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Employment & Job Training

Paulding County Community Service Directory (GA)
Children, disability, seniors, housing, health & medical, crisis hotlines, employment & other social services.

Employment & Training For Dislocated Workers 
Find employment and training information, services, and contacts in your geographic area. 

State & Local Governments On The Net
Link to the homepage of your city or state anywhere in the country.

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Food & Housing

HUD Housing Counselors (All 50 states)
Click on your state for a listing of HUD-approved housing counseling agencies who can give you advice on buying a home, renting, defaults, foreclosures, credit issues and reverse mortgages. 

Benefits Checkup
Find programs for people ages 55 and over that may pay for some of their costs of prescription drugs, health care, utilities, and other essential items or services. Please fill out their simple questionnaire to find programs that can assist you or your loved ones.

State & Local Governments On The Net
Link to the homepage of your city or state anywhere in the country.

Paulding County Community Service Directory (GA)
Children, disability, seniors, housing, health & medical, crisis hotlines, employment & other social services.

Find Your Local Newspaper, Magazine, Radio & TV Stations
Give them a little bad press and you're bargaining power increases tremendously. Select your state, and then click on your county or city for the proper media to report to. (DC Not Included).

Welfare & Other Social Services (Consumer-SOS)


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Medicaid

Health & Medical
More state specific help from Consumer-SOS.com.

Social Security & Medicare/Medicaid (Links)

National Help Orgs For A Variety Of Consumer Problems
The Elderly, Environment, Families, Fraud, Health & Safety, Insurance The Handicapped, Medical Problems, Telemarketing and more.

Find Your Local Newspaper, Magazine, Radio & TV Stations
Give them a little bad press and you're bargaining power increases tremendously. Select your state, and then click on your county or city for the proper media to report to. (DC Not Included).

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Medicare

*Medicare/ Health Ins. Counseling Assistance & Referral For The Elderly

The Medicare Rights Center (Advocacy Group With National Help Line)
Call their national helpline, to consult with knowledgeable counselors about a wide range of Medicare-related issues, including how to reduce premium and prescription drug costs and how to appeal a denial by an HMO or Part D plan.  Or use this national, nonprofit consumer service organization as an advocate to lobby your cause or get the ear of your law maker. 

Social Security & Medicare/Medicaid (Links)

Health & Medical
More state specific help from Consumer-SOS.com.

Find Your Local Newspaper, Magazine, Radio & TV Stations
Give them a little bad press and you're bargaining power increases tremendously. Select your state, and then click on your county or city for the proper media to report to. (DC Not Included).

National Help Orgs For A Variety Of Consumer Problems

The Elderly, Environment, Families, Fraud, Health & Safety, Insurance The Handicapped, Medical Problems, Telemarketing and more.

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Native Americans

Indian Health Service Area Offices 
These offices provide detailed information on each of the Indian Health Service programs and services. 

State & Local Governments On The Net
Link to the homepage of your city or state anywhere in the country.

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Social Security/Disability

The Social Security Handbook
This Handbook is intended for the use of people who want an explanation of the various Social Security programs, so that they may understand how the programs operate, who is entitled to benefits, and how these benefits may be obtained.

Social Security Disability Secrets
Advice, FAQS and in depth answers from a former Social Security Claims Examiner. Learn how to apply, how to prepare your case and more.

Social Security Office Locator 
Type in your ZIP code to find the social security office nearest you. 

Social Security & Medicare/Medicaid
(Links)

Find Your Local Newspaper, Magazine, Radio & TV Stations
Give them a little bad press and you're bargaining power increases tremendously. Select your state, and then click on your county or city for the proper media to report to. (DC Not Included).

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Welfare & Other Social Services (All States)

Social Services-State By State (DC Included)
State social service agencies administer a wide variety of programs and services, including alcohol and drug abuse prevention, disability resources, nursing homes, and child care facilities.

Assistance For Needy Families By State

Welfare Programs and Guidelines For DC & All 50 States
Learn the welfare requirements for your state.

Low Cost Medicines
One-stop link to thousands of low Cost medicines offered through hundreds of patient assistance programs sponsored by member companies, non-member companies and government and local organizations.

Benefits Checkup
Find programs for people ages 55 and over that may pay for some of their costs of prescription drugs, health care, utilities, and other essential items or services. Please fill out their simple questionnaire to find programs that can assist you or your loved ones.

Government Benefits (Findlaw.com)
Use their search engine or check their topics for Welfare Benefits, Veteran's and Other military related benefits, social security and Medicare benefits.

State & Local Governments On The Net
Link to the homepage of your city or state anywhere in the country.

Where To Write For Vital Records (50 States & DC)
For birth, death and marriage certificates, divorce papers and more.

Government Statistics & Links On Any Thing You Can Imagine
Whether its abortion, car crashes or crime stats, it's all here.

United Way Help Line 
(For all 50 States, DC & Puerto Rico)
Choose your state, select your city, and look up help agencies galore!!! Their stellar search engine can lead you to any social service topic you can think of.  Just type in the words the name of your topic and out pops up the names of valuable government and non-profit help agencies.

State Search
The National Association of State Information Resource Executives provides a topical clearinghouse to state government information on the Internet. 

Find Your Local Newspaper, Magazine, Radio & TV Stations
Your local media often has a wealth of information on the services near you. 

The Gateway To Statistics From Over 100 U.S. Federal Agencies 
Links to statistics and numerous agencies of the federal government.

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Veterans/Military

Veterans Facilities Directory - Health, Benefits, National
Cemeteries
 
View a detailed, interactive, and linked list to search all facilities within the Veterans Administration system.

Veterans Benefits (GA Legal Aid Search Engine )

State Bar of Georgia Military Legal Assistance Program (404) 527-8765
Service members and veterans are connected to Georgia lawyers who are willing to provide free or reduced-fee legal services. The program helps veterans who have service-connected disability legal issues. It also helps service members who have civil, non-criminal legal needs.

Service Women's Action Network (SWAN)
Securing equal opportunity and freedom to serve without discrimination, harassment or assault; and to reform veterans’ services to ensure high quality health care and benefits for women veterans and their families.

National Veterans Legal Service Program (NVLSP) (Disability Benefits)

Emory Volunteer Clinic for Veterans
To initiate service with the Clinic, you must be referred by one of the following organizations:

    The Military Legal Assistance Program Committee of the Georgia Bar
    The Veterans Legal Clinic at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Decatur
    Practicing attorneys who serve as mentors for Emory law students
    National Veterans Legal Service Program (NVLSP) (Disability Benefits)
    Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program (For US Appeals Ct Claims Re Veterans Issues)
    Service organizations including the American Legion, VFW, DAV, and
    Georgia Vietnam Veterans Alliance
    Service Women's Action Network (SWAN) (www.servicewomen.org)
    Atlanta Vietnam Veterans Business Association

The Volunteer Clinic for Veterans accepts the following types of cases:

The Clinic may consider assistance with consumer law and real property matters. However, their programs are specifically geared to:

Disability claims or Claims for Total Disability based on Individual Unemployability before the Department of Veterans Affairs: Includes appeals to the Board of Veterans Appeals and the U. S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.  The Clinic will consider acceptance of an existing VA claim where there is a demonstrated need for legal research and/or additional fact-finding. Initial claims may be referred to the Georgia Department of Veteran Services.

Pension claims before the VA:  "Need" based pensions and pensions that may be available to the surviving spouse and children based on the service-connected death of a veteran.

Claims for increased rating before the Regional Office of the VA.

Other VA issues including assistance with VA healthcare and VA determinations of incompetency.

 Applications for discharge upgrade and record correction.

Employment law claims and representation:  Claims by veterans under the Uniform Services Employment and Re-employment Rights Act (USERRA).  The Clinic will also consider providing non-litigation "preventive" advice to small non-profit organizations that represent veterans.

Criminal records: The Clinic will consider assisting veterans with problems associated with their records of arrest and conviction.  This work includes efforts to update and correct these records, as well as expungement of the record when allowed by the Georgia statute. These activities are civil in nature and the Clinic will not become involved in the underlying criminal cases.
   
Policy issues:  including creation of veterans courts and issues arising under the Uniform Deployed Parent's Custody and Visitation Act (UDPCVA).

VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars)
Whether it's helping service members and their families through long deployments or cope with rough financial times, NMS programs put our military families first. From providing free phone time and emergency financial assistance to farewell and welcome home ceremonies and college scholarships, the NMS department is here supporting our troops day in and day out.

DAV (Disabled American Veteran)

  • Free professional assistance to veterans and their families in obtaining benefits and services earned through military service and provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and other agencies of government.
  • Provides a structure through which disabled veterans can express their compassion for their fellow veterans through a variety of volunteer programs.
  • Outreach concerning its program services to the American people generally, and to disabled veterans and their families specifically.
  • Represents the interests of disabled veterans, their families, their widowed spouses and their orphans before Congress, the White House and the Judicial Branch, as well as state and local government.

Free Legal Help For Veterans (50 States & DC)
State by state directory of pro bono services for veterans.

Veteran's Legal Assistance For Georgia (Google)

The National Bar Association Dedicated to
Military and Veterans Law

Federal, State & Local Governments Throughout The US
Includes: Departments, Executive Branch , GPO, Judicial Branch, Legislative Branch, Military, Municipal Government, Research Institutes & Services, State Government, Statistics, and the White House.

Veteran's Law

Military Installations
 
Links to Military Installation sites by State, service or country. Also has a National Park Guide. 

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Finding The Right Government Agency

Portal To All Fed Government Agencies On The Web
Use their search engine to look up keyword information even if you don't know which federal agency is involved. This site provides access to all three branches of the federal government-executive, legislative and judicial-as well as independent federal agencies.   It also has links to local government sites.

State & Local Governments On The Net
Link to the homepage of your city or state anywhere in the country.

State Agricultural Departments (Links To All 50 States)

Important Federal Agencies
(Links, Addresses & Phone#s)

US Government Resources

Federal Web Locator 
Through this website, cyber consumers can link to the electronic doorsteps of federal departments, agencies, commissions and quasi official agencies.

Government Statistics & Links On Any Thing You Can Imagine
Whether its abortion, car crashes or crime stats, it's all here.

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