Resources for Senior Adults

Food Pantry

Older lady placing milk jugs in boxes for food pantry distribution.

Other Important Resources

  • Cobb and Douglas Public Health
  • Electric Service/Bills: For information regarding Georgia Power click here.  
  • Low cost access to High Speed Internet via Comcast: 1-855-846-8376. 
  • United Way and Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta: These organizations have partnered to create the Greater Atlanta COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund. 404-527-7200.
  • Empowerline (Atlanta Regional Commission): Trained staff available to provide information on resources and services for older persons and individuals with disabilities in the Atlanta metro area 24/7. They can be reached at 404-463-3333.
  • AARP: Information and resources to help older people and caregivers protect themselves from the virus and prevent its spread.
  • Georgia Department of Health: The State of Georgia has a new COVID-19 hotline 844-442-2681. If you believe that you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, please contact your primary care doctor or an urgent care clinic. The department asks that you please not show up unannounced at an emergency room or health care facility.
  • Small Business Association (SBA) Funding Programs
  • How Seniors can stay virtually connected with loved ones via Senior Lifestyle.
  • The Ultimate Guide to planning a move for Senior Adults via Neighbor.
  • For information on how to choose storage facilities when facing a move, check out this guide.
  • 37+ Best Jobs for Seniors (For All Situations) via Novoresume.
  • Find resources on how to avoid COVID-19 vaccine related cyber scams here. For more information about online scams in general, check out this guide at
  • Use this tool to learn about eligibility requirements to apply for Medicaid Long Term Care.

Area Senior Services

  • Powder Springs Senior Center, 770-943-1555
  • Cobb Senior Services, 770-528-5355
  • Douglas County Senior Services ,770-489-3100
  • Paulding County Senior Center, 770-443-8873
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