Welcome to the Georgia Department of Community Affairs

DCA's Approved Housing Counseling Agencies

*Online Homebuyer Education Course Available

Homebuyer counseling is required for ALL Georgia Dream Loans.


Borrowers must attend and complete either a homebuyer education workshop, OR, individual housing counseling sessions, OR an online homebuyer education course through E-Home America. Workshops and counseling sessions must be completed with one of the DCA-Certified Housing Counseling Agencies listed below or with a HUD-Approved Housing Counseling Agency. A list of HUD approved agencies is available at www.hud.gov or call HUD's interactive voice system at 1-800-569-4287.


AGENCY

 COUNTIES SERVED

Georgia Department of Community Affairs*
60 Executive Park South, N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30329
404-327-6858
www.ehomeamerica.org/dca (online)
www.dca.ga.gov

All Georgia Counties ONLINE COURSE ONLY

ALBANY
City of Albany
230 South Jackson St., Suite 315
Albany, GA 31701
229-483-7650
www.albany.ga.us

Baker, Calhoun, Colquitt, Crisp, Decatur, Dougherty, Early, Grady, Lee, Miller, Mitchell, Seminole, Sumter, Terrell, Thomas, and Worthy

ATHENS
Athens Land Trust Housing Counseling
685 N. Pope St.
Athens, GA 30601
706-613-0122
www.athenslandtrust.org

Athens-Clarke, Barrow, Elbert, Franklin, Greene, Jackson, Madison, Newton, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Rockdale, and Walton

ATHENS
Hancock CDC
300 Henderson Extension
Athens, GA 30601
706-546-1154
www.hancock.cdc.org

Athens-Clarke, Barrow, Greene, Jackson, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Madison, Stevens, Walton, and Washington

ATLANTA
1st Choice Credit Union
315 Auburn Ave.
Atlanta, GA 30303
404-832-5800
www.1stchoicecu.org

Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton, and Gwinnett

ATLANTA
ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions
270 Peachtree St., Suite 1800
Atlanta, GA 30303
800-251-2227
www.clearpointcccs.org

Bilingual Counselors (Spanish)

Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton, Gwinnett, and Hall

ATLANTA
Center for Pan Asian Community Services
3510 Shallowford Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30341
770-936-0969
www.icpacs.org

Bilingual counselors (Korean, Burmese, Chinese)

DeKalb and Gwinnett

ATLANTA
Center for Working Families
477 Windsor St. S.W., Suite 101
Atlanta, GA 30312
404-223-3303
www.tcwfi.org

Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton, and Gwinnett

ATLANTA
Fulton County Department of Housing and Community Development
137 Peachtree St.
Atlanta, GA 30303
404-612-3024
www.fultoncountyga.gov

Fulton

ATLANTA
Help the People Housing Counseling Program
3567 Covington Hay
Atlanta, GA 30032
404-688-7766

Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Newton, and Rockdale

ATLANTA
Housing Authority of Fulton County
4273 Wendell Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30336
404-588-4972
www.hafc.org

Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Newton, and Rockdale

ATLANTA
NID-HCA Southern Crescent
4580 Welcome All Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30349
404-763-1553
www.atlhca.com

Bilingual Counselors (Spanish)

Fulton, DeKalb, Clayton, and Cobb

ATLANTA
Resources for Residents and Community of Georgia, Inc.
100 Flat Shoals Ave. S.E.
Atlanta, GA 30316
404-525-4130
www.rrc-atl.org

Butts, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Paulding, and Rockdale

ATLANTA
Urban League of Greater Atlanta
229 Peachtree St., Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30303
404-659-1150
www.ulgatl.org

Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, and Rockdale

AUGUSTA
First East Central Georgia Partnership
3514 Wrightsboro Rd.
Augusta, GA 30909
706-495-2304

Richmond and Columbus

AUGUSTA
CSRA EOA
1761 Broad St.
Augusta, GA 30904
706-364-6548
www.csraeoa.org

Burke, Columbia, McDuffie, and Richmond

BAINBRIDGE
Youth and Community Empowerment Services
1233 East Shotwell St
Bainbridge, GA 39819
229-416-4013

Decatur, Grady, Miller, and Seminole

BLAKELY
Early County CDC
1259 South Main St.
Blakely, GA 39823
229-724-7552
www.earlycocdc.webs.com

Baker, Calhoun, Colquitt, Decatur, Dougherty, Early, Grady, Lee, Miller, Mitchell, Seminole, Terrell, Thomas, and Worth

BRUNSWICK
Totally Free, Inc. *
1515 ½ New Castle St.
Brunswick, GA 31520
912-265-1515
www.ehomeamerica.org/TFI (online)
www.totallyfreeinc.org

Appling, Atkinson, Bacon, Brantley, Bryan, Camden, Candler, Charlton, Chatham, Clinch, Coffee, Effingham , Glynn, Jeff Davis, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, Pierce, Toombs, Ware, and Wayne

COLUMBUS
CCCS of West GA
1350 15th Ave.
Columbus, GA 31902
800-757-2227 / 706-327-3239
www.cccs-wga.com

Chattahoochee, Harris, Marion, Muscogee, Stewart, Talbot, and Troup

COLUMBUS
NeigborWorks Columbus
5021 12th Ave.
Columbus, GA 31904
706-324-4663
www.nwcolumbus.org

Chattahoochee, Harris, Marion, and Muscogee

COLUMBUS
Urban League of Greater Columbus, Inc.

802 1st Ave

Columbus, GA 31901

706-322-6875

UL-columbusga.imaempowered.com

Chattahoochee, Harris, Muscogee, Russell, Stewart, Talbot and Taylor


CONYERS
The Homeowners Employment Corporation
SunTrust Bank Building
1530 Hwy 138 S.E., Suite 200
Conyers, GA 30013
404-492-6554
www.homeownerscorp.com

Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Newton, and Rockdale

DALTON
Dalton- Whitfield CDC
205 W. Gordon St.
Dalton, GA 30720
706-876-1630
www.dwcdc.org
Bilingual Counselors (Spanish)

Whitfield

DECATUR
GreenForest CDC
3299 Rainbow Dr.
Decatur, GA 30034
404-486-5768
www.gfcdc.org

DeKalb, Rockdale, Newton, Clayton, Gwinnett, Henry, and  Fulton

FOREST PARK
D&E, A Financial Education and Training Institute
4532 Jonesboro Rd.,  2nd Floor
Forest Park, GA 30297
770-961 6900
www.depower.org

Bilingual Counselors ( Spanish)

DeKalb, Fulton, Gwinnett, Fayette, Cobb and Rockdale

GRIFFIN
Affordable Housing Enterprise
333 South 9th St.
Griffin, GA 30224
770-412-0595

Butts, Clayton, Douglas, Fulton, Lamar, Meriwether, Pike, Spalding, and Upson

HINESVILLE
JC Vision and Associates*
135 E. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr., Suite C
Hinesville, GA 31313
912-877-4243
www.ehomeamerica.org/jcvision (online)
www.jcvision.com

Bryan, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, and Tattnall

JONESBORO
UGA-Cooperative Extension Program
1262 Government Circle
Jonesboro, GA 30236
770-473-5491
www.fcs.uga.edu/extension/home

Clayton, Fayette, and Henry

LAGRANGE
DASH for LaGrange*
1200 4th Ave.
LaGrange, GA 30204
706-298-0581
www.ehomeamerica.org/dash (online)
www.dashlagrange.org
Bilingual counselors ( Spanish)

Troup, Heard, and Harris

MACON
GreenPath Inc.
901 Washington Ave.
Macon, GA 31201
478-745-6197
www.greenpath.org   
Bilingual counselors ( Chinese, Mandarin)

Bibb, Baldwin, Burke, Columbia, Crawford, Glascock, Hancock, Jasper, Jefferson, Jenkins, Jones, Macon, McDuffie, Peach, Putnam, Richmond, Taliaferro, Twiggs, Warren, Wilkes, and Wilkinson

MACON
HomeFirst Housing Resources
682 Cherry St., Suite 103
Macon, GA 31201
478-803-2373
www.homefirst.org

Bibb and Jones

SAVANNAH
Consumer Credit Counseling Service
of Savannah
7505 Waters Ave., Suite C-11
Savannah, GA 31406
1-800-821-4040
www.cccssavannah.org

ADDITIONAL OFFICE LOCATIONS:
Hinesville, Brunswick and Statesboro

Appling, Bleckley, Bryan, Bulloch, Camden, Candler, Chatham, Dodge, Effingham, Emanuel, Evans, Glynn, Jeff Davis, Johnson,  Laurens, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, Montgomery, Screven, Tattnall ,Telfair, Treutlen, Wayne, Wheeler, and Wilcox

SAVANNAH
Neighborhood Improvement Association
1816 Abercorn St.
Savannah, GA 31401
912-447-5577
www.niacdc.org

Chatham, Bryan, and Effingham

VALDOSTA
Valdosta-Lowndes County Habitat for Humanity
2010 E. Cypress St.
Valdosta, GA 31601
229-245-1330
www.valdostahabitat.org

Brooks, Berrien, Coffee, Cook, and Lanier

VIENNA
Southwest Georgia United Empowerment Zone, Inc.
1150 Industrial Dr.
Vienna, GA 31092
229-268-7592

Crisp and Dooley

WASHINGTON
City of Washington
102 E. Liberty St.
Washington, GA 30673
706-678-3277

Elbert, Lincoln, McDuffie, Taliaferro, Warren, and Wilkes

WINDER
Housing Authority of the City of Winder
11 Horton St.
Winder, GA 30666
770-867-7495
www.winderhousing.com

Barrow and Jackson

Updated:  Jan 17, 2017



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