DFCS – Wayne County Department of Family and Children Services

Pregnancy Support

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 Name
Agency Phone Number
Agency Address
240 Peachtree St., Health Dept.
Jesup GA 31545
Service Hours
7 AM 6 PM Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu
Services Description

Medical care coverage for children, incl. prenatal care for pregnant women, hospitilization, emergency care, immunizations, prescription medications, dental care for children, health checks and screenings.

Agency Website Address
Agency Phone Number
Agency Fax
Agency Address
155 North Wayne Street
Jesup Georgia 31546
Services Description

Safe Kids Wayne County is led by Wayne County Sheriff’s Office & Wayne County EMA, which provides dedicated and caring staff, operation support and other resources to assist in achieving our common goal: keeping your kids safe. Based on the needs of the community, this coalition implements evidence-based programs, such as car-seat checkups and safety workshops that help parents and caregivers prevent childhood injuries. RISK AREAS WE WORK IN: Home • Button Battery Injury Prevention • Falls Prevention • Fire, Burns and Scalds Prevention • General Home Safety • Liquid Laundry Packets • Medication Safety • Suffocation Prevention and Sleep Safety • Toy Safety • TV and Furniture Tip-overs Prevention • Water Safety Cars and Road • Pedestrian Safety • In and Around Cars Child Passenger Safety Heatstroke Awareness and Prevention Frontovers and Backovers Prevention Getting Ready to Drive Sports and Play • Sports-Related Injuries • Bicycle, Skateboard and Other Wheeled Sports Safety We also have resources for senior drivers

Agency Name
Agency Website Address
Agency Phone Number
Agency Fax
Agency Address
212 S. First St Ste 6
Jesup Ga 31545
Service Hours
Mon – Fri
Services Description

Pregnancy Test (Free), STI Testing, Parenting Classes, Option Counseling, Ultrasound, Material Services

Agency Website Address
Agency Phone Number
Agency Address
261 W. Plum Street
Jesup GA 31545
Service Hours
8a 4p Mon – Fri Monday Friday
Services Description

We raise money primarily via the workplace campaign and distribute the money we raise to local nonprofits and to our own social service programs.

Counties You Serve
Atkinson, Bacon, Brantley, Clinch, Coffee, Pierce, Ware, 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
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