Child Care Resource and Referral

Agency Website Address
Agency Phone Number
Agency Address
190 Crossroads Pkwy
Port Wentworth GA 31407
Service Hours
8AM-5PM Mon-Fri
Services Description

N/A

Counties You Serve
Wayne
Agency Phone Number
Agency Fax
Agency Address
1220 S. First St.
Jesup GA 31545
Service Hours
8 AM 5 PM Mon - Fri Monday Friday
Services Description

NOTICE
This Division of Family & Children Services is open and operating; however, DFCS is temporarily reducing in-person operations to prevent the spread of COVID-19. As a result, we encourage you to use self-service options during this time.

General Information:
Call 1-877-423-4746
Visit dfcs.ga.gov

Apply for Food Stamp and Medicaid benefits at gateway.ga.gov (verification documents and case status info for all benefits [food stamps, Medicaid and TANF] is also available here)

Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT):
https://www.connectebt.com/gaebtclient/
888-421-3281 for updates

Child Welfare
If you have questions about an existing child welfare case, call your case manager or their supervisor for support.

To report suspected child abuse or neglect, call DFCS Child Protective Services (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) at 1.855.GACHILD
(1.855.422.4453)

 

 

Counties You Serve
Wayne
Agency Phone Number
Agency Address
3805 Presidential Pkwy Atlanta, GA 30340
Service Hours
24 Hours
Services Description

Variety of services to Georgia families impacted by disabilities or special healthcare needs: -Parent Training Information Center (PTI) -Health Information Center (F2F) -Babies Can't-Wait Central Directory -Parent to Parent USA State Affiliate -Region 3 Parent Technical Assistance Ctr

Counties You Serve
Wayne
Agency Website Address
Agency Phone Number
Agency Fax
Agency Address
[undisclosed] Jesup, GA
Service Hours
24 Hours Mon - Sun Monday Sunday
Services Description

12 bed emergency shelter open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to serve victims of domestic violence and their children. A 24 hour hotline.

Fair Haven is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year with trained staff. Crisis Line can be called at any hour on any day. Outreach Services (those services for individuals/ families not living in the shelter but needing domestic violence services) takes place Monday- Friday 8 AM to 5 PM in Wayne, Appling, and Jeff Davis counties.

Program is for women who are victims of domestic violence and their children 17 years of age or younger. Male victims are housed off-site and receive the same service and individualized case management.

Counties You Serve
Wayne, Appling, Jeff Davis
Wayne Memorial Hospital Educational Services
Agency Website Address
Agency Phone Number
Service Hours
8 AM 5 PM Mon - Fri
Services Description

Call for information on classes, training, nutrition counseling and current programs. 530-3118 or 427-6811.

Counties You Serve
Wayne
CAPS – Children & Parent Services
Agency Website Address
Agency Phone Number
Services Description

About CAPS
The CAPS program supports early education goals by assisting low income families with the cost of child care while they work, go to school or training, or participate in other work-related activities.
The purpose of CAPS is threefold:
-Provide access to high quality and affordable early learning environments for families who are considered low income.
-Support DECAL's efforts in increasing positive school readiness outcomes.
-Assist families in achieving and maintaining self-sufficiency by providing financial supports for child care costs.

CAPS is administered by the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning.

If you need assistance accessing Gateway, contact Customer Support at 1-877-423-4746 or 1-800-255-0135 (if you have a hearing impairment).

Counties You Serve
All in Georgia