Tools and Resources
Welcome to the Greater Valdosta United Way Tools and Resource page!
We want to provide the community of South Georgia with resources that we believe can help build a better and stronger neighborhood. All links are listed below and are available to anyone who is in search of more information on the community or different outreach programs.
GAFCP Data Tools
Georgia Family Connection Partnership is a statewide network dedicated to the health and wellbeing of families. With local, state, and national partners, their goal is to connect their work at the state level to desired outcomes of improved conditions for Georgia’s children and families. GFCP has a resource page available to all on their website. The page has information to help craft local solutions to issues in your city, county, and legislative district.
Child Well-Being Scores
The Child Well- Being Score map has 4 key indicators; Child Score, Family Score, Community Score, and Overall CWB. These scores are key indicators that outline important aspects of a child's ability to succeed, the family's ability to support their children, and aspects of community health and civic life. Scores are calculated for the composite score that child, family and community well-being creating the overall CWB. To view your counties score, click the button below.
The Case for ACEs Prevention
Resilient Georgia is dedicated to healing adversity and promoting resilience in children and families. Through the prevention and early intervention of Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and sharing the best practices to support Georgia’s System-of-Care, RG works across sectors with partners to create a common language and understanding about Adversity and Resilience. Resilient Georgia aligns public and private efforts and resources across the state that support resiliency for all persons aged 0-26 and their families.
Financial Assistance for Renters and Landlords Now Available
The State of Georgia Rental Assistance Program offers financial assistance to eligible tenants, landlords, and utility providers to cover rent arrears, current and future rent payments, and utility arrears payments. Payment will be made directly to the landlords and utility providers. Payments generally may not exceed 12 months, but households may qualify for a total of 15 months under certain circumstances.
Know Your Housing Rights with Georgia Legal Services Program
Georgia Legal Services Program (GLSP) has developed new eLearning lessons to assist Georgia tenants. The legal information currently available includes lessons on repair issues, the early stages of an eviction, hearings, and judgments, and using the tender defense.
Rural Resources Guide
Greater Valdosta United Way strives to ensure that its community members are aware of all the resources available to them. This guide provides information on resources available in 9 of the 10 counties GVUW serves. Many of the counties served are located in rural areas and resources are both unknown to the public and scarce. The hope is that this guide will assist in helping locate resources for those who need them.
FindHelp is America’s leading social care network, which features more than 300,000 human-verified programs that provide help to millions of people across the country. Use FindHelp to locate social services, such as food pantries, housing assistance and cash assistance, available in Georgia.
Child and Family Behavioral Health Resource Guide
This resource guide includes child and family behavioral health state & local resources with service descriptions and contact information for the counties included in the Resilient Middle Georgia coalition. This document is meant to serve, inform & assist regional coalition’s partners, community members & local stakeholders.