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What We Do!

Georgia Clients Council in partnership with Georgia Legal Services and other allies work directly and indirectly on issues impacting poverty have thirty-three years of accomplishments:

  • Educate communities on state and federal programs for low income recipients
  • Secured more than seven million dollars in community development block grant funding for housing, rehabilitation, water & sewage system, paving streets in Adel, Claxton, Jesup, and Sylvester Georgia
  • Collaborated with allies to build 194 housing units in Soperton and Jesup Georgia
  • Produces a newsletter reaching over 3,000 people in and out of Georgia
  • Provides referral and technical assistance for several micro-enterprise ventures
  • Coordinate Georgia Legal Aid Website training to those individuals and organizations needing legal assistance
  • Provides advocacy support by skilled advocates on a variety of issues.
  • Makes referrals to Georgia Legal Services for issues needing legal representation expanded in part by funding from Sapelo Foundation for the “Justice Builders Project”
  • Distribute refurbished computers to members statewide in an effort to bridge the digital divide
  • Provide job readiness classes for New Connection to Work Program at Athens Technical College
  • Provide training, technical support and outreach to several Latino organizations
  • Updated the statewide Advocacy Training Model

•           Created and support several community economic development projects, including the “Claiming a Street Named King Project”. Several programs are funded and/or supported in part by a grant from USDA and the School of Environmental Design at the University of Georgia. To view the project, click here. You can change slides by using the arrow keys.

 

 

 

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