Family Benefits

Dekalb County Survivor Benefits

Survivor BenefitsUpdated July 2013


Dekalb County Tax Commission
4380 Memorial Dr
Decatur, GA 30032
Phone: (404) 298-4000

In addition to the homestead tax exemptions provided by the state (see the GA state page), Dekalb County extends the benefit to all advalorem taxes due on property occupied by a surviving spouse as a homestead. Note: Excludes special assessments for sanitation, stormwater, streetlights, etc.

Exemption must be applied for in person.


The 300 Club of Atlanta
3050 Peachtree Road, NW
Suite 620
Atlanta, GA 30305

Covers Atlanta metro area including Cobb, DeKalb, and Fulton Counties. Provides for immediate needs and follow up service on a case-by-case basis.


Disclaimer: The material contained in the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Survivor Benefits website is not the result of legal research, but rather is based on a scan of public documents. We have made every effort to be accurate and timely, but errors may exist. The material on this website is advisory only and should not be cited as evidence or proof that a benefit exists or that our facts are accurate. Always consult the decedent’s fire department for benefits assistance, or a benefits’ attorney. If, in the course of your own research, you see errors of fact, or new benefit information, please pass this information along to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.