If you are at risk of being evicted or becoming homeless or are currently experiencing an episode of homelessness, we encourage you to reach out to HomeFirst Gwinnett. HomeFirst Gwinnett offers a single point of entry for individuals and families in a housing crisis and connects them to wrap-around services unique to their individual situations. HomeFirst Gwinnett’s one-stop-shop helps determine what programs you qualify for and connects you quickly to partners on our Homelessness & Housing Response Team that can help you most.
Are You At Risk For Eviction From An Extended-Stay Hotel/Motel, a Rental Home, or Apartment or Experiencing An Episode Of Homelessness?
Please call HomeFirst Gwinnett for a quick pre-screen at 770-847-6765. If you qualify for assistance, complete the online Gwinnett Housing Assistance Application.
Vulnerable residents in Lawrenceville may find additional resources through Impact46’s Lawrenceville Response Center.
Know Your Rights As a Renter and the Legal Steps Required for Eviction
HomeFirst Gwinnett is at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center each Wednesday to offer assistance to those appearing in Disposessory Court. They provide on-site homelessness and housing assistance in partnership with our Magistrate Court. If you are appearing for court facing an eviction, please stop by and learn how they can help.
Unfortunately there are currently no relief funds in play to help homeowners with past-due mortgage payments.
If you are in arrears with utilities, some of our local Cooperative Ministries offer small stipends to help prevent disconnection. Find your local Cooperative Ministry here.
(NOTE: The Lawrenceville Co-Op is not offering utility support at this time)
Some low income families qualify for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) offered by the Partnership for Community Action. Explore if this is an option for you. 20-21 LIHEAP Flyer
Temporary rent and utility assistance is currently being offered by The LEAADS Foundation through March. Get the flyer here.
Support for those Living with HIV/AIDS
Support for Victims of Domestic Violence
Watch this video for more helpful housing information and resources.