Jesup GA 31545
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.
Formerly Tri-County CASA, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit agency that recruits, screens, trains and supervises community volunteers who advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children who are under the jurisdiction of the Appling, Jeff Davis and Wayne County Juvenile Courts.
Baxley GA 31513
Through federal funding, older Georgians 60 years of age and older can receive access to lawyers and paralegals who provide representation in non-criminal legal cases, information on many issues of interest to seniors, and community education to prevent harm that may potentially be caused by not having access to legal assistance.
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.
Brunswick GA 31520
We provide representation to eligible clients in selected civil matters. We do not handle criminal cases. We do not handle fee-generating cases where a person may obtain representation from the private bar.
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
Jesup GA 31546
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.
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.
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.