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Basic Needs

No matter the state of the economy there are always those needing financial assistance. While you may not be in a position to help financially, you can still share your knowledge and experience and make a difference for those struggling with these issues. For more volunteer opportunities call the Gwinnett Helpline at


  • The median income for a household in the county was $60,537, and the median income for a family was $66,693.
  • Males had a median income of $42,343 versus $31,772 for females.
  • The per capita income for the county was $25,006.
  • About 3.80% of families and 5.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.90% of those under age 18 and 5.50% of those age 65 or over.
  • As of year 2009 number of evictions were as high as 22,892

Want to make a difference?

  • Volunteer as a budget counselor, CPA, Tax advisor if you have these special skills
  • GNLI Project information
  • Contact The Impact! Group to volunteer and give financial advice
  • Conduct a debt management seminar
  • Volunteer with Consumer Credit Counseling Services
  • Educate new parents on the wisdom of starting college funds early
  • Host a workshop for college freshman on the danger of improper credit use.
  • Check out your area Community Involvement District (CID) and get involved!


Job Placement and Training

With thousands searching for work the need is greater than ever for assistance in job preparation, training, and resume writing. Volunteer today to help your neighbor!

Want to make a difference?

  • Volunteer to conduct mock job interviews
  • Help review and Revise resumes
  • Coordinate a “Dress for Success” initiative
  • Volunteer at the Gwinnett Helpline to direct those looking for employment opportunities
  • Volunteer at one of the area Technical Schools to teach a Continuing Education course.
  • Work with your local colleges to help their Career Center with Job Placement opportunities.
  • Volunteer your experience and education at a local training center
  • Conduct a Skills Aptitude test for a group to help them recognize their area of talent.
  • Encourage those searching for work to visit their local technical college and take the Work Ready Certifications.

Some organizations doing good….volunteer today!

  • Georgia Department of Labor
    Phone: 770-840-2200

  • LEAP (networking for those who are unemployed, under-employed or mis-employed – this is a service of the First United Methodist Church of Lawrenceville
    Phone: 770-963-0386 ext 113

  • McKendree 1st United Methodist Church

  • Gwinnett Technical College
    Phone: 770-962-7580

  • Atlanta Regional Commission
    Workforce Investment Act- WorkReady Assessment
    available through Gwinnett Technical College
  • Goodwill Industries of North Georgia
    Phone: 770-734-9394

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Monday to Friday 9 am – 5 pm

Gwinnett Coalition for Health & Human Services: 750 S Perry Street, Lawrenceville GA 30046
Phone:770-995-3339 fax: 770-995-1832 Web: Email: