Financial Assistance Application
Any Cherokee County resident may apply for financial assistance through the Good Samaritan Fund at Hillside UMC by submitting this application. The purpose of this application is to get to know you and your circumstances, so please answer as honestly and completely as possible. We are not here to pass judgment, only to obtain the most complete information with which to serve you in the best way possible .
Applications will be reviewed on Thursdays at 1:00pm weekly or every other week. Only completed applications will be reviewed. Completion of the application and/or communication with church staff or volunteers does not guarantee that assistance will be provided. Any assistance will be sent directly to the service provider and will take at least a week to receive if approved. If you are approved to receive financial assistance, you will hear from us by 3:00pm on the Thursday that applications are reviewed.
Assistance may be provided to an individual or family a maximum of one time per 6 months.
We are unable to provide financial assistance for hotel stays. We can provide assistance with utilities (gas/electric/water), and with rent/lease/mortgage payments within our monetary constraints. Motels, hotels and extended stay facilities do not qualify.
Information from this application will be seen and shared on a confidential basis only with Hillside staff and volunteers who are part of the Benevolence Team; and, with related agencies as explained further in this application. .
If you are unable to fill this application out online, a printed version is available. You may come by and pick one up or we will be happy to mail it to you. Please call our main office at (770) 924-4777 for more information.
Cherokee County Community Resources Directory
Cherokee County Homeless Coalition
Recovery Organization of Cherokee County
United Way of Greater Atlanta