Domestic Violence Support

Action Pact
Agency Name
Agency Website Address
Agency Phone Number
Agency Fax
Agency Address
409 S. Third Street
Jesup GA 31545
Service Hours
8AM-2:30PM Mon-Fri
Services Description

Transform families and communities by providing opportunities and services that promote economic support and social independence. Senior Nutrition Program provides meals and social activities to the elderly. Weatherization Program provides free energy related repairs to eligible households to make them more energy efficient.

Counties You Serve
Wayne
Agency Website Address
Agency Phone Number
Agency Address
230 W Bay Street
Jesup GA 31545
Service Hours
9AM-2PM Sunday
Monday through Thursday
Services Description

Resource Center for Southern Baptist Churches

Counties You Serve
Wayne
Agency Website Address
Agency Phone Number
Agency Fax
Agency Address
205 E. Cherry St.
Jesup GA 31546
Service Hours
8AM-5PM Mon-Fri
Services Description

Christian counseling and some refererals to specialized services.

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
Fair Haven Community Resource Center
Agency Website Address
Agency Phone Number
Social Media: Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/Fairhaven5889999
Agency Fax
Agency Address
261 S. Brunswick Street
Service Hours
M-F 8:00AM-5:00PM
Services Description

Fair Haven's Outreach & Education Program target's domestic violence victims in Wayne, Appling and Jeff-Davis Counties who do not need emergency shelter, but are living with or in domestic violence. The Outreach Program collaborates with other community agencies to obtain the most effective resources to assist the family live a life free from the fear of violence. This program is designed for families to gain knowledge and resources to become a strong and stable family, to assist children's emotional and educational needs while being led by confident and capable parent(s). Monthly support groups are offered as well.

Counties You Serve
Wayne, Appling, & Jeff-Davis
Agency Phone Number
Service Hours
24 Hours
Services Description

The Magnolia House provides services to victims of domestic violence who do not know where to turn, or have no place to go for assistance. Domestic violence crosses all social, economical and cultural boundaries. - 24-Hour Crisis Line- Safe, Confidential Shelter- Emotional Support- Children Services and Advocacy- Legal Advocacy- Referrals to Community Partners- Temporary Assistance for Needy Families- (TANF)- Personal Advocacy- Transportation

Counties You Serve
Ware, Wayne, Brantley
Shane’s Crib Discipleship and Recovery Center
Agency Website Address
Agency Phone Number
Social Media: Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/shanescribbondagebreaker/
Agency Fax
Agency Address
1303 S 1st St
Jesup, GA 31545
Service Hours
9a.m. - 3p.m., M-F
Services Description

Our program is designed to treat the root of substance use disorder and alcoholism. We offer classes in Boundaries, Codependency, Trauma and Grief Therapy, Moral Reconation Therapy, Big Book study, AA, NA, CR, Bible study, and processing groups. We use a therapeutic community model, and we offer group counseling and one on one counselling. We believe a relationship with Jesus Christ is imperative to freedom, and learning to use tools of recovery can lead to successfully dealing with life of life's terms.

Counties You Serve
Wayne, Brantley, Glynn, Pierce, Ware, Macintosh, Camden, Liberty, Long, and all others
Categories-Tags
Agency Website Address
Agency Phone Number
Social Media: Facebook
United Way of South Georgia
Agency Address
3400 Parkwood Dr.
Brunswick, GA 31520
Services Description

Non-profit organization.

Counties You Serve
Wayne, Ware, Pierce, Clinch, Atkinson, Coffee, Bacon and Brantley
Agency Phone Number
Agency Address
145 North Brunswick St.
Jesup GA 31546
Service Hours
24 hours
Services Description

Victims of many types of crimes have rights and responsibilities under a Georgia law (O.C.G.A. 17-17-1) called the Victim’s Bill of Rights. The purpose of the Victim-Witness Assistance Program is to educate and assist victims of such crimes.

Counties You Serve
Wayne
Wayne Behavioral Health Services
Agency Phone Number
Agency Address
1245 S. 1st Street
Jesup GA 31545
Service Hours
9a 5p Mon - Fri
Services Description

The Oaks
Its Substance Abuse for Adolescent ages 10 through 17

Counties You Serve
Wayne

RESOURCE DIRECTORY CRITERIA

Health and human service programs offered by State, county or municipal governments which have offices in or serve residents of Wayne County.

Organizations that serve Wayne County. Agencies outside of the Wayne County area that meet a need for residents in Wayne County, that is not met by a non-profit or public agency within said area.

For profit agencies that provide a service not met by public or non-profit agencies. For profit agencies offering low-cost goods that are not readily available through community non-profit agencies. For profit agencies that offer free or low cost services to the community.

  • Advocacy groups related to health and human service issues.
  • Civic and business associations.
  • Professional organizations that provide a public service.
  • Private schools for special needs.
  • Professional and regulatory boards.
  • Information and referral services.
  • Non-profit nursing homes.
  • Community groups.
  • Chambers of Commerce.
  • Licensed childcare facilities.
  • Self-help support groups.
  • Social or fraternal organizations that serve non-members.
  • Administrative offices of public schools in Wayne County

Not Eligible to be Included:

Agencies that violate federal, state or local laws or regulations, Agencies promoting or permitting racism or bigotry,

Agencies that provide services based out of the provider’s home unless licensed to do so,

Organizations (churches, social clubs, etc.) to the extent that they offer a service only to their members, Commercial businesses not described above.