Cobb Senior Services provides emergency financial assistance - rental assistance, utility assistance, emergency shelter, as well as prescription assistance and consumable products to Cobb seniors 55+ whose incomes are at or below 125% of the poverty level and that can show proof of citizenship. Required: income documentation for all household members as applicable, to include Earned Income, Interest/Dividend Income, Pension/ Retirement, Unemployment, Disability, TANF etc. prior to providing services. Cobb Senior Services analyzes hourly, weekly or monthly income information as appropriate to calculate the annual income and compare it against the Grant's Income Guidelines. Currently, intakes is being held over the phone and we accept the documentation in e-mail and/or fax format since our buildings are closed to the public. Interested applicants can call Cobb Senior Services Information & Referral line at 770-528-5364 to complete pre-screening to determine eligibility. • Assistance requested must meet a temporary need and must provide documentation or bills regarding the extenuating circumstances. • All applicants must meet income guidelines under the HHS Federal Poverty Level Guidelines • Cobb Senior Services will only accept application for financial assistance from individual households. Organizations will NOT be considered for funding. • Vendors are paid directly by Cobb Senior Services. Checks are not sent to individuals.
Service Area: Cobb County
Categories Senior Services Financial Assistance
- Population Served: Aging/Elderly/Senior Citizens
No locations for this program
Cobb Senior Services’ mission is to improve the quality of life for the 55+ community and their families through innovative programs, resources & community partnerships. Our primary goal is to assist our clients and their families in their efforts to remain independent through affordable transportation, nutrition, recreation, education, socialization, exercise and in-home services. Additionally, we provide outreach to veterans, volunteer opportunities and connection to various resources and services in the area.