Link-Up Georgia-Lifeline Assistance Program

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Link-Up Georgia-Lifeline Assistance Program

244 Washington Street, SW
Atlanta, GA - 30334

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About Link-Up Georgia-Lifeline Assistance Program

Last-Modified: 2021-05-24 01:02:25

The Lifeline Assistance Program and Link-Up Georgia offer assistance to qualified residential telephone customers, and are designed to ensure that the basic telephone connection (hook-up) and service remain affordable to all residents of Georgia. Consumers who are currently recipients of benefits from any one of the following low-income assistance programs are eligible to receive Lifeline and/or Link-Up assistance: Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Food Stamps, Medicaid, Senior citizen low income discount plan offered by the local gas or power company, Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), or Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA) are eligible for these programs.The FCCs 2016 Lifeline order allows low-income consumers to apply the $9.25 per month discount to stand-alone broadband service as well as bundled voice and data service packages. Link-Up Georgia reduces the cost of hook-up charges for eligible customers. AT&T-Georgia's customers receive 100% of the telephone service hook-up charge. Customers of all other local telephone companies in Georgia receive one-half of the connection charge or $30, whichever is less. You may be eligible if you can prove that you are currently receiving benefits under one of the following programs: Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Food Stamps Medicaid Senior citizen low-income discount plan offered by the local gas or power company Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA) Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

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Do they offer emergency cash to pay rent?

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What documents are required to apply for cash payment help?

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Do you know if a person collecting unemployment can qualify to get rent assistance at this location?

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20 Reviews of Link-Up Georgia-Lifeline Assistance Program

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Jan 10, 2020

EMERGENCY..URGENT..PLEASE I have been homeless for 3 months living in my car with my 3 older small dogs. I am disabled and the cold makes my neuropathy in my legs hurt so bad its unbearable. I finally have hope. I found an apartment in rome ga I can afford monthly on my disability income but I have to sign lease Today at 2pm. At that time I have to pay $600 first months rent and $600 deposit. I have the rent covered but not the deposit. My car is in shop and I have to pay to get it out..probably around $450.. I will also have to pay appx $275 to get power on and a gas deposit. I'm PRAYING SOMEONE SOMEWHERE CAN HELP PLEASE??? My phone is currently off...saving that money for rent..

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Feb 3, 2020

Hi I have been a resident of Atlanta for a couple years now. I’m trying to get help with paying the rest of my deposit so I can move in my place. I am living with someone at the moment but I have to move out Need the rest of the deposit ASAP so I can move please I need help before I have no where to go do not know how long their gonna hold the apartment for me.

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Mar 27, 2020

I am currently in NJ homeless staying either in the car or whom ever would have me for the night. I was in a home invasion in November and was severely injured. Which caused me to stop working. My home isn't safe anymore it was totally destroyed

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Apr 8, 2020

I have a beauty supply and I have more than a month in my house not working for the coronavirus. I don't have money for pay my rents and bill

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Apr 28, 2020

I need help ... I don't know if you can help me ... it's the second month that I have no income to pay my rent

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May 4, 2020

Ayuda con la renta

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May 17, 2020

I'm homeless I need help to get a place to live please help me

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May 18, 2020

How can I get help paying my rent

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Jul 12, 2020

Thank God there are agencies out there to help...I myself need help

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Aug 9, 2020

I am new here in douglassville I live with a friend I recently lost my dad and sister from covid first my dad 2 days later my sister they were all I had in this world the friend I live with has help me but wants me to start paying rent and contributing to bills she likes having me because even though I can’t contribute financially I can help out by looking after her daughter cooking cleaning we get along really But I need help financially to help out more I just need to get back on my feet thank you

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Aug 10, 2020

I could not pay monthly rent this month ($142.00) per month because my electric bill was 443.00. I was on the list for liheap but never got assigned a date. I only get $702 monthly. I'm US VETERAN that have survived 6 heart surgeries. I need help please. I am 62 years old. I am open to advice.

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Sep 11, 2020

Will need renters assistance, SSI recipient can I get, first months rentals, and security.

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Nov 30, 2020

I’m on the edge of being evicted I haven’t been able to pay my rent for November and now it’s December and rent is due.

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Dec 20, 2020

I need help with my rent I just had got laid off my job .

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Jan 22, 2021

Need help rental assistance

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Feb 25, 2021

Rent is 1700 plus other $150 takes almost all of my SSI check.

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Jun 17, 2021

I need assistance with my rent and gas and lights.

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Sep 3, 2021

I am new here in Atlanta. I have been searching for somewhere to live for three months, I have a low credit score and can not get anywhere to live because of that. I have been living in hotels since I got here an am out of money.

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Sep 15, 2021

How do apply for help with rent assistance

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Sep 26, 2021

I need help with paying my past due rent. My job ain't paying enough for my rent.

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