LIFE Makes Homes Wheelchair Friendly!

http://www.wjcl.com/news/local-news/life-makes-local-homes-wheelchair-friendly/151770079/story SPRINGFIELD, Ga. (WJCL) – The federally funded Home Accessibility Project is helping disabled people in Southeast Georgia have more wheelchair-friendly homes. Nail by nail, board by board, volunteers built 77-year-old Betty Godbee a backyard ramp that she says to her means freedom, and a whole new life. “It’s going to change …it’s…it’s going to change it,” she…

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Notice of New DCA Wait List Opening

The Georgia Department of Community Affairs will be accepting Preliminary Applications for its Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) beginning at 12:01 AM on Monday, February 1, 2016 until Sunday, February 7,2016 at 11:59 PM. Preliminary applications are being accepted for all 149 counties that we serve.  Preliminary Applications will only be accepted electronically through our system. If you…

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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

Tax time is quickly approaching! GACHI is Partnering with the IRS to set up Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) where IRS will do your taxes for free. An ASL interpreter will be provided! Anyone interested in this free service should contact their nearest GACHI office. We need to know how many are interested before we can set up locations,…

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Find Important Social Security Forms

The Social Security Administration’s website has many forms you can download, print and fill out. Available forms include applications for disability benefits and child’s insurance benefits, enrolling in Medicare, appealing a medical decision and requesting a waiver on an overpayment. Of course, you can also apply for benefits and take care of other Social Security business online. For more information, read Disability.gov’s Guide to Disability Benefits or call…

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