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.
Savannah GA 31405
American Cancer Society
Jesup GA 31545
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.
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):
888-421-3281 for updates
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
Glennville GA 31427
Early Childhood & Family Support, Workforce & Career Services, and Housing & Financial Empowerment.
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.