Community Action For Improvement

Our Programs

We offer programs and supportive services to assist clients residing in Carroll, Coweta, Heard, Meriwether, and Troup counties.

If you are in need of Head Start/Early Head Start or LIHEAP services, please click the corresponding appointment button on the right.

Low Income Home Energy Assistance


LIHEAP began December 1st, 2023 for senior citizen households (65 & older) and January 2nd, 2024 for the general public.

The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) provides financial assistance to help offset eligible Georgia household’s home energy, gas or propane bills.

  • Eligibility is based on income guidelines and important verification documents including household income, social security cards,  valid photo identification and a recent copy of your household energy bill.
  • Advance applications are available to low-income seniors (over 65 years of age) beginning December 1st, 2023 this season.
  • LIHEAP appointments can be made online or via phone. To request an appointment, please call 706-702-3040 or click here.

Questions? Check LIHEAP FAQ page

Housing Stability Program


We are not currently offering our Housing Stability & Homeownership Program. However, we are processing and handling applications for homes through Troup County Habitat for Humanity.

To download a PDF of the Habitat for Humanity application, click the button below. For more information, contact Jennifer Corcione at

Home Weatherization


Our Weatherization Assistance Program enables low-income families to reduce their home energy bills by making their homes more energy efficient. Through direct household repairs and energy efficient upgrades, home weatherization reduces energy costs by increasing the energy efficiency of homes while prioritizing resident health and safety.

Applications for home weatherization services are accepted on a rolling basis and eligibility requirements apply. To apply, contact us at 706-884-2651 or email us at

Head Start/ Early Head Start Program

Early Education

Head Start and Early Head Start programs offer free early childhood education and family services to eligible families. We currently have Head Start centers in Carroll and Coweta counties serving children ages 0-5 years old, including children with disabilities.

Documents Needed to Apply:

  • Applicant’s birth certificate
  • Verification of home address (lease, utility bill, etc.)
  • Verification of income (W2, 1040 tax form, check stubs)
  • Photo ID of the parent/guardian
  • Current immunization records
  • SNAP award letter (if applicable)
  • Medicaid or insurance card
To apply, click the button below to complete an application.

Client Service Connections


We provide comprehensive service connections to our clients. We encourage client self-sufficiency through providing resources and referrals. Our services are comprised of the following:

  • Benefits assistance/advocacy
  • Case management
  • Referrals for veterans benefits
  • Referrals for employment/job readiness networks