2023 Emergency Solutions Grants Application Workshop Announcement

2023 Emergency Solutions Grants Application Workshop Announcement

The Department of Community Affairs (DCA) is announcing the 2023 application process for the Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) program. The ESG Program is designed to provide housing or service resources with the goal of stable housing outcomes for eligible person, as defined by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). 

The ESG application process will open on Monday, April 10, 2023, and all applications, supporting materials, and organizational documentation will be due on Friday, May 5, 2023, at Noon. 

Information regarding the application process for ESG will be posted on our web site at:  https://www.dca.ga.gov/safe-affordable-housing/homeless-special-needs-housing/emergency-solutions-grants.  

DCA will offer five in person ESG Program workshops that will go over the programs, the application process, and the application timeline.  Please click the link below to register for the location of your choice.  These workshops are scheduled for:

Friday, February 24, 2023

This session is only open to registrants of the DCA 2023 Housing Symposium in Savannah, GA


Wednesday, March 1, 2023, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Athens-Clarke County Library

2025 Baxter Street

Athens, GA 30606

Click Here to Register


Wednesday, March 8, 2023, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

River Edge Behavioral Health

175 Emery Hwy

Macon, GA 31217

Click Here to Register


Thursday, March 16, 2023, 9:00 am -11:00 am

DCA Central Office Location

60 Executive Park South, Northeast

Atlanta, GA 30329        

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Thursday, March 30, 2023, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm       

Valdosta City Hall Annex

300 N. Lee Street

Valdosta, GA 31601

Click Here to Register 

All applicants are strongly encouraged to attend one of the in-person workshops listed above to learn about changes that have been made to the ESG program 2023 applications.

We appreciate your time in reviewing this information.  Please feel free to pass it along to others within your agency, or to any organization that serves the needs of persons experiencing homelessness in your community.  Should you have questions regarding these workshops, please contact LaDrina M. Jones at LaDrina.Jones@dca.ga.gov.

The Georgia Department of Community Affairs is committed to providing all persons with equal access to its services, programs, activities, education and employment regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, disability or age. For a reasonable accommodation or if you need an alternative format or language, please contact at: (404) 679-4840 or fairhousing@dca.ga.gov.