2020 Georgia Code
Title 49 - Social Services
Chapter 8 - Economic Rehabilitation Services
§ 49-8-2. Purpose of Chapter

Universal Citation: GA Code § 49-8-2 (2020)

It is the purpose of this chapter to provide for the administration, allocation, and distribution of funds from the Community Services Block Grant and other funding sources; to provide for the definition of a community action agency; to continue a flexible and decentralized system of state, regional, and local programs; to provide the support for services and activities designed to promote individual and family self-sufficiency and to provide emergency services; to encourage local and state-wide interagency collaboration and coordination; to assist local communities in the establishment of demonstration programs to meet the unmet needs of their citizens; and to provide the fiscal support needed to assure the continuation of community action agencies as grantees for federal, state, and other moneys.

(Ga. L. 1975, p. 1645, § 3; Ga. L. 1990, p. 1436, § 1; Ga. L. 1997, p. 1350, § 1.)

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