Public Services

The CDBG regulations allow the use of grant funds for a wide range of public service activities, including, but not limited to

  • Employment services (e.g., job training); 
  • Crime prevention and public safety; 
  • Child care; 
  • Health services; 
  • Substance abuse services (e.g., counseling and treatment); 
  • Fair housing counseling; 
  • Education programs; 
  • Energy conservation; 
  • Services for senior citizens; 
  • Services for homeless persons; 
  • and – Recreational services.

Each year, a maximum of 15% of the total CDBG allocation can be used to fund Public Service projects. These projects aim to serve low-income residents of the City of Marietta. The City chooses to fund a wide range of services, to ensure that CDBG funds have a larger impact. 


PY2021 Public Service Subrecipients:

SubrecipientGrant Amount
Services Provided
Website
Catholic Charities$14,447Housing Counseling ranging from rental counseling to foreclosure prevention as well as group education for financial management and homebuyer education. https://catholiccharitiesatlanta.org/housing-counseling/ 
The Center for Family Resources
$7,219
Emergency rental assistance for families with dependent children facing eviction
https://thecfr.org/
Marietta Police Athletic League
$9,631
After school and sports programming for youth http://www.mariettapal.org/
SafePath Children’s Advocacy Center
$9,631
Client services for children and their families who have experienced abuse and/or neglect
http://safepath.org/
The Salvation Army of Metro Atlanta$9,084Summer Camp for Marietta youthhttps://southernusa.salvationarmy.org/marietta
YELLS, Inc.
$27,930After school and youth development programming
http://www.yellsinc.org/

PY2022 Public Service Subrecipients:

Subrecipient
Grant Amount
Services Provided

Website
Catholic Charities
$12,875Housing Counseling ranging from rental counseling to foreclosure prevention as well as group education for financial management and homebuyer education. 
https://catholiccharitiesatlanta.org/housing-counseling/
The Center for Family Resources
$8,585Emergency rental assistance for families with dependent children facing eviction
https://thecfr.org/
Marietta Police Athletic League

$8,585After school and sports programming for youth 
http://www.mariettapal.org/
SafePath Children’s Advocacy Center

$8,585Client services for children and their families who have experienced abuse and/or neglect
http://safepath.org/
YELLS, Inc.

$28,287After school and youth development programming
http://www.yellsinc.org/