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November Homeless Network meeting notes

Posted by on Dec 7, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Thursday, November 16, 2017 NETWORK Meeting Notes:


ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  • Street Beats are available today and are pink through the end of January.
  • Hardaway High School is holding a Career Expo November 29 from 8:30am-11:30am.  They are looking for an electrician, welder and bricklayer if you know someone Angela Fountain can invite please email her Fontain.Angela.C@muscogee.k12.ga.us
  • Operation Hope: Free credit and money management workshops the last Thursday of the each month. Call 404-405-1570 for more information. OperationHOPE.org
  • REACH adult education program  (GED vouchers available for successful graduates) Classes Tuesday and Thursday 9am –12pm and 1:30-4:30pm at Open Door Community House 706-323-5518
  • Sexual Assault Survivors Group for adult female survivors. Please call 706-221-1033 for days and times.
  • St. Luke’s First Saturday event will be December 2 at 8:00am (free food and clothing)
  • Depression Workshop led by Family Counseling of Columbus on Friday, December 8 at  11am at the Homeless Resource Network
  • David Pollard Foundation first Annual Homeless Backpack Drive Saturday December 9 at 11am. For more information contact Terry Render 706-604-6873 terryrender@yahoo.com

PROGRAM: Two this month!

Columbus Area Habitat for Humanity and Georgia Department of Community Affairs Consolidated Plan  

 

Program 1

Columbus Area Habitat for Humanity         

3520 River Road Columbus GA 31904

Office 706-653-6003

Store  706-327-1142

Www.Columbusareahabitat.com

 

Mark McCollum presented the work of Columbus Area Habitat for Humanity.

 

Benefits of purchasing a Columbus Area Habitat for Humanity Home:

·         0% Interest mortgage

·         Low monthly payments – Most new homeowners pay less than $450 a month

·         Low Deposit – a $1,600 good-faith deposit is required

·         Attractive, well-constructed home

·         New Whirlpool Appliances – House includes new stove, refrigerator, and dishwasher

·         Energy-efficient home with lower utility bills – each house is built to ensure conservation of energy, saving homeowners on monthly utility bills

 

To purchase a Habitat home you must:

·         Be a citizen or permanent legal resident of the U.S. who has lived in Muscogee county for a year

·         Prove steady income for the past two years (must fall within established guidelines)

·         Show consistent payment histories on debts (loans, medical bills, etc.)

·         Show consistent payment of monthly obligations (phone, rent, utilities, etc.)

·         Have no bankruptcies in the last four years

 

Continuing Hope! is a NEW Home Repair program.  The Columbus Area Habitat for Humanity will be accepting applications for homeowner occupied home repairs.  The program has similar qualifications as the Habitat program please call for more information and an application (706-653-6003). This program can address critical repairs such as new roofing, HVAC, electrical and plumbing as well as new doors or windows.  For the senior homeowner the program can make modifications to make the home safe for continued stay.   There is also a program component called a “Brush with Kindness” that will include anything outside; new landscaping, painting, ramps etc.  The Homeowner must have homeowners insurance to participate. The loan interest rate is 0% for the program.  

 

Please call Cynthia at 706-563-6003 to obtain an application.

 

Program 2

Georgia Department of Community Affairs Consolidated Plan  

www.dca.ga.gov

Dean Nelson  

Housing Outreach Coordinator

Dean.Nelson@dca.ga.gov

 

Dean Nelson explained the Consolidated Plan to the group and had the group provide feedback on community needs and priorities. It was an interactive session with discussion. 

 

This is a cut and paste from the DCA website regarding the consolidated plan.

 

The State of Georgia Consolidated Plan describes how state, local, private, and federal resources will be used to increase the supply of affordable housing and economic opportunities for low and moderate income Georgians. The plan focuses on the use of funds from HUD's five consolidated formula programs – Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership (HOME), Emergency Solutions Grant Program (ESGP), Housing Opportunity for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA), and American Dream Downpayment Initiative (ADDI) – to meet these needs. The Consolidated Plan also updates the state's assessment of the housing needs of low and moderate income Georgians and provides a five-year strategic plan outlining priorities, objectives, and the investment of resources to meet these goals. An action plan is also included, which identifies priorities and objectives during the fiscal year. The Consolidated Plan enables the state of Georgia to examine the housing and community development needs of the state. Based upon this examination, the state is able to develop programs that effectively utilize the scarce resources available to address these concerns and to improve the quality of life for its low and moderate-income residents. This document also serves as the state's application to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the receipt of federal Consolidated Funds.

The State of Georgia Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) is a three-part document that has been prepared to assist the citizens of Georgia and HUD to monitor the State's progress in implementing its Consolidated Plan. Part I includes a summary of resources and programmatic accomplishments achieved in relation to the priorities and objectives stated in the State's Annual Action Plan for Consolidated Funds. Part II is a summary of other actions taken to implement its overall Consolidated Plan strategy as identified in the Annual Action Plan. Part III is an assessment of the State's efforts to meet its one-year priorities and objectives stated in the Annual Action Plan.

 

This link will take you directly to the consolidated plan page on DCA’s website. 

http://www.dca.state.ga.us/communities/communityinitiatives/programs/ConsolidatedPlan.asp

 NEXT MEETING:

4:00 pm Thursday, December 21, 2017

United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley 211 


Elizabeth Dillard
Homeless Resource Network
2221 Second Avenue
PO BOX 811
Columbus GA 31902
706-571-3399
Fax- 706.571-0707

Fwd: Inclement Weather

Posted by on Dec 6, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Valley Rescue Mission is planning for the inclement weather – providing more beds and allowing people to stay in.  See message below.  Please spread the word so no one is outdoors and COLD!
Peace Liz

Elizabeth Dillard
Homeless Resource Network
2221 Second Avenue
PO BOX 811
Columbus GA 31902
706-571-3399
Fax- 706.571-0707

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From: Harbuck, Don <dharbuck@valleyrescue.com>
Date: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 at 8:55 AM
Subject: Fwd: Inclement Weather
To: Liz Dillard <liz@homelessresourcenetwork.org>
Cc: Rhonda Mobley <rmobley@valleyrescue.com>, Christopher Coleman <ccoleman@valleyrescue.com>, Ernie Perritt <eperritt@valleyrescue.com>, Gregory Hegwood <ghegwood@valleyrescue.com>, Judge Hobby <jhobby@valleyrescue.com>, Pat Malloy <crossroadsadmin@valleyrescue.com>, Wilmer Huguley <whuguley@valleyrescue.com>

Hello Liz,
Please see our inclement weather notice for this week.  Please let us know if we can help you in anyway and if you have any questions concerning our inclement weather policy.
Thank you and have a blessed day.
Best Regards,
Don Harbuck

Men's Director
Valley Rescue Mission

We have come to know and have believed the love which God has for us.  God is love, and the one who abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him.
1 John 4:16 


This e-mail and any files transmitted with it contain information that is confidential and privileged. This information is intended only for the use of the individual(s) and entity(ies) to whom it is addressed. If you are not the intended recipient, any disclosure, copying, printing, or use of this information is strictly prohibited and possibly a violation of federal and/or state laws and regulations. If you have received this information in error, please contact the sender immediately and destroy all copies of this communication.

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From: Harbuck, Don <dharbuck@valleyrescue.com>
Date: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 at 8:52 AM
Subject: Inclement Weather
To: Christopher Coleman <ccoleman@valleyrescue.com>, Ernie Perritt <eperritt@valleyrescue.com>, Gregory Hegwood <ghegwood@valleyrescue.com>, Judge Hobby <jhobby@valleyrescue.com>, Pat Malloy <crossroadsadmin@valleyrescue.com>, Wilmer Huguley <whuguley@valleyrescue.com>
Cc: Rhonda Mobley <rmobley@valleyrescue.com>, Barbara Wiley <bwiley@valleyrescue.com>, "Oxford, Mitzi" <moxford@valleyrescue.com>, Devin Taylor <dtaylor@valleyrescue.com>, "Peek, Jr., Freddie" <bpeek@valleyrescue.com>, Jodie Jones <jjones@valleyrescue.com>, Robert Morgan <robmorgan@valleyrescue.com>, Bill Abercrombie <retailmanager@valleyrescue.com>, Bryant Roberts <broberts@valleyrescue.com>, Melissa Foster <mfoster@valleyrescue.com>, Deana Terwilliger <dterwilliger@valleyrescue.com>

Men's Ministry Staff,
We will allow the transients to stay in the shelter Friday thru Sunday due to the inclement weather. We will reevaluate the situation on Sunday.  Also, please prepare to add additional beds and cots.  Please note that our capacity is 70 beds for the transient side in emergencies.  If you get any calls concerning the shelter please direct them to me or Rhonda.  Please let Security know to direct all shelter calls to me or Rhonda.  Do not speak to the media or give any interviews.  Direct all media calls and inquiries to Mitzi or Rhonda.  Please let Security know this as well.  
Please prepare for any additional people concerning food and bedding.  
Thank you for all that you do and let's make sure we take care of everyone to the best of our ability.  I appreciate your dedication and passion for those we serve.  
Please call me if you have any questions.
God bless,
Don Harbuck
Men's Director
Valley Rescue Mission

We have come to know and have believed the love which God has for us.  God is love, and the one who abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him.
1 John 4:16 


This e-mail and any files transmitted with it contain information that is confidential and privileged. This information is intended only for the use of the individual(s) and entity(ies) to whom it is addressed. If you are not the intended recipient, any disclosure, copying, printing, or use of this information is strictly prohibited and possibly a violation of federal and/or state laws and regulations. If you have received this information in error, please contact the sender immediately and destroy all copies of this communication.

Fwd: Street Store

Posted by on Nov 28, 2017 in News | 0 comments

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From: Sara Shirazu <sara.shirazu@yahoo.com>

Subject: Street Store
To: liz@homelessresourcenetwork.org

Hello,
Please get the word out to various Shelters about this event
Thanks, Sara Shirazi

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Forwarded by:​
Elizabeth Dillard
Homeless Resource Network
2221 Second Avenue
PO BOX 811 
Columbus GA 31902
706-571-3399
Fax- 706.571-0707

LOCATION CHANGE November Homeless Network Meeting

Posted by on Nov 13, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Sorry for any confusion Midtown cannot host for November but we will be there in the future. 
Instead please meet us at Columbus Area Habitat for Humanity!

You will have an opportunity to learn about the great works of Columbus Area Habitat for Humanity AND still participate in the State of Georgia's Consolidated Planning Process. 

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 4:00pm

 

Hosted By: Columbus Area Habitat for Humanity        

  

Location  3520 River Road Columbus GA 31904 

Habitat for Humanity <click for Google map

Peace Liz 
Elizabeth Dillard
Homeless Resource Network
2221 Second Avenue
PO BOX 811
Columbus GA 31902
706-571-3399
Fax- 706.571-0707

November Homeless Network Meeting

Posted by on Nov 9, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Thursday, November 16 will be the monthly Homeless Network Meeting.

 

As always if you cannot attend and have an announcement just let us know and we will make it in your absence. 


Please bring your announcements about your holiday plans and special events. 

   

We will learn about all the services at Midtown Recovery and participate in the State of Georgia's Consolidated Planning process.


Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 4:00pm

 

Hosted By: Midtown Recovery       

  

Location  4411 Rosemont Dr Columbus GA 31904

Midtown Recovery<click for Google map

Peace Liz 


Elizabeth Dillard
Homeless Resource Network
2221 Second Avenue
PO BOX 811
Columbus GA 31902
706-571-3399
Fax- 706.571-0707

Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment

Posted by on Nov 6, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Open Enrollment Affordable Care Act started 
Cut and paste from healthcare.gov website

You can enroll in or change 2018 Marketplace health insurance right now. The 2018 Open Enrollment Period runs from November 1, 2017 to December 15, 2017.
IMPORTANT: 2018 Open Enrollment is shorter than in previous years
This is a shorter enrollment period than previous years, so it’s important to act quickly. If you don’t act by December 15, you can’t get 2018 coverage unless you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period. Plans sold during Open Enrollment start January 1, 2018.

  • November 1, 2017: Open Enrollment started — first day to enroll, re-enroll, or change a 2018 insurance plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace
  • December 15, 2017: Last day to enroll in or change plans for 2018 coverage. After this date, you can enroll or change plans only if you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period.
  • January 1, 2018: 2018 coverage starts, if premium paid

Get started

  • Have 2017 Marketplace insurance? Log in now to update your application and compare plans for 2018.
  • Want to see plans first? Preview 2018 plans with price estimates based on your income, before logging in.

Still need 2017 coverage?
Open Enrollment for 2017 health coverage ended January 31, 2017. You can still get 2017 health insurance 2 ways:

  • If you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period due to a life event like losing other coverage, getting married, or having a baby.

Elizabeth Dillard
Homeless Resource Network
2221 Second Avenue
PO BOX 811
Columbus GA 31902
706-571-3399
Fax- 706.571-0707

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Fwd: Register now for the 2017 Housing Works! Conference

Posted by on Oct 27, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Want a great conference and the beach? … then this is it.
Elizabeth Dillard
Homeless Resource Network
2221 Second Avenue
PO BOX 811
Columbus GA 31902
706-571-3399
Fax- 706.571-0707

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From: Housing Works! 2017 Conference <jenny@collaborative-solutions.net>
Date: Fri, Oct 27, 2017 at 9:08 AM
Subject: Register now for the 2017 Housing Works! Conference
To: LIZ@homelessresourcenetwork.org

We are thrilled to announce our 2017 Keynote Speakers  
Brett Esders, Nan Roman and Diane Yentel.

The 2017 Housing Works! Conference will be held Nov. 15-17, 2017 at the

Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach, AL. More information about the conference is available on the conference website at:
https://collaborative-solutions.net/housing-works-conference.

 

Instructions for using the New Registration Process 

1. For each person registering, you will need to create an account with Collaborate. There are two available account options: standard or student.
(
PASWHA member account is not available for HW!)

A unique email address is required for each person. Standard conference registration rate is $235.00. Student registration rate is $160.00. 
2. After you are logged into a Collaborate account, go to the Housing Works! registration page. You will need to put the conference component into your cart.  
3. If you need a discount for a group rate, one-day rate or speaker rate, please contact Jenny for the promo code. Group rate and one day attendance rate are both $185.00.
4. Payment is available by credit card or by check. Checks should be made payable to Collaborative Solutions, Inc. 

**Note: For multiple people registering together, you may pay together with one check. Please include a list of names of all people whose registration is covered with the check. 

5. You should receive a confirmation email for creating an account and a separate email for registering for the conference.   

Checks should be made payable to Collaborative Solutions, Inc.
 
Address to mail payment:
Collaborative Solutions, Inc.
Attn: Jenny Camp/2017 Housing Works!
P.O. Box 130159
Birmingham, AL 35213-0159

 

 
Hotel information

If you would like to make a hotel reservation at the Perdido Beach Resort, call (800) 634-8001 or visit perdidobeachresort.comYou may identify yourself as a participant of 2017 Housing Works! Conference, Booking ID #14218. The room block is full, but the hotel should still have rooms available.

 

Sponsors and Exhibit Tables 

We are excited to announce that our list of sponsors for this year's conference is growing! Regions Bank, BB&T, BBVA Compass, Enterprise Community Partners, BancorpSouth, Mediware Information Systems, the Alabama Housing Finance Authority, TBG Residential, Guilford Partners, the Alabama Association of Realtors®, First US Bank, Trustmark National Bank and Neighborhood Concepts have all generously given to the Housing Works! Conference. Their support allows the conference to create crucial programming that addresses the ongoing issues of poverty and the lack of safe, decent, and affordable housing in our region. Thank you to all of our sponsors for your contributions to ending housing instability and homelessness!

Topics that will be offered at the conference include: 

Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH)
Affordable Mortgage Lending Resources
AHFA's Multifamily Rental and Single Family Home-ownership Programs
Asset Based Community Development: How partnerships with community can create home
By Name List and Coordinated Intake
Changes to HMIS Standards
Coordinated Entry in Rural Settings
Compassion Fatigue and Self-Care Techniques
Expanding Healthcare Access for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness
From Allocation to Form 8609
Housing as Healthcare
Housing for Persons Reentering the Community from the Prison System
Integrating Health and Sustainability with Affordable Housing
Kids Home Initiative by Siemer Institute
Low Income Housing Tax Credit Basics
Mixed-Income Housing
Partnering with Public Housing Authorities
PATH from SAMHA
Permanent Supportive Housing for Youth
Providing LGBTQ+ Affirming Spaces and Services
Social Enterprises
Spreading Prosperity and Improving Opportunity
Strategies and Challenges for Domestic Violence Survivors experiencing Homelessness
System Performance Measures
Tribal Culture and Rural Housing in Indian Country
Youth Homelessness
and many more……

Questions?

Please contact Jenny Camp at (205) 939-0411 ext. 208 or jenny@collaborative-solutions.net.

We look forward to seeing you November 15-17, 2017
at the Perdido Beach Resort!

   

The 2017 Housing Works! Conference is made possible by:
Collaborative Solutions, Inc., P.O. Box 130159, Birmingham, AL 35213-0159
Sent by jenny@collaborative-solutions.net in collaboration with
Constant Contact

Fwd: PCHA Fall Fair

Posted by on Oct 26, 2017 in News | 0 comments

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From: Haley Ramey <hramey@pchousing.org>
Date: Wed, Oct 25, 2017 at 3:23 PM
Subject: PCHA Fall Fair
To: Liz Dillard <liz@homelessresourcenetwork.org>

Hey!

 

Could you forward along please?

 

PCHA is having a Fall Fair next Thursday at our Riverview Apartments beside our community center- 200 16th St, Phenix City, AL 36867. We have had fall fairs in the past and they are usually a great time!

 

Vendors are welcome and we are hoping for a good turnout! Vendors please RSVP by 10/31. We will be short on tables/chairs so bring your own or we’ll provide for $10. J  Everyone come and join the fun!

 

Haley Ramey, MSW

Resident Services

200 16th St, PO Box 338, Phenix City, AL 36867

334-664-9991 ext. 207

Cell: 334-614-5910

www.pchousing.org

 

www.facebook.com/pchousing.org

 

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Elizabeth Dillard
Homeless Resource Network
2221 Second Avenue
PO BOX 811 
Columbus GA 31902
706-571-3399
Fax- 706.571-0707

October Homeless Network Meeting

Posted by on Oct 25, 2017 in News | 0 comments

I just realized I forgot to say yes please.  
I think it would be great if you would tell us about the plan and get input at the November meeting. So please plan on it. 
Thanks Liz 

Elizabeth Dillard
Homeless Resource Network
2221 Second Avenue
PO BOX 811
Columbus GA 31902
706-571-3399
Fax- 706.571-0707

On Mon, Oct 23, 2017 at 9:55 AM, Liz Dillard <liz@homelessresourcenetwork.org> wrote:

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From: Dean Nelson <Dean.Nelson@dca.ga.gov>
Date: Sat, Oct 21, 2017 at 11:30 AM
Subject: RE: October Homeless Network Meeting
To: Liz Dillard <liz@homelessresourcenetwork.org>

Hi Liz,

 

In the meeting notes please let our friends know about the two programs I talked about. Also, I will be glad to provide a short presentation on the Consolidated Plan and solicit input at the November meeting. Just let me know.

 

Consolidated Plan

DCA is required to submit a consolidated plan to HUD every five years that shows the state’s housing and community development needs and how DCA plans to utilize our HUD Community Planning and Development formula block grants (Community Development Block Grant, HOME, National Housing Trust Fund, Emergency Solutions Grant, and Housing Opportunities for Persons with HIV/AIDS) to address affordable housing, special needs housing, homelessness, and community development.

We are circulating two surveys – one for the general public and one for organizational partners and service partners. Please share them with your partners! Community Partners Survey and Resident Survey

 

Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP)

The Draft 2018 QAP is posted on DCA's website. The QAP determines how DCA allocates housing tax credit to assist in building affordable mixed income rental housing.

 

Thanks,

Dean

 

Dean Nelson
Housing Outreach Coordinator
Georgia Department of Community Affairs

Mobile 404-852-2160
Dean.Nelson@dca.ga.gov

 

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Forwarded By:

Elizabeth Dillard
Homeless Resource Network
2221 Second Avenue
PO BOX 811 
Columbus GA 31902

October Homeless Network Notes

Posted by on Oct 25, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Thursday, October 19, 2017 NETWORK Meeting Notes:


ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  • Street Beats are available today and are green through the end of October.
  • Operation Hope: Free credit and money management workshops the last Thursday of the each month. Call 404-405-1570 for more information. OperationHOPE.org
  • REACH adult education program  (GED vouchers available for successful graduates) Classes Tuesday and Thursday 9am –12pm and 1:30-4:30pm at Open Door Community House 706-323-5518
  • Sexual Assault Survivors Group for adult female survivors. Please call 706-221-1033 for days and times.
  • Depression Workshop led by Family Counseling of Columbus on Tuesday, October 24 at 11am at the Homeless Resource Network
  • Hardaway High School is hosting a resource fair November 9. Please call Angela Fontain for more information 706-4748-2760.
  • Consolidated Plan for the State of Georgia is requesting input from the community. Please participate https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GAConPlanStakeholder
  • Muscogee County School District had 1300 students experiencing homeless under McKinney Vento definitions last year and has 791 students so far this year.  Please direct students and their parents to the District’s office on Macon road they do not have to have an appointment.
  • Open Door Community House is hosting a fall festival Saturday, October 28 from 10am to 2pm.  This event is for children up to age 15.
  • If you have an announcement you would like shared with the meetings list, please email Liz@HomelessResourceNetwork.org  and request your message to be shared.
  • Please email: Liz@HomelessResourceNetwork.org to be put on our meetings email list.

PROGRAM: 

Georgia Department of Labor        

700 Veterans Parkway Columbus GA

706-649-7423

https://dol.georgia.gov

 

Ms. Carolyn McGriff-Anderson, Employment Service Supervisor and Jacqueline Allen-Polite, Veterans Representative shared information about the Georgia Department of Labor.

Job seekers are asked to register with the Employ Georgia system at www.employgeorgia.com.  It lets job seekers put in past job/work experience and connects them with the Department of Labor.

 

At the office staff is available to assist the job seeker. One on one help is available to build a resume. Job seekers can fax, copy and use the telephone and computers for free to aid in job search.  A notary is also available. There is always someone on staff that can help.

 

What are the most common jobs? Customer service and the medical field are currently at the top.  Years ago manufacturing was at the top. It is starting to pick back up somewhat. There are projection sheets for top jobs in upcoming years.

 

There are recruitments every week.  AAFES will be recruiting for workers at the Department of Labor on October 24 from 9-11am.

 

The Disabled Veterans Outreach Program works with more people than the title implies; veterans, disabled veterans, caregivers, spouses and children, can all be served. The focus is on educationally or economically disadvantaged.  Ask for Fred or Jackie (the Veterans Program) and you will be directed to the separate computer lab in the back.  You may also call Jacquelyn Allen-Polite directly at 706-321-2632. 

 

Job seekers do not have to have their DD214 upfront but it will be needed for further referrals. But do not worry, the program can order documents including the DD214 and personnel records.  The program cannot serve “under dishonorable conditions” but can serve “bad conduct”, “other than honorable”, etc. just not “dishonorable”.

 

This is a National program and referrals can be made across the nation.  The program eliminates barriers to employment. They have the ability to be mobile and meet with the job seeker one on one.

 

A Wage Inquiry can be obtained by providing your Georgia ID or Driver License, an expired ID, School ID or Prison ID will also work. No photocopies and No Metra ID.  A wage inquiry shows the last 12 months of income (but not the current quarter). WBA stands for Weekly Benefit Amount.  Unemployment maximum is $330 a week for a maximum of 14 weeks.   A wage inquiry must show six months of wages to qualify for unemployment.  The law is based on the reason why you are not working.  Everyone is encouraged to apply for unemployment regardless of employer designation of fired or quit because every situation is different. You do not have to have the separation papers to apply.  The Georgia Department of Labor will assist with that process.

 

NEXT MEETING:

4:00 pm Thursday, November 16, 2017

Midtown Recovery

​Peace Liz

Elizabeth Dillard

Homeless Resource Network
2221 Second Avenue
PO BOX 811
Columbus GA 31902
706-571-3399
Fax- 706.571-0707