community service centers.
Middle Georgia Community Action Agency offers a number of emergency services, including assistance with food, clothing, shelter, prescriptions, and utilities.
We offer aid and guidance on a broad spectrum of issues, offering counsel on matters such as home management, budgeting, energy, conservation, mortgages, housing, and more.
Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP)
Since its inception in 1981, the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program has offered short-term help to families all over the United States. Middle Georgia Community Action Agency is proud to participate in this successful program and to be able to help families in our community get help with energy assistance when they need it most.
MGCAA assists qualifying households with a one time payment (up to $350) to their primary heating vendor.
Households in which every member is over the age of 65 or homebound are a priority, and may contact the designated site by telephone starting on the first business day in November of each year. Other income eligible households can make appointments beginning on the first business day of December if funds remain.
At a minimum, you will need the following items to verify eligibility for this type of assistance:
- Verification of age for every person living in the household (November only)
- Verification of income for every person living in the home
- Social Security cards for every person living in the household
- A recent heating bill with the service address and account number printed on it
Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program
The Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program provides financial assistance and other aid to prevent individuals and families from becoming homeless and also helps people experiencing homelessness to quickly find housing and achieve stability. Program funds are meant for individuals and families who would be homeless without assistance. These funds provide short or medium-term rental assistance, housing relocation, and stabilization services, including mediation, credit counseling, security or utility deposits, utility payments, moving cost assistance, and case management.
Who Is Eligible?
Individuals and Families who:
- are at risk of homelessness.
- are literally homeless.
- have household income 30% less than the area’s median income (applies to the Prevention program).
- have household income 50% less than the area’s median income (applies to the RRH program).
- are otherwise appropriate for outcomes dictated by the program.
What Assistance Is Available?
- Rent assistance (no mortgage payments)
- Utility assistance
- Rent and utility deposits
- Referrals to other agencies for assistance
Contact: ESG Case Manager at 478/923-6424
83 Green Street
Warner Robins, GA 31093