Ten Wiregrass students receive Spring scholarships

Release: Wiregrass Announces Spring Scholarship Recipients Valdosta, Ga— Students at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College learned recently that their hard work is paying off.  Thanks to the generous donation of friends and supporters of the college,…

DFCS opens Low-Income Energy Assistance Program November 2

Release: The Low‐Income Home Energy Assistance Program opens Nov. 2 ATLANTA — The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), administered by the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS), will be available Nov. 2,…

GDOL Issues Over $1 Billion in LWA Benefits

Release: Atlanta, GA - The Georgia Department of Labor has paid almost $14.8 billion in state and federal benefits since the beginning of the pandemic in March of this year. These payments include over $1…

City of Valdosta releases Utility Grant Assistance FAQ…

Release: Temporary Residential Utility Grant Assistance Program FAQ Sheet What is the utility grant program? The COVID-19 Temporary Residential Utility Grant Assistance Program will provide one-time utility assistance to eligible City of Valdosta households who…

Initial LWA payments scheduled to release next week

Release: GDOL Scheduled to Release First Round of LWA Payments Atlanta, GA – The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) announced that claimants who qualify for the Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) program will be issued their first round…