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Clayton County Community Services Authority, Inc. is officially closed to the public, but our staff are still hard at work to support you remotely during our regular work hours. We can communicate with the quickest response if you leave us an email with your name, phone number and reason for contacting us at admin@claytoncountycsa.org or commsupp@claytoncountycsa.org

We will get back to you as soon as possible. You may also call us at (404) 363-0575 ext 242 to get connected with help. When prompted, leave a message with your name, phone number, and reason for calling and we will get back to you as soon as possible.  We will updating our website each week with information as it changes to keep you informed. 

COVID-19 Information

Please remember it is your responsibility to continue to pay your bill.  We will not be able to expedite processing or to provide a status.  Again, please continue to pay your electricity bill.

LIHEAP Cooling opened May 6th, 2020 for regular LIHEAP applicants.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all applications will be processed as regular applications.  

If you are age 65 or older AND YOU WERE APPROVED FOR LIHEAP HEATING BETWEEN NOVEMBER 2019 AND MARCH 2020 you will receive a phone call from a member of our staff.  They will verify your address, electricity or heating vendor/account number, and the number of people in your household. THIS IS THE ONLY INFORMATION WE WILL VERIFY.  WE WILL NOT VERIFY SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS OR ID NUMBERS. Have your electricity bill handy. We may have to verify some bill information.


If you are under 65, or are 65 or older but were NOT approved for LIHEAP between November 2019 and March 2020

Please click here to download and print the application.  Once completed please mail to:
Clayton County Community Services Authority

Rental Assistance

1000 Main St, 

P.O. Box 1808

Forest Park, GA 30297

or email your application to  rentalassistance@claytoncountycsa.org

For our Emergency Food Drive (Pantry) – Saturday April 4th 2020 11:00 am - 3:00 pm, CSA food pantry will be distributing food  in a drive thru process. Drivers do not need to exit their vehicles as the volunteers are practicing safe –distancing.

We will re-open Saturday May 16th 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, Utilizing the same Drive thru process.

Keep checking back to our website for additional information. If you have food to contribute to this effort or would like to join us please email us at shhicks@claytoncountycsa.org . We need a community effort to make this a success. 

Clayton County Community Service Authority remains committed and dedicated to residence of Clayton County, amid the COVID-19 concerns and crisis at hand. As an agency our number one goal is to provide service as needed and available to all residences of Clayton and Fayette County to stand in the gap during this time of uncertainty we are facing. CSA, understand that you are counting on us to provide much needed services such as utilities assistance. We as an agency are implementing the following policies and procedures to accommodate as many clients as possible while funding is available. 

No EXECPTIONS will be made and proper verification is REQUIRED. We will accept appointment applications via online not to exceed 20 every Thursday until further notice. Client must be in need and prove hardship as well as provide all necessary.

Please note your completed application will be reviewed by a Community Support Staff Member. You will not be given an appointment today. If you are eligible for assistance a Case Manager will call you and schedule appointment detailing required information needed to process your application.  If you are ineligible, a letter of denial will be sent to you in the mail. All correspondence will be done via drop off services.

The following are the steps to take in applying for assistance with the Community Support Program: 

  • Fill out the application completely and accurately, provide information about everyone in your household. The information provided will serve as a screener to determine eligibility. Click Here to Download the Application.
  • Please provide detailed income information for all household members.
  • Please provide all sources of Income- Income sources include earned income received from wages, salaries, commissions and unearned income.  Unearned income includes unemployment and worker’s compensation.
  • A copy of current water bill
  • Social Security Cards for all household members
  • All pages of Lease Agreement or Mortgage Statement.
  • ID for all household members 18 years and older.

While there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 at Clayton County CSA, Inc. Head Start Programs, following the advice and schedule of Clayton County Public Schools: Clayton County CSA Inc. Head Start & Early Head Start Program is closed for the remainder of the School Year.


Head Start Enrollment:

 To begin the enrollment process in the Head Start/Early Head Start Program, please click here to download and print the application.  Mail the application to one of the addresses below.  You may also email your name, phone number and age of child/children of the program you are interested in enrolling your child. Please title the email “Enrollment.”  A Head Start enrollment team member will contact you within three business days. 

For Head Start and Early Head Start 

667 South Avenue   Forest Park, GA 30297  email: forestparkheadstart@claytoncountycsa.org                        

3639 Brookwood Boulevard Rex, GA 30273 email: brookwoodheadstart@claytoncountycsa.org

For Early Head Start Only

2721 Highway 138 East, Jonesboro, GA 30236 email: phylsacademy@claytoncountycsa.org 

Due to the recent developments, we have made the difficult, yet most socially responsible decision to temporarily suspend our services. Please return to our websiite to receive announcements when services will resume.

In times of crisis, we often experience many unanticipated needs and capacity strains on our current programs. Only through the financial support of our incredible community, businesses and foundations are we able to step into a gap or bridge a need to our struggling neighbors. CSA is a nonprofit entity operating from grant funding and donations.

If you are able and would like to support our agency financially at any amount, please do not hesitate to donate portal on our website below, or by the mail to the attention of Dr. Rhonda G. Kindred, Executive Director at Clayton County Community Services Authority Inc. at 1000 Main Street, P.O. Box 1808 Forest Park, GA 30297-1808.  Please make checks out to Clayton County Community Services Authority Inc. If you would also like to discuss additional supports,  please do not hesitate to email Rhonda Kindred at dr.rkindred@claytoncountycsa.org.  Thank you for your generous hearts. 


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