As part of our ongoing efforts to serve our clients, PCCI will also provide briefings via email to staff and clients focused on resources and services designed to address housing stability and emergency household needs. While we are doing our best to verify every resource to ensure that the services listed (food pantries, household supplies and so forth) are in fact open and available as listed – we strongly encourage you to call first and verify before visiting in person.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
Governor Kemp announced yesterday that in March and April, SNAP recipients will see an additional $100 in benefits. For more information on this announcement, please follow the hyperlink:
The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL)
GDOL has issued information about a new requirement for all Georgia Employers to file partial unemployment claims on behalf of employees working less than their regular hours due to COVID=19 outbreak.
Atlanta Mayor Announces 14-day Stay at Home Order
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced Monday night that she has signed 14-day stay at home order for all city residents except for essential services, essential activities, work or for government services.
DeKalb County CEO Issues State of Emergency Executive Order
DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond declared a state of emergency in DeKalb County and is effective until otherwise amended or revoked. Delivery of essential services such as safe drinkable water, garbage collection, waste management, police, fire and emergency services will continue through this period. For restrictions please review the order at:
Decatur Area Emergency Assistance Ministry (DEAM)
re-opened March 23th and will be distributing prepackaged bags at the door. DEAM provides emergency food and financial aid to those who meet eligibility requirements for residency, and can provide the necessary documentation. To determine eligibility, please follow this link https://www.deamdecatur.org/eligibility
All DEAM services are provided at Holy Trinity, and all requests must be considered in person at the DEAM office between 9:00–11:30am, Mon, Tues, Thurs or Fri, except that Utility bill assistance is by appointment only.
Call 404-373-2300 on Mondays or Fridays from 11:00 am til noon to request an appointment time for utility assistance.
Address: Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 515 E. Ponce de Leon Avenue, Decatur, Georgia 30030.
Please note that these briefings are not intended to replace other COVID-19 related matters, nor provide health, safety, and wellness resources.