$6M approved for nonprofit community service groups

The Fulton County Board of Commissioners recently approved $6 million in funding with 82 nonprofit agencies who will serve citizens in the areas of Children and Youth Services, Disabilities, Economic Stability/Poverty, Homelessness and Senior Services.

Fulton County Providing down-payment assistance to new homebuyers

Down payment assistance funding is available for low to moderate income families through Fulton County’s Home Owner Program (HOP). Eligible families must reside in Alpharetta, Chattahoochee Hills, College Park, East Point, Fairburn, Hapeville, Milton, Mountain Park, Palmetto and Union City. Families living in the Riverdale section of Fulton County can apply for HOP.

FY2019 Budget boosts seniors, youth, health services

Fulton County's Senior Transportation; Senior Home Repairs; Case Management Services; and In-home Care for the Frail Elderly programs were significantly upgraded by the Board of Commissioners Jan. 23. The upgrades, in the FY2019 Budget, are to meet increasing demands created by the tremendous increase in the number of senior adults whose incomes fall below the federal poverty line.