For Our Greater Savannah Community
Find local, community resources for all your needs. Browse the list of agencies and programs that can help you in a variety of industries.
Ready to buy a house? Learn about down payment assistance programs in your area:
Enroll in a program that stabilizes your payments and plan your budget each month.
- South Carolina residents, visit Palmetto Electric Cooperative
- Georgia residents, visit Georgia Power.
Use your power bills to give yourself a customized report on your energy use. You will better understand your energy use, find ways to save money, and it is quick and easy.
Find other resources on the 2-1-1 United Way website.
Saving on Utilities
Weatherization Assistance Program
Weatherization means to make our home more energy-efficient. The purpose of these programs is to make energy-related repairs for free in income-eligible households. Both Georgia and South Carolina have these programs.
In Our Community
America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia serves as the food safety net. Overall, it provides for tens of thousands of children, senior citizens, low-income families, and people with disabilities. Also, they bring food to those who at-risk for hunger throughout southeastern Georgia.
SNAP Assistance, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly Food Stamps) is a nutrition program. Overall, it helps low-income families and individuals buy healthy food.
Old Savannah City Mission serves as an emergency shelter. Further, they run a residential recovery/transition program, distribute meals to inner-city children, and provides food and clothing for families in crisis.